Finnair will continue to consolidate and strengthen its Nordic route network in 2019. It plans to open a new year-round route to Trondheim, Norway, in conjunction with Wideroe Airlines in June 2019, and will increase its popularity in Norway.
Trondheim is the third largest city in Norway and is known for its breathtaking scenery. It provides excellent natural conditions for activities such as hiking and enjoying the northern lights, and the city has a vibrant dining culture.
The Trondheim route is operated by Norwegian Wideroe Airlines every Friday and is operated on behalf of by Finnair (wetlease). The flight will be carried out by Bombardier Dash-8 Q400, from the Canadian Bombardier Aerospace Company. There will be business class and economy class on board, and the flight schedule will be linked to Finnair’s flight network between Asia and Europe.
Finnair and Wideroe Airlines have joined forces to increase flights to Tromso, Norway, for a one-year period starting June 4, and will fly to and from Tromsø and Helsinki every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
Located 350 km north of the Arctic Circle, Tromso is known for its unique Arctic natural features, Northern Lights and colourful outdoor activities such as hiking and whale watching.
Mr. Robert Öhrnberg, General Manager of Finnair Greater China, said: “The Nordic region is very attractive to Finnair’s Asian customers. We are very happy to add new routes to Trondheim and increase our capacity to Trømso,which enables Finnair to further expand its route network in the Nordic region. Finnair currently covers seven direct flights in the Greater China region, with destinations including Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Xi’an, Guangzhou, Nanjing and Hong Kong, connecting more than 100 cities in Europe. Finnair is expected to increase its total capacity in the Greater China by 12% this summer and fly 42 flights a week to connect China with Helsinki to meet the growing travel needs of passengers.”