(03 Mar 2022, 11:18 +07)
Finnair has confirmed that from 9 March 2022,
the airline will fly to Tokyo Narita airport four times per week
Avoiding Russian airspace, the flight time will be
approximately 13 hours.
“Japan is one of our most important markets, and
we want to continue offering safe and reliable connections between
Helsinki and Tokyo also in this situation,” said Ole Orvér, Chief
Commercial Officer, Finnair. “Japan is also an important cargo
market, and air connections are needed to keep cargo moving.”
Finnair will operate the Helsinki – Tokyo Narita
route four times per
week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Finnair A350-900 reg: OH-LWA. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com
Flights are scheduled to depart from Helsinki at
The Tokyo – Helsinki will be operated on
Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with flights timed to depart
Earlier this week
Finnair cancelled its flights to China,
Japan and South Korea until 6 March 2022.
The airline continues to
fly from Helsinki to Bangkok, Delhi, Phuket and Singapore, with a longer routing
that avoids Russian airspace.
Finnair also flies to Bangkok and Phuket
from Stockholm Arlanda.
continue to evaluate possible alternative routings for our flights
to China and South Korea and will communicate on these as soon as
the plans are finalized,” Orvér said.
In case of flight
cancellation, customers can change their travel times, accept an
alternative flight, or apply for a full refund for the unused