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Finnair steps up Lapland flights

Finnair steps up Lapland flights
29 Jan 2014

Air carrier Finnair has confirmed it will be flying more tourists into Lapland from November 2014 with the start of its winter traffic timetable, following a three year cooperation arrangement with the country's largest tour operators.

Executives added that the Helsinki to Kittilä and Ivalo and Kuusamo routes will see increased activity, with timetables being drawn up to ensure passengers have good connections between Lapland and European and Asian destinations.

Rolf Backman, responsible for Finnair’s domestic sales, reported that an increase in demand for traffic to northern Finland had prompted the move by the air carrier.

"By offering more flights we want to offer to Finnish and international passengers the possibility to experience the magic of Finnish Lapland," he said, before going on to explain that Asian tourists are also keen to travel there to witness the Northern Lights.

With flights set to increase from November, it could be this winter is the time to experience Finnish Lapland.ADNFCR-408-ID-801687971-ADNFCR

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