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Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Finnair is making substantial adjustments to its traffic and will reduce approximately 90 percent of its normal capacity, compared to 2019, starting from the beginning of April 2020.
These adjustments will be in effect until the situation improves. As of April 1, Finnair will temporarily operate only approximately 20 routes, ensuring certain critical air and cargo supply connections for Finland during this exceptional situation. Finnair will start transitioning to the limited network immediately and will cancel between 1,500 to 2,000 flights from March 16 to March 31.
“The coronavirus epidemic has decreased air travel dramatically, but we want to maintain the most critical air connections for Finland also in this exceptional situation,” says Topi Manner, Finnair’s CEO, in a statement. “We cannot fly customers in a situation where we may not be able to fly them back home.”
“We cannot fly customers in a situation where we may not be able to fly them back home.”
As of April 1, Finnair operates the routes listed below, with a limited number of weekly frequencies, provided that there are no additional travel restrictions set by the authorities. All flights on other routes are canceled.
During the Easter travel season (early to mid-April) Finnair will also operate the following routes: Ivalo, Kittilä, Kuusamo
Finnair will also fly to Copenhagen, Moscow, Oslo, St Petersburg, Riga and Tallinn once the travel restrictions to these destinations are lifted.