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Non-stop Flights to be Launched between Helsinki and Chongqing

Date: 2012.02.22 Editor: Evelyn Shi, Feb 22,2012

Finnair, Finland's flagship carrier and the country’s largest airline will launch a direct route between Helsinki and southwest China's Chongqing Municipality in May.


This new service, carried by Airbus A340 aircraft, is scheduled for regular flights four times a week. The flight time is expected to be eight-and-a-half hours. It will also be the first route connecting western China to Northern Europe.


At present, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong offer direct flights to Helsinki.