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Finnair Services to Helsinki from Dublin Resume on 2 August

1st August 2020 - 11:00am

Finnair services to Helsinki from Dublin resume on 2 August

Finnair services to Helsinki from Dublin resume on 2 August

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Under the new DFA guidelines, non-essential travel to destinations on Ireland’s ‘green list’ can now resume under normal precautions. This includes travel onboard Finnair’s five-times-a-week service to Helsinki, restarting from Dublin on 2 August, connecting Ireland to the Finnair flight network.

 

Andrew Fish (Finnair GM UK, Ireland & Benelux) said: “We look forward to welcoming our Irish customers onboard again next month. The health and safety of our customers is always our number one priority. Passengers can expect to see changes in our onboard service as well as enhanced cleaning and hygiene protocols at the airport, as we adapt to the ‘new normal’ and encourage a safe, responsible return to flying across our network”.

 

Helsinki is the perfect destination for travellers looking for a post-lockdown getaway. With few crowds, the Finnish capital proves it’s possible to enjoy a city break while social distancing. Helsinki is not only the most sustainable and happiest capital in the world, but also a vibrant coastal city with over 300 islands, including sea fortress and UNESCO world heritage site Suomenlinna, 20 minutes from the market square by ferry.  There are also six nearby national parks and nature areas accessible by rail or car, offering travellers space, isolation and the great outdoors.

 

As well as Finland, Irish travellers can fly onwards to Lithuania and Estonia, also on the DFA’s updated ‘green list’. Finnair offers connecting services from Helsinki to both Tallin in Estonia and Vilnius in Lithuania, enabling customers travelling from Dublin to enjoy a two-centre city break.

 

The relaunch of Dublin services is part of a gradual reintroduction of passenger flights in line with demand, which sees Finnair operate up to 25% of its schedule in August. Finnair’s first flight into Dublin as travel restrictions are relaxed is due to land at 5:20pm when the AY1385 service, operated by an Embraer 90, touches down on 2 August.

 

Finnair has introduced new measures to ensure the highest possible hygiene standards when flying with the airline. At airports, it’s recommended to wear a face mask and check in online prior to arrival. On board Finnair aircraft, the frequency of cleaning has been intensified. A new boarding procedure will see customers seated at the back embark first with the reverse process for disembarking. The wearing of face masks is mandatory on board for all passengers and cabin crew (except children under 7). A streamlined onboard experience will minimise contact, with one inflight dining meal tray, no hot towel and welcome drink and no duty free or onboard purchases. Customers will get a special Clean Kit with hand sanitiser, surface wipes, and information leaflet packaged in an envelope that acts as a waste container.

 

Finnair urges customers to check the local travel restrictions at their destinations before making bookings and travelling. For more details, please visit http://www.finnair.com. Savings of up to 50% are available with fares from €369 in Business Class and €184 in Economy Class on return flights from Dublin to Helsinki (incl taxes & charges).


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Finnair services to Helsinki from Dublin resume on 2 August
Business class on the Finnair A350
Economy class on the Finnair A350

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