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Finavia launches expansion and modernization program for Lapland airports

State-owned Finnish airport operator Finavia has committed to investing €55m (US$66m) in expanding and modernizing Rovaniemi, Kittilä and Ivalo airports in Lapland, with work beginning with immediate effect. Kimmo Mäki, CEO of Finavia, said, “Finavia’s large-scale investment will enable the further growth of Lapland’s tourism industry and increase Finland’s accessibility and competitiveness. With this development […]

Finavia trialling virtual interpreting service for Chinese and Russian passengers

Airport operator Finavia is piloting a virtual interpreting service for the Chinese and Russian languages at its Helsinki and Rovaniemi airports in Finland. The digital interpreters help passengers and service providers at airports to circumnavigate the language barrier. Tulka, a Finnish mobile interpreting service, and Finavia, the operator of 21 Finnish airports, have launched a […]

Helsinki Airport goes solar energy – Finavia supports the international climate agreement through its climate programme

Finavia has decided to speed up its ambitious climate programme. The aim is to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions caused by the operations of all of the company’s 21 airports to zero by 2020. Through its airport network, Finavia is a key party to the commitment of European airport companies to have 100 carbon-neutral airports in […]

Finavia recruits 200 test passengers to assess the new Helsinki Airport facilities – A role play inspired event at the airport

A new era of travel will soon be here when Finavia opens the new magnificent south wing of Helsinki Airport during summer 2017. Before the opening, Finavia will arrange a role play inspired event at the airport. During the day 200 volunteers have the chance to test that the south wing operations work as they […]

WHSmith to open stores at Helsinki Airport

The state-owned airport maintenance firm Finavia announced that the British retail chain WHSmith will open their first-ever shops in Finland at Helsinki Airport towards the end of this year. The UK-based chain of newsstand convenience stores WHSmith is scheduled to open four outlets at Helsinki Airport between late 2016 and early 2017, according to Finnish […]