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Finavia unveils immersive digital experience as part of Helsinki Airport terminal extension

Finnish airport operator Finavia has officially opened its new 33,400m² (360,000ft²) extension at Helsinki Airport, nicknamed Aukio. The key feature of the new extension is the event plaza where a digital spatial experience immerses passengers and enables them to experience all four seasons of the great Finnish outdoors. Joni Sundelin, Helsinki Airport director, Finavia, said, […]

New Ajisen Ramen restaurant serves Asian delicacies at Helsinki Airport

Newly opened  Ajisen Ramen at Helsinki Airport is the chain’s second restaurant in Europe and the first in Northern Europe. The restaurant was opened 8th February at Aukio, Helsinki Airport’s latest extension. At the opening ceremonies, representatives from the international Ajisen Ramen chain, Katsuaki Shigemitsu ja Osamu Honda, were enthusiastic to officially open the latest […]

Finavia’s Investment at Helsinki Airport Enters a New Phase

For Helsinki Airport, the year 2019 will be transformative. Within the next year, the airport will face more reformations and changes than ever before. In January, the front of Terminal 2 will become the focal point of expansion work. The construction work will affect traffic arrangements and the mobility of passengers. “Next year, we will […]

Plaza Premium Lounge opening at Helsinki Airport in February 2019

Helsinki Airport’s wide range of services will be topped up with a new pay-in lounge, Plaza Premium Lounge, opening in February 2019 at non-Schengen terminal as a part of the terminal extension opens. The new lounge operator was selected through a public tendering process. Being ranked as the best airport in Northern Europe, Finavia continues […]

Helsinki Airport Terminal T1 Expanding

Passenger flows at Helsinki Airport are experiencing strong growth. As a part of the airport’s development programme, also the expansion work of Terminal T1 is progressing – if everything continues to stay in the schedule, seven new departure gates will be opened for passenger use next summer. Terminal T1 expansion will increase the airport’s capacity […]

Finavia is expanding the baggage handling system at Helsinki Airport

By the end of 2019, when it is completed, the expansion will increase the capacity, safety and flow of baggage with over 3 kilometres of new baggage handling belt and 50% more capacity. This renewal is part of Finavia’s 1 billion euro investment programme at Helsinki Airport. Finavia’s System Manager Timo Salminen is responsible for […]

Work on extension of Helsinki Airport Terminal 2 is proceeding smoothly

The first signs of the terminal extension will be visible to passengers at the end of the year when demolition work on the car park P1/P2 in front of the terminal will start. Construction activities will affect passenger movements starting next spring. Finavia plans to extend Terminal 2 and modify its existing areas at Helsinki […]

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 is now carbon-neutral

It is now official: The carbon footprint of Helsinki Airport is zero and it has received the international Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) certificate for this achievement. “The ACA certificate awarded to Helsinki Airport is an important milestone in the implementation of Finavia’s accelerated climate programme at our airports.   Our climate programme comprises a number of […]

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 […]