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Finland’s largest hotel ensemble to be built at Helsinki Airport

LAK Real Estate Oy will have Finland’s largest hotel ensemble built into their ownership at the Helsinki Airport. The construction will start next year, and the target is to open the hotel in 2023. – This new hotel project will rise right next to the airport terminal to serve air passengers and conference guests, thereby […]

Happy Collection summer campaign at Helsinki Airport – offering passengers happiness and a good mood

On 1 July, Helsinki Airport launches a campaign to spread a good summer mood and happiness among air passengers. As its name suggests, the story of the Happy Collection campaign is based on happiness. For two years in a row, Finland has been named the happiest country in the world. This summer, we want to […]

A new biofiltration system is cleaning the waters flowing through Helsinki Airport

An area dedicated to biofiltration has been completed at Helsinki Airport, to support the protection of watercourses around the airport. The pilot system is the largest in Finland in its class. Good environmental work is part of Finavia’s corporate responsibility. The Sum of Good Things article series highlights details of Finavia’s responsibility work. This article focuses on water management […]

Helsinki Airport’s new Aukio central plaza showcases Finnish brands for long-haul passengers

With the opening of Aukio, iconic Finnish brands are now even more available to the long-haul passengers of Helsinki Airport. Aukio, the new central plaza of Helsinki Airport, is the heart of the airport’s long-haul traffic. Aukio is an important place to showcase Finland especially for transfer passengers, so Finnishness is big theme in both the décor […]

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 […]