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Covid-19 dogs arrive at Helsinki Airport – able to identify the virus earlier than laboratory tests

Finavia welcomes covid-19 dogs to Helsinki Airport. The company is pleased with the city of Vantaa’s efforts to test new and efficient ways to reduce the spread of the covid-19 pandemic. Covid-19 dogs will soon start working at Helsinki Airport. The dogs’ sensitive noses are expected to speed up the process of identifying those infected […]

Helsinki Airport introduces new double bridges in the West Pier – Less bus rides on the apron for passengers

With two passenger bridges, the multiple aircraft ramp system (MARS) can accommodate two small planes or a single wide-body aircraft to which passengers pass through two jet bridges. This allows more and more passengers to board and deboard quickly through passenger bridges. Many passengers know how much more convenient it is to board or deboard […]

Construction of new entrance hall at Helsinki Airport proceeds on schedule

The demolition work in front of Terminal 2 is done, and the construction of the new iconic entrance and departures and arrivals halls is proceeding as planned. Last year, a massive construction site in front of Helsinki Airport has covered an area equivalent to nearly three Esplanadi parks in Helsinki. In the early 2020s, this […]

Good news for electric car drivers! Over 60 more charging stations at Helsinki Airport

Finavia now has 95 charging stations for electric hybrid cars at Helsinki Airport. Next year, when the new car park is completed, there will be additional charging stations at the airport’s parking facilities. Good environmental work is part of Finavia’s corporate responsibility. Our Sum of Good Things series highlights details of Finavia’s responsibility work. This […]

Plaza Premium Lounge officially celebrates its opening at Helsinki Airport

The Plaza Premium Lounge offers non-Schengen area passengers options for relaxation, food and entertainment. Mr. Song Hoi-See, founder of the award-winning lounge brand, finds it important that Finnish elements are present at Helsinki Airport and its Plaza Premium Lounge. Passengers of all airlines and travel classes can purchase access to the Plaza Premium Lounge. The […]

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 […]