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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 […]

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 […]

Helsinki Airport among the first airports in Europe to accept AliPay

Chinese passengers are the most rapidly growing customer group at Helsinki Airport. Being able to use a familiar payment method will further improve their service experience at the airport. Helsinki Airport is among the first airports in Europe to enable AliPay. The first commercial operators at Helsinki Airport adopted the Chinese AliPay mobile payment application […]

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 […]