Finnair flight cancellation 17 and 18 Apr

Saturday 17, April 2010


Finnair flight cancellation 17 and 18 Apr


Dust discharged into the air by the eruption of a volcano in Iceland is disrupting flight traffic in Europe. Helsinki Airport remains closed until Sunday, April 18th, 3 p.m. EET. Finnair has to cancel all of its flights until then.



Between Thursday and Saturday, Finnair has had to cancel 435 flights, affectingaround 54,000 passengers.


Passengers whose flights are cancelled may transfer their journey to a laterdate by contacting the travel agency that sold their ticket or Finnair.Passengers can also apply for a refund for Finnair flight tickets that remainunused due to cancellations. Refund can be applied also for Finnair flightsbetween April 18-25 that are not cancelled. If their flight is cancelled,passengers are advised not to come to the airport.


Information is being updated continually at the address to customers is provided on the telephone numbers +358 10 808 045 and+358 600 140 140. Read Finnair's Safety Pilot Jussi Ekman's blog about the effects of thevolcanic ash cloud at







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