Finnair's countdown to Singapore begins

Friday 4, March 2011


Finnair's countdown to Singapore begins


Finnair will begin scheduled flights on 30 May to the sparkling, pulsating five million inhabitant metropolis of Singapore. Singapore will be Finnair's tenth scheduled flight destination in Asia.


Finnair will also be the only airline to offer a daily connection between Singapore and Northern Europe with a timetable tailored to the needs of business passengers.


Finnair's Singapore flight will be the fastest connection between Northern Europe and Singapore. At the same time, the route will offer good onward connections for passengers continuing to other destinations from Singapore and Helsinki. For passengers coming from Asia, the Singapore route will offer connections via Finnair's route network to 50 European destinations. Via Singapore, on the other hand, passengers can travel conveniently to Australia and Southeast Asia using Finnair's comprehensive partner network. The Singapore route will also offer excellent leisure travel opportunities not only in Singapore itself, but also in the neighbouring countries of Malaysia and Indonesia.


"We have already achieved recognition in Singapore. Our local customers are impressed by the daily connection and a flight schedule suitable to a daily rhythm. Viewed from Singapore, Finnair's new scheduled flights offer connections to the whole of Europe. In addition to Singapore, we expect to attract passengers particularly from Australia," says Petteri Kostermaa, Head of Finnair's Singapore Sales Unit.


The countdown to Singapore begins on 3 March on Finnair's Facebook page, when there will be 88 days remaining to the maiden flight. Finnair celebrates its 88th birthday in November this year. The Facebook page will provide information and tips on a daily basis about Finnair and the new long-haul destination as a countdown progresses.



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