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Finnair is to reinstating its Helsinki to the Japanese city of Osaka service from today Sunday 26 March, after a one-year hiatus, initially operating three times weekly, with flights departing on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday operated by two class Airbus A350-900 aircraft.

The route have been specifically timed to allow easy connections from Finnair’s destinations across Ireland & UK network including Dublin, Edinburgh,  London Heathrow and Manchester.

Finnair Chief Commercial Officer Ole Orvér, said “We are happy to be able to respond to the increasing travel demand between Europe and key Asian destinations. In summer 2023, we will be operating altogether 14 weekly connections between Finland and Japan. The Helsinki Airport with its spacious new facilities offers an excellent experience both for customers visiting Finland and for those who continue onwards to one of our many European destinations.”

The carrier is celebrating 100 years in November 2023. To mark the centenary, the beloved Moomin characters are featured on the livery of two Finnair Airbus A350-900 aircraft OH-LWO and OH-LWP for the duration of the year on its long haul route network.

Osaka is a large port city and commercial center on the Japanese island of Honshu. It’s known for its modern architecture, nightlife and hearty street food. The 16th-century shogunate Osaka Castle, which has undergone several restorations, is its main historical landmark. It’s surrounded by a moat and park with plum, peach and cherry-blossom trees. Sumiyoshi-taisha is among Japan’s oldest Shinto shrines.

Image Credit: Airbus



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