Finnair adds three leisure routes for Summer 2019
Finnair is strengthening it holiday offering by launching new routes to Bologna, Bordeaux and Porto during the peak summer season and adding capacity to a number of its popular destinations.
The airline will fly up to three weekly flights to Bologna in Italy, between 10 April and 18 October; up to two weekly flights to Bordeaux in France, between 11 May and 14 September; and two weekly flights to Porto in Portugal, between 21 June and 12 August. All three new routes will be operated with an A319 aircraft.
Bologna is well known for its gastronomy and wine scene. In addition, the city is an easy gateway to several other popular Italian cities and regions. Some of the Finnair flights will offer excellent connections for customers traveling from and to the airline’s Asian destinations.
Often referred to as the wine capital of the world, Bordeaux is also recognised for its food and wine scene as well as its historic centre, which is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Located on the coast of Northern Portugal, Porto is Portugal’s second largest city and it is the famous home of Port wine. The new route follows the successful launch of flights to Lisbon in 2018.
Juha Järvinen, Finnair’s chief commercial officer, said: “We are very pleased to be able to offer these three new routes for leisure traveller.
“The three cities and surrounding areas have plenty to offer our customers and we fully expect the routes to be popular with food enthusiasts as all three regions are superb culinary and wine regions.”
Finnair will also add capacity to some of its popular leisure destinations during the peak summer season, with additional weekly services to Alanya-Gazipasa, Palma de Mallorca, Split and Tel Aviv. It will also fly an additional triangle flight on Wednesdays between Helsinki, Ivalo and Kittilä from 24 April to 23 October.