On October 22, Finnair’s first long-haul flight from Stockholm lifted Arlanda in the company’s investment in Stockholm, and during the past weekend the premieres continued for Finnair, which is currently flying three long-haul flights from Arlanda and more are to be expected during the autumn.
On October 22, Finnair began flying directly between Stockholm Arlanda and Bangkok, which marked the start of the Finnish airline’s long-haul service from Sweden in a new investment that it is making. This past weekend, Finnair’s flights to Phuket and Miami from Arlanda have been premiered.
While two Airbus A350-900 aircraft will now fly from Stockholm to Bangkok, Phuket and Miami twice a week each, Finnair is expanding its presence at Arlanda when it also starts flying to Los Angeles in November and starts flying to New York in December. -JFK. Finnair will fly three times a week to Los Angeles from November 2 and to New York-JFK three times a week from December 7. Around Christmas, traffic will then be increased to four times a week in Stockholm-New York.
Finnair’s long-haul investment in Stockholm Arlanda is increasing competition on long-haul traffic from Sweden and the Finnish airline is competing with Thai Airways on the routes to Bangkok and Phuket, while SAS also flies to Miami and New York from Stockholm.
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Credit: Simon Ericson & Flyg24Nyheter
Original article (SE): https://flyg24nyheter.com/2021/10/26/finnair-ar-igang-med-langlinjetrafiken-fran-arlanda/