Finnair launches Mumbai-Helsinki direct flights three times a week | Aviation news
Good news for air passengers! If you’re planning to travel to Finland and don’t want stops on your flight, this is news for you! Now passengers don’t have to worry about long layovers or connecting flights, as Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) welcomed Finnair’s maiden plane AY125, which connects Finland directly to India.
The inaugural flight arrived in Mumbai on 7 August at 05:15 and flight AY126 departed CSMIA at 07:10 on the same day. Virgin flight took off carrying a full flight of passengers. With the new route, passengers traveling from CSMIA have even more seamless connections to Finland, the United States and major European cities. Air services operate three times a week.
Regarding Finnair starting from Mumbai, CSMIA’s spokesperson stated: “CSMIA is very happy to cooperate with Finnair, which is one of the leading airlines offering routes in Asia, the United States and Europe. Aiming to offer passengers unparalleled travel in different geographical areas, the partnership is not only a step towards a direct connection to Finland, but it is an indication of CSMIA’s continuous effort to expand the selection of destinations around the world and the vision to participate in the global travel network. .”
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The Finnair airline with its headquarters in Helsinki combines passenger and cargo traffic between Asia, North America and Europe. Finnair is a member of the One World Alliance, and the airline’s goal is to reduce its net emissions by 50 percent by the end of 2025 from the starting level of 2019 and to achieve carbon neutrality by the end of 2045 at the latest.