Finnair adds capacity to Helsinki-London route

Finnair will add belly cargo capacity to its route between Helsinki, Finland and London Heathrow from the beginning of winter season starting on 25 October 2015, and will operate three weekly frequencies on the route with a wide-body aircraft, to facilitate increased cargo demand on the route.


Finnair will add belly cargo capacity to its route between Helsinki, Finland and London Heathrow from the beginning of winter season starting on 25 October 2015, and will operate three weekly frequencies on the route with a wide-body aircraft, to facilitate increased cargo demand on the route.

Finnair has recently established its third cargo hub in London to better connect the United Kingdom with its extensive Asian network, and to off er improved connections for Finnair customers to North America utilising the extensive cargo network of its partner IAG Cargo. Finnair also has cargo hubs in Brussels, Belgium and in Helsinki, Finland.

The added wide-body belly cargo capacity on the Helsinki-London route complements the freighter service Finnair and IAG Cargo share between the cities, as well as the 35 weekly frequencies with A320 series aircraft. “Our customers value the reliability which comes from Finnair’s world-class punctuality and reliability on scheduled fl ights and our commitment to off ering the highest quality cargo handling.

Th e added wide-body capacity will be a great help in better connecting us with IAG Cargo’s network,” says Antti Kuusenmäki, head of Finnair Cargo.

Finnair transports nearly 150,000 tonnes of freight and mail annually, with cargo logistics hubs in Helsinki, Brussels and London as well as an extensive GSA network in over 40 countries. Specialised in air cargo traffi c between Europe and Asia, Finnair Cargo connects 13 cities in Asia with more than 60 destinations in Europe and North America.