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AIRPORT PROFILES Thursday, 02 August 2018 |

Northern star

Mari Peltomäki tells us more about the ongoing development of Aviapolis, Helsinki’s very own airport city, which is being developed around Finland’s capital city gateway.

RETAIL/F&B Thursday, 21 May 2015 |

On the menu

Airport World highlights the latest retail/F&B-focused customer service initiatives introduced by Gebr Heinemann and Stansted and Helsinki airports.

AIRPORT DESIGN Sunday, 20 April 2014 |

Project watch - Helsinki Airport

Major revamp planned for Finland’s gateway to the world.

NEWS Friday, 12 July 2013 |

International routes cushion Finavia’s traffic plunge

Finavia, the Finnish airport operator, saw its traffic slip in January–June to 9.4 million, down from 9.8 million in the first half of 2012.

NEWS Wednesday, 13 June 2012 |

Helsinki launches 'book swap'

Helsinki Airport has launched a book swapping station.
NEWS Tuesday, 30 August 2011 |

Helsinki Airport installs electronic air traffic control system

Finnish airport operator, Finavia, is rolling out a new electronic air traffic control system at Helsinki–Vantaa International Airport to improve aircraft safety and operations as passenger traffic at the gateway increases.

NEWS Wednesday, 20 July 2011 |

Helsinki Airport uses Bluetooth to speed up security queues

Helsinki–Vantaa Airport has launched a new system to track how long it takes passengers to get through security in an effort to speed up queuing times at checkpoints.

NEWS Tuesday, 12 July 2011 |

European airports break records


Airports in Scandanavia, the UK and central Europe have reported record levels of passengers over the last few months.

NEWS Monday, 18 April 2011 |

Finnair Lounge at Helsinki airport wins ‘Lounge of the Year’

By Dominic Welling



The Finnair Lounge at Helsinki’s Terminal 2 has beaten more than 600 other lounges worldwide to be named ‘Lounge of the Year 2011’.


NEWS Tuesday, 22 March 2011 |

Helsinki unveils new duty free shop

Helsinki Airport has unveiled a new 500sqm duty free shop that it hopes will boost sales by offering passengers a greater selection of international brands and “high quality Finnish products”.

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