Finnair will add three return flights per week on the Helsinki-New York JFK
route during the peak travel period June to September.
"The new flights will for the first time connect Finnair's Asian route network
with the US, creating fast connections via Helsinki from Asian cities to New
York and back," says Finnair's VP Network Strategy and Traffic Planning Petteri
Finnair flight AY007 will depart from Helsinki on Wednesdays, Fridays and
Sundays at 17:10, connecting with flights from Beijing, Delhi, Hong Kong,
Nagoya, Osaka, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo. The flights arrive in JFK at 18:50
local time. The return flight AY008 will depart from New York JFK airport at
22:40 and will connect with the same Asian cities on arrival in Helsinki the
following afternoon at 13:50.
The new flights will also provide excellent connections with Finnair's European
network, covering 40 cities all over Europe.
The departure time from New York at 22:40 is ideal for those wishing to work a
full day in New York before flying to Europe or Asia.
Finnair will fly a total of 10 weekly flights between New York and Helsinki in
Timetable for the new flights:
Helsinki-New York, AY007, 17:10-18:50 (Wed, Fri, Sun 31 May-13 Sep)
New York-Helsinki, AY008, 22:40-13:50* (Wed, Fri, Sun 31 May-13 Sep)
* arrival in Helsinki the following day