Thursday, May 28, 2009

Finnair puts Airbus A330 on the New York route

Marking 40th anniversary of launching direct Helsinki-New York flights, Finnair has increased its weekly New York schedule by three flights.

In the beginning Finnair was using DC-8 on the New York route and had been flying via Amsterdam or Copenhagen for the first 15 years. First non-stop flight from helsinki to NYC took place in 1984 with a DC-10 plane.

The first Finnair's Airbus A330 flight to New York took place on April 6, 2009. The airline serves three flights a week between Warsaw and Helsinki.

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