As a result of a fall in passenger traffic due to COVID-19, Finavia has been able to begin the renovations a year earlier than originally planned.
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The project consists of a terminal extension and development of associated outdoor areas at Helsinki Airport, including two new parking garages and a weather-protected passageway.
The decision to close runway 1 at Helsinki Airport for six months is a result of significantly reduced flight numbers due to strict travel restrictions.
A total of 16 COVID-19 dogs will be operating at Helsinki Airport, working to identify passengers who are infected with the virus.
As part of its efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep passengers safe, Finavia is trialling UVC disinfecting technology at its airports.
Finavia's Ivalo, Kittilä and Kuusamo airports are now welcoming passengers again, with Tampere–Pirkkala Airport set to re-open in September 2020.
David Leonard and Ian Nicholson from BREEAM – a leading sustainability assessment method – detail how airport operators can improve the environmental performance of their assets.
Airports and aviation organisations share COVID-19 experiences with Airport Regions Council (ARC), including innovative solutions that proved efficient.
Johan Juujärvi, Manager of Rovaniemi Airport, spoke to International Airport Review regarding the procedures that are in place to tackle winter weather at Finland’s third busiest airport.
A new Terminal 2 is being built next to the old terminal building, and work is set to continue despite the impact COVID-19 has had on the airport.
Within International Airport Review's exclusive CEO series, Ulla Lettijeff, Director of Helsinki Airport, discusses the importance of a sustainable aviation industry, and how the airport is working to become emission free.
Using technology, data analysis, Finnish design and family-friendly features, Finavia is determined to secure a flawless passenger experience at Helsinki Airport, details Timo Järvelä, Vice President of Passenger Experience and Processes.
The Helsinki Airport: Metsä/Skogen wellbeing centre aims to reduce stress among passengers travelling through the airport.
The introduction of new double passenger bridges is part of Helsinki Airport's efforts to create a more seamless travel experience for passengers.
In Finland, there is nothing exceptional about harsh winter conditions. With snow typically covering the Helsinki region for almost a third of the year, we need to overcome the challenges of the constantly changing winter weather, explains Kimmo Mäki, President and Chief Executive Officer of Finavia.