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.
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The new technology will enable liquids to be carried in hand luggage, revolutionising the security check procedure and reducing plastic waste.
Daily operations within an airport are complex and stressful on a regular basis. However, when the winter season hits, snow, ice and other dangerous conditions can make running an airport a formidable task. Our Winter Operations In-Depth Focus from Issue 4 hears from four airports across the globe regarding how…
Runway resurfacing is required at Kuusamo Airport to repair damage caused by the extreme winter weather in Finland.
With the additional panels, Helsinki Airport’s solar power plant will be the largest airport-based solar power generation facility in the Nordics.
Finavia is expanding the selection of flight routes available at its airports through the introduction of three new airlines during the summer of 2019.
Airports worldwide have to change the numbers of their runways as magnetic north moves about 60 kilometres a year.
The number of passengers at Helsinki Airport are growing more rapidly than anticipated, which has meant that more airport space is needed, made possible through gate area reorganisation.
As Lapland’s tourism continues to boom, easyJet is providing a new route from London to Rovaniemi, which is scheduled to begin 31st October 2018
The ongoing development of Helsinki Airport will include an improved baggage handling system to cope with projected passenger numbers.
The project comes after years of steadily increasing traffic at Finland's busiest airport.
Rovaniemi, Kittilä and Ivalo airports will be expanded and more services added in response to rapid growth in the number of passengers.
Finnish airport operator Finavia is piloting a virtual interpreting service for the Chinese and Russian languages at its airports in Helsinki and Rovaniemi. The digital interpreters help passengers and service providers at airports to cross the potential language barrier.
When considering passenger experience, consideration must be given to design and flow, the efficiency of checkpoint areas and the usefulness of apps and digital services if airports want to satisfy the modern day passenger. This In-Depth Focus explores some current passenger experience developments and opportunities...