Finnair considering plans to launch Tokyo Haneda and Sapporo Chitose services

9 October, 2017

Finnair is reportedly considering plans to launch services to Tokyo Haneda and Sapporo Chitose, as part of a wider plan to expand its Asia network by 15% (Nikkei Asian Review, 07-Oct-2017). Finnair CEO Pekka Vauramo said the carrier narrowed its choice of new Japanese destinations to two or three destinations. Finnair currently operates services to Nagoya, Tokyo Narita, Osaka and Fukuoka, according to OAG. The carrier currently operates 87 weekly services between Helsinki and Asian cities, increasing to 97 in FY2018 and 100 by FY2020.