Flydubai to launch direct flights to Finland's Helsinki
Love a good sauna? Then you’ll want to put this destination on your bucket list…
Flydubai has announced its plans to start direct flights from Dubai to Helsinki, the capital of Finland.
The low cost carrier will offer a daily service from Dubai International Airport to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport from October 11.
The airline said it would be the first to offer a year-round service between the two cities. The flight time will be roughly six-and-a-half hours each way.
“We remain committed to opening up previously underserved markets and to providing more travel options to fly to Dubai and beyond,” said Flydubai chief commercial officer Hamad Obaidalla, speaking at the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai.
Return economy class fares will start at Dhs1500, with a promotional rate of Dhs1300 offered for bookings made up until May 31.
Flydubai has added several new destinations to its network in recent months, including the launch of flights to Dubrovnik in Croatia and Krakow in Poland this month.
Finland is a popular winter destination, and one of the best places on Earth to see the Northern Lights.
It’s also famous for its sauna culture. Helsinki is even home to the world’s first Burger King spa, where you can indulge in a burger before sweating it out at the in-store sauna.