Helsinki Vantaa Airport is where Helsinki holidays begin. Arriving and departing passengers will find the usual airport amenities: cafés and restaurants, duty-free shops and gift boutiques, and service providers such as barbers, business facilities, and children’s areas. This is an environmentally aware airport, actively pursuing ISO 14001, the international standard for environmental management programmes. It is also the leading long-haul airport in Northern Europe, servicing 90% of Finland’s international air traffic.
airberlin offers budget Helsinki flights from London Stansted. This budget airline offers excellent value for money and has already won the title of “Air Berlin: Best Cabin Staff Northern Europe 2008” because of its exemplary service. On all airberlin routes with a flight time of 90 minutes or longer, they offer, at extra cost, freshly prepared gourmet meals by Sansibar, one of the most famous restaurants on the island of Sylt.
Blue 1 Airlines offers high quality, competitively priced travel within Finland, from Finland, and to Finland. It takes off from London Stansted, and Economy Class passengers can buy food and beverages from the affordable in-flight menu, following the airline’s “buy-on-board” concept. Economy Extra passengers get a complimentary meal, including beverages.
Norwegian Air Shuttle (Nor Shuttle) also flies to Helsinki from London Stansted through Oslo. A member of the European Low Fares Airline Association, Nor Shuttle focuses on low-cost flights using Boeing 737 aircraft.
British Airways flies daily from London Heathrow to Helsinki. "Airline of the Year" in 2006, BA has been cruising the skies since World War I. Book a seat in World Traveller economy class, and get value for your money, as well as stress-free air travel. You won’t sacrifice comfort either, with the planes’ ergonomic seats, blankets, cushions, and socks.