By Mette Larsen, Scandasia.com
FINLAND’S flag carrier Finnair will this winter be offering direct flights from Arlanda Airport, Stockholm, to Bangkok and Phuket.
According to Breaking travel News, starting from October 22, Finnair will be flying from Arlanda to Bangkok five times a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays on its Airbus A350. Come November 28, Finnair will be increasing the weekly frequencies to seven days a week operating from Monday through Sunday until April 22 next year.
In addition, Finnair will also be flying from Arlanda into Phuket on Sundays starting on October 24 and from November 4 the airline will add an extra flight on Thursdays and from November 30 an extra flight on Tuesdays will be added. The Arlanda-Phuket route will be operated until April 21 with an Airbus A350 aircraft.
Ole Orvér, chief commercial officer, Finnair says that Thailand is amongst the top winter destinations for Swedes and the air carrier is excited to meet the travel needs of their Swedish customers with the non-stop service from Sweden to Thailand. “The new flights will strengthen our offering in the Swedish market,” he says.
Finnair also flies to Bangkok and Phuket from its home base Helsinki Airport.
A Finnair jetliner and cabin crew. Photos: Finnair.com