DOHA, – Qatar Airways announced the launch of flights to the Finnish capital, following the arrival of the airline’s first flight to Helsinki.

The launch of the new route to Helsinki, completes Qatar Airways’ network strategy of serving Nordic capitals, which currently includes Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo, and reinforces its commitment to serving the people of Northern Europe.

At a press conference in Helsinki, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, took the opportunity to update the regional and international media on the airline’s plans for the Nordics and beyond.

The new route will also give the people of Finland the opportunity to connect to more than 150 destinations on the airline’s global network, via its hub, Hamad International Airport, in Doha, he said, adding, “Helsinki has long

been on our list of destinations, to add to our route map.”

Qatar Airways flies daily to Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo and now Helsinki. This will give Finnish passengers the opportunity to travel seamlessly to destinations, such as Krabi and the Seychelles, which will be launched in Dec,

and Auckland, which will be launched on Feb 5, 2017, with many more new destinations to come.

Qatar Airways is one of the fastest growing airlines, operating one of the youngest fleets in the world.

Now in its 19th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 190 aircraft, flying to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations, across six continents.

Source: Nam News Network