Finavia will start disinfecting security control trays with UVC light technology that kills bacteria and viruses. During the pilot project, equipment based on different technologies will be tested at a number of security control lines.
Helsinki Design Week, the Finnish capital’s renowned multidisciplinary festival, this year ran as a hybrid digital and physical format. Having taken place between September 03 – 13 its main exhibition programme hosted from the newly renovated Helsinki Olympic Stadium, with a stream of digital events taking the design festival to a wider audience and those unable to attend in person.
In the coming few years, top specialty stores, cafés and restaurants will be opened at Helsinki airport, including Bvlgari, Jimmy Choo, Chloé, champagne bar Helcin and the essence of Finland reflecting Cafe Koivikko.
Helsinki Airport’s new extension, Aukio, opened on February 08 and boasts architecture, design and atmosphere, providing air passengers with a refreshing moment of rest and relaxation before their next flight.
The 20 millionth passenger of the year visited Helsinki Airport. This historical milestone is the climax of the unprecedented growth in the past few years. The current development programme budgeted at EUR1 billion helps the airport to prepare for serving up to 30 million passengers a year.
Finavia will begin the expansion work of Helsinki Airport's Terminal 2 in spring 2019 but some preparation work is already being carried out.
Finnair plans to launch a route from Helsinki Airport to Los Angeles at the end of March 2019.
Expansion work at Helsinki Airport’s Terminal T1 is progressing as the airport’s passenger flows experience strong growth.
Finavia is expanding the baggage handling system at Helsinki Airport.