Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Finnair is expanding its network and will open a direct, year-round route between Helsinki and Minsk on June 9, 2018. Flights between Helsinki and Minsk will be operated twice per week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays, with an Embraer 190 aircraft. Currently, Finnair also co-operates with Belavia on the Helsinki-Minsk route and Finnair's own flights will bring the total amount of weekly flights up to five.
Minsk is well known for its history, architecture and cultural arts scene. The city's many museums and historical sites also offer interesting activities for travelers interested in history and culture.
“A direct route to Minsk compliments well our network and will serve especially well customers traveling between Belarus and North America,” says Juha Järvinen, Chief Commercial Officer for Finnair. “Additionally, our new Minsk flights will connect well to Finnair's Asian and European network.”