• Joe Breitfeller

Finnair Introduces Nonstop Flights From Stockholm to Bangkok, Phuket and Miami for Winter 2021/22

Finnair will launch new nonstop long-haul flights from Arlanda, Stockholm in Sweden to Bangkok, Phuket and Miami for the winter 2021/2022 season. All three routes will be operated with a state-of-the-art Airbus A350.


Finnair Airbus A350-900 - Courtesy Airbus

On Friday (July 9, 2021), Finnair announced the launch of new nonstop long-haul flights from Arlanda, Stockholm in Sweden to Bangkok and Phuket in Thailand, as well as Miami, Florida (U.S.), for the winter 2021/22 season. All three routes will be operated with an Airbus A350. From October 22, 2021, Finnair will offer five weekly flights between Arlanda and Bangkok on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, increasing to daily service from November 28th through April 22, 2022. Arlanda to Phuket service will operate once-weekly on Sundays from October 24th, with an additional Thursday frequency from November 4th and a third flight on Tuesdays from November 30th. The Arlanda-Phuket route will be operated until April 21, 2022.


Flights between Arlanda and Miami will launch with twice-weekly service on Wednesdays and Saturdays from October 23rd, with additional Monday and Friday flights starting November 29th. The Arlanda-Miami route will be operated until April 22, 2022. The new service from Stockholm complements Finnair’s service to Bangkok, Phuket and Miami from their home base at Helsinki Airport.


In Friday’s announcement, Finnair’s Chief Commercial Officer, Ole Orvér, said,


“We are excited to meet the travel needs of our Swedish customers with a non-stop service from Arlanda to Thailand and Miami, which are among the top winter holiday destinations for Swedes. The new flights will strengthen our offering in the Swedish market.”


Specializing in passenger and cargo traffic between Asia and Europe, Finnair is a modern premium network airline with a competitive advantage due to their geographical location. Sustainability is at the heart of everything Finnair does, and the carrier is committed to cutting their net emissions by 50 percent by the end of 2025 (compared to a 2019 baseline) and achieving carbon neutrality by the end of 2045. The carrier is also a member of the global oneworld® alliance and its shares are traded on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.



Source: Finnair