Finnair adds fifth destination in Sweden, opens code share to Västerås in cooperation with NextJet

 Finnair adds Västerås in Central Sweden to its network, with a code share on the new NextJet route between Helsinki and Västerås, with flights starting on September 15.

The route is operated with three return flights on weekdays, one on Saturdays and two on Sundays, with smooth connections to Finnair's Asian and European network.

"The new Västerås route expands our reach in Sweden, and adds yet another destination to our strong European network, with timetables designed for smooth connections via our Helsinki Hub," says Juha Järvinen, Chief Commercial Officer, Finnair.

The code share is a part of Finnair's expansion in Sweden, and increases Finnair's Swedish destinations to five. Finnair flies daily to Arlanda and Bromma in Stockholm, to Gothenburgh in the west coast of Sweden, and as of September 1, to Umeå in cooperation with Swedish regional airline BRA.


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