Tag: Helsinki

Lufthansa Airbus A321 Engine Shuts Down in Flight near Berlin

Reading Time: 1 minute Lufthansa Airbus A321, performing flight from Munich to Helsinki with 158 passengers on board, was enroute south of Berlin when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine down and diverted the aircraft to Berlin Tegel for a safe landing. The airport reported the aircraft landed single engine. The airline confirmed the aircraft landed […]

First Officer Incapacitated During the Finnair A321 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Finnair Airbus A321-200, registration OH-LZP performing flight AY-617 from Helsinki to Ivalo (Finland) with 186 passengers, was enroute at FL370 about 130nm north of Helsinki when the first officer became ill prompting the captain to take control and return the aircraft to Helsinki, where the aircraft landed safely about one hour after departure and […]

Finland To Test Drones Along Russian Border

Reading Time: 1 minute Finland plans to test drones along its frontier with Russia as an increasing number of asylum seekers from the Middle East and Africa cross the country’s Arctic border. Major Jussi Napola, of the Finnish border guard, said Helsinki intends to run the tests along its 833-mile (1,340-kilometer) border with Russia. “The plan is to test […]

Finnair to Sell Facilities at Helsinki Airport to Finavia

Reading Time: 1 minute Finnair’s strategic objective is to double its Asian traffic by 2020 from the level of 2010. To enable its growth, Finnair has ordered 19 new Airbus A350 XWB aircraft, which also increase Finnair’s cargo capacity considerably. With a view to the growth of its cargo traffic, Finnair is constructing a new state-of-the-art cargo terminal to […]