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.
Finavia is expanding the baggage handling system at Helsinki Airport.
Finavia’s large-scale investment of around EUR55 million will enable the further growth of Lapland’s tourism industry and increase Finland’s accessibility and competitiveness.
Joni Sundelin has been promoted to director at Finavia’s Helsinki Airport.
In 2017, Finavia served nearly 22.7 million passengers at its 21 airports, with Helsinki Airport breaking its record with nearly 19 million passengers over the year.
Kimmo Mäki has been promoted to CEO and president of Finavia.