As per 18JUN13 GDS timetable/inventory display, Finnair has loaded planned Airbus A321 Sharklet operational routes. The A321 Sharklet aircraft is now expected to enter operation from October 2013, with Helsinki – Dubai route. The 209-seater All-Economy Class aircraft will be replacing the carrier’s Boeing 757 aircraft, mainly operating on leisure routes.
Helsinki – Dubai Following schedule effective 27OCT13.
AY961 HEL0825 – 1630DXB 32B 135
AY963 HEL2050 – 0455+1DXB 32B 4
AY964 DXB0605 – 1040HEL 32B 5
AY962 DXB1740 – 2215HEL 32B 135
AY963/964 operates Day 47/Day 15 from 22DEC13.
Finnair also plans to operate Airbus A321 Sharklet aircraft on following routes, replacing Boeing 757:
Helsinki – Dubai eff 04OCT13 4 weekly (5 weekly from 22DEC13)
Helsinki – Las Palmas eff 27OCT13 6 weekly
Helsinki – Hurghada eff 29OCT13 2 of 4 weekly (3 of 4 weekly from 23DEC13; remainder 1 weekly operated by A320)
Helsinki – Sharm el Sheikh eff 02NOV13 1 of 2 weekly (2 weekly from 21JAN14)
Helsinki – Sharjah – Goa eff 12DEC13 1 weekly
Helsinki – Tenerife North eff 25DEC13 1 weekly
Helsinki – Tenerife South eff 26DEC13 4 weekly
Helsinki – Funchal eff 20JAN14 1 weekly
Helsinki – Marsa Alam eff 23JAN14 1 weekly
Helsinki – Fuerteventura eff 26JAN14 1 weekly
Planned operational routes and frequencies, as well as launch date remain subject to change.