Finnair schedules last AY666 Friday the 13th flight in Oct 2017

Finnair tomorrow (13OCT17) is operating last scheduled flight AY666 on a Friday the 13th, as the oneWorld member set to introduce new flight number range from 29OCT17, previously reported on Airlineroute on 11NOV16. AY666 currently serves from Copenhagen to Helsinki on daily basis.

Based on data from OAG Schedules Analyser as well as Finnair timetable, Finnair first allocated flight number AY666 for Copenhagen departure to Helsinki in April 1997, on Saturdays only with DC9. Prior to this, AY666 was allocated on Stockholm Arlanda – Mariehamn – Turku up to March 1982. AY666 Copenhagen to Helsinki later allocated to weekdays only flight from 26AUG02, then expanded to 6 weekly (except Saturdays) from March 2004, and daily service March 2007.

Finnair’s first “Flight 666 to HEL(sinki) on Friday the 13th” was on 13SEP02, operated by DC9. On 13OCT17, AY666 will be operated by Airbus A320 aircraft, with following schedule.

AY666 CPH1320 – 1555HEL 320

The last scheduled AY666 operation is on 28OCT17, switching to AY954 from 29OCT17. For the time being, the airline does not allocated flight 666 on/after 29OCT17 on scheduled basis, however it didn’t rule out future allocation for special flight purposes.