Tokyo is already one of the most loved cities in the world, but with the upcoming Summer Olympics, it’s only getting bigger. Finnair currently operates a daily flight to Tokyo, in addition to Osaka, Fukuoka Nagoya services and a seasonal Sapporo ski flight, but the airline is also adding a new daily service to Tokyo Haneda, bringing the Airbus A350 even closer to central Tokyo.
Finnair will fly their Airbus A350-900 from Helsinki to Tokyo Haneda Airport beginning March 20th, 2020. The flight will complement the current Finnair flight into Tokyo Narita Airport, which is slightly further outside of the city. The new Finnair Haneda flight will depart Tokyo in the evening, adding flexibility for travellers who can now opt out of the current morning Narita flight.
An evening of Japanese whiskey and sake can certainly make a morning departure tenuous. The Airbus A350 brings an improved experience, thanks to jet lag reducing features such as a more natural cabin pressure, lower noise levels and better humidity, not to mention Finnair’s best business class setup.
Finnair already flies to regional airports in Japan few others do, with year round service to Osaka, Fukuoka and Nagoya, but the airline is capitalizing on the buzzing ski scene of Japan to launch an additional flight to Sapporo – which is not just a great beer – on the 15th of December. Offering a direct option to Sapporo is a game changer for European passengers averse to numerous flight changes.
Finnair’s new flight between Helsinki and Tokyo Haneda goes on sale today, October 7th for flights beginning March 20th, 2020 at Finnair.com. It will undoubtedly be quite popular in the run up to the summer 2020 Olympics Games, so be sure to look for an early flight sale as Finnair attempts to market this new route.