Posted on: 10 August 2010 by Ross McSweeny
Blue1 has announced new routes and frequencies servicing European destinations and domestic Finland.
In late May, Blue1 announced a revised business focus with a strong emphasis on business travel and the number of routes and frequencies. The new Blue1 routes from Helsinki to Brussels and Berlin launched in March will be accompanied by a new direct route to Munich beginning on 13 September. The new service from Helsinki to Munich will increase the number of Star Alliance frequencies between Helsinki and Munich to four daily connections, together with Blue1 and Lufthansa.
There will be a doubling of the number of Blue1 flights from Helsinki to Zurich in November and to Paris in February 2011. A new route between Helsinki and Amsterdam will be opened next February.
Blue1’s strong domestic and Scandinavian operations will be further developed. A direct Oulu–Stockholm route will be opened on 1 November, and there will also be a second daily connection from Helsinki to Gothenburg, Sweden. In the course of coming months, the airline plans to increase its domestic flights by 22%.
There will be new morning and afternoon operations on the Kuopio–Helsinki route, increasing the number of daily operations to four on weekdays. The seasonal destinations of Kittilä and Kuusamo in Finnish Lapland will have daily operations from the beginning of December. The return connections to domestic destinations from abroad will be significantly improved on the domestic routes.