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American Airlines to start direct flights from Helsinki to Chicago


A new airline carrier, American Airlines will start operating to Helsinki Airport. The airline will fly daily to Chicago starting from April 2011.
         “Helsinki Airport warmly welcomes American Airlines to Helsinki. Chicago hub provides strong network to U.S. and Helsinki Airport provides excellent connections to Russia, Baltic and Poland. New Chicago – Helsinki route enhances Helsinki’s position as a leading transfer Airport in Northern Europe”, says Finavia’s SVP Marketing Mr. Kimmo Ruotsalainen.
        The route will be flown daily in the summer traffic season 2011 with Boeing 767 aircraft. The flight will depart Chicago at 15.40 and arrive in Helsinki at 08.30. The flight from Helsinki back to Chicago will depart at 14.00, arriving at 15.20.
        The route will be operated in codeshare cooperation with Finnair, which means that the flight will carry also Finnair’s flight number. The new route will allow access to 43 new further destinations in North America. American Airlines flies in codeshare cooperation with Finnair to, among other destinations, Boston, Washington, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Miami. In Europe, Finnair flies in cooperation with American Airlines to London, Paris and Frankfurt.

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