Tag: Helsinki

New study reveals the best cities to live a healthy and happy life

Living a long and healthy life is highly influenced by environmental factors, such as diet and lifestyle. A recent study confirmed the impact of five lifestyle habits, such as smoking, physical activity, alcohol intake, body weight, and diet, on both total life expectancy and chronic diseases. But how to maintain a healthy lifestyle? To determine the best…

Ambassador Syrjälä attended the opening ceremony of Juneyao Air’s second route Finland-Zhengzhou

The Chinese carrier Juneyao Air celebrated the opening of its second direct flight to Finland at Zhengzhou airport on Sunday 18 October 2020. The opening ceremony was attended by, among others, the Finnish Ambassador H.E. Jarno Syrjälä, Vice Governor of Henan province Huang Qiang, Chairman of Henan Airport Group Kang Shengzhen and CEO of Juneyao…

Update on airlines resuming operations to Nordic capitals

Air carriers Finnair, Qatar Airways, Latvia’s airBaltic, Juneyao Airlines and Icelandair have unveiled plans to increase the number of flights operations from Finnish airports in August. Finnair announced on Twitter on 1 August 2020: “We will add new routes to our traffic plan in August. We will start flights to Alanya, Bergen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Crete,…

Finnair restarts weekly flight to Shanghai from 23 July

Finnair announced on 21 July 2020 that they have received permission from Chinese authorities to begin operating one weekly flight starting from 23 July 2020. The route opens between Helsinki and Shanghai with its Airbus A350 aircraft, flight schedule will be published in all Finnair sales channels. Ole Orvér, Chief Commercial Officer said “The re-opening…

Helsinki promotes start-ups, business investment in and via Singapore

Following the ‘Meet Finland in Singapore’ week that took place during the Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology 2018 (SWITCH), and also included Helsinki’s very own Slush tech start-up event concept (held for the third time also in Singapore), the Finnish organisers’ initial evaluation in a press release was positive and upbeat. They said that…