Finnair has signed a codeshare deal with Belavia, the national carrier of Belarus. Commencing on 15 August, the agreement will see Finnair place its code on Belavia’s flights between Helsinki and Minsk. The route, which commenced in June, is flown three times a week (Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays) using a Canadair CRJ200 jet aircraft.
“This new agreement adds an interesting new destination to our route map and gives our guests from Asia and Europe a convenient way to reach Minsk by using Helsinki as a connect point,” said Hannu Sundberg, Finnair’s Vice President of Commercial Airline Partnerships.
“Co-operation with Finnair is very beneficial for passengers. Both companies offer a service of good quality and passengers get the shortest possible way from Belarus to Scandinavia and Southeast Asia,” added Igor Tcherginets, Belavia’s Deputy Director General for Marketing & International.
The Minsk services will connect to Finnair’s flights from Heathrow and Manchester.