Finnair Resumes Long-Haul Flights in July. Beijing and Shanghai will be the first long-haul destinations to reopen. In addition to Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Bangkok, and three other Japanese routes.
Finnair expects a slow recovery starting in July after its 90% decline of flights in April of 2020. Travel completely came to a standstill.
Finnair Resumes Long-Haul Flights to Europe too
26 European routes are also expected to open in July, including Brussels, Moscow, Prague, Rome, Madrid, Warsaw, and Paris. Also, Delhi and New York are expected to open in August as well as.
More destinations expected to added in August, and more to come on a monthly basis depending on travel restrictions.
While airlines remain optimistic for travel, their potential travelers are postponing their trips by at least 1 to 6 months. In fact, travelers who had tickets purchased prior to the pandemic canceled their flights altogether. Nobody knew when airlines would reopen nor do they know when it would be safe to travel again. It’s simple, people are fearful of the second wave of COVID-19 and they’re just on stand-by. Others who choose to travel and ignore warnings for a second time maybe come guinea pigs for others.
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