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Finnair flight fault sparks airport alert

A Finnair flight with a technical fault sparked a major alert at Helsinki Airport on Wednesday evening. It happened around 23:00 when the flight from...

New China deal keeps Tallinn tunnel project on track, but it’s...

When officials from China's Railway Engineering Corporation CREC came to Vantaa last September to take part in a conference on large-scale tunnel construction, they...

Next generation speed cameras spring into action

A new type of speed camera is being introduced this week, bringing the next generation of traffic technology to Finnish roads. The cameras, developed in...

Summer reading: 6 travel stories you might have missed

Summer holidays are here, and for many people that means taking planes, trains and automobiles to their summer cottages or somewhere more exotic. If you're...

VR gears up for one of its busiest travel weeks

With the Midsummer holidays approaching, VR is gearing up for one of its busiest travel weeks of the year. Around 230,000 passengers are expected to...

Police launch 48 hour drink-drive crackdown

Finnish police forces are launching a two-day nationwide crackdown on drunk drivers. Over the next 48 hours they expect to carry out thousands of breath...

VR unveils new designs in first class overhaul

Finnish train company VR is upgrading all 57 of its first class carriages, known as Extra Class. The company is rolling out the freshly designed...

Estonian speeders set to receive Finnish fine notifications

Estonian drivers caught speeding by cameras in Finland will soon be receiving letters about their fines. It's part of a new police initiative to crack...

New wave of scooters tests sustainability and durability on Helsinki’s streets

Visitors to the Finnish capital in recent months will have noticed the influx of scooters, with riders zipping around the city's streets on green...

Easter holiday weekend brings public transport changes

The four day Easter weekend holiday inevitably brings some changes to the country's public transport system. Thursday is the busiest day for car travel, as...