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Finnair passengers hit by Hong Kong turmoil

Finnair passengers booked on code-share flights through Hong Kong are being hit with cancellations today after widespread industrial action in the territory. More than 2300...

Southern train problems will last into the afternoon

Delays and cancellations have hit the train network across southern Finland, and VR says it will likely take until Wednesday afternoon to fix the...

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...

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...

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...

Bad weather hits train services around the country

Ongoing heavy snowfalls around the country are having an impact on travel schedules especially for train journeys. VR says their long distance services are particularly...

Helsinki’s new pedestrian plans ‘will bring more cars’ to the capital

Many cities around the world are reducing the number of cars on the roads as a way to improve walkability. Helsinki is also planning...

More demand for Finnish consular services abroad

More Finns are looking for help from the Foreign Ministry when they travel overseas. During 208, more than 240,000 people registered their travel plans and...

Air miles ministers: meet the government’s most frequent flyers

Finnish ministers have clocked up thousands of of flights since the current government came to power in 2015. But who flies the most? According to...