Finnair will be the airline partner to the EU-China Tourism Year 2018 focusing on developing travel between China and Europe including improving the travel and tourism experiences of travellers while visiting the EU and China, organising business to business networking opportunities for tourist partners and facilitating business summits as well as supporting various marketing campaigns.
Finnair was the first Western European airline to fly nonstop to Beijing and the airline will also be celebrating 30 years of experience flying between Beijing and Helsinki this June. Finnair will add a seventh city in Greater China to its network this May with a direct year-round route to Nanjing. Finnair currently flies to Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Xian and Chongqing.
Finnair will also become the first European airline to join as a member to the Welcome Chinese programme in 2018.