Helsinki - Shanghai
Finnair has a daily flight with one of the Airbus A340-300 aircraft in
the summer of 2009.
The flight (AY 57) leaves in Helsinki
at 5:10 pm. Arrival in Shanghai
is at 7:10 am the next day after a 9 hour flight.
The flight back (AY 58) takes 10 hours 10 minutes and leaves Shanghai
at 9:40 am and it arrives in Helsinki
at 2:50 pm the same day.
As you can see the aircraft is ready for a next trip to Shanghai as
it's in Helsinki in the afternoon of the next day. So with one Airbus
A340-300 Finnair can make offer a daily flight to Shanghai.
For passengers the late afternoon departure allowes them to arrive in Helsinki
with the Finnair European network. And after the early
afternoon arrival from Shanghai they can take a connecting flight home,
without having the sleep in a hotel in Helsinki.
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