Finnair to suspend flights between Helsinki, Finland, and Milan and Rome, Italy, starting March 9 and 12, respectively. Reconfirm flights.
Severity: Warning Alert
The locations affected by this alert are:
This alert began 09 Mar 2020 14:54 GMT and is scheduled to expire 13 Mar 2020 23:59 GMT.
- Event: Finnair flight suspension
- Location(s): Milan Malpensa Airport and Rome-Fiumicino Airport (map)
- Date: March 9-April 7
- Impact: Air travel disruptions
Finland's flag carrier airline, Finnair (AY), will suspend all flights to and from Italy's Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) March 9-April 7 and Rome-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) March 12-April 7. Authorities have taken the measure in response to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) activity in Italy.
The flight suspension is effective immediately. Flights scheduled between Milan and Helsinki March 9 have been canceled.
Check with airlines to confirm flight status if flying via any location in Italy - especially if booked to fly via Milan. Do not check out of accommodations until onward travel is confirmed.
Helsinki Vantaa Airport: www.finavia.fi
Milan Malpensa Airport: www.milanomalpensa-airport.com
Rome-Fiumicino Airport: www.adr.it