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:

  • Finland
  • Italy

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:

Milan Malpensa Airport:

Rome-Fiumicino Airport:

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