American Airlines start services between Chicago & Helsinki


Travel On The Dollar
May 2, 2011  •  1 min(s) read

American Airlines launched its newest international flight from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Helsinki (HEL) between May 01, 2011 and October 28, 2011.

Operating out of American’s “Gateway to the World” terminal at O’Hare from May 1 through Oct. 29, the new flight is one of the new routes announced last October as part of American’s trans-Atlantic joint business with British Airways and Iberia.

American’s new nonstop service will be the second from the U.S. to Helsinki, complementing oneworld partner Finnair’s existing JFK-HEL flight. American is a founding member of the oneworld Alliance.

American will fly the new route with its two-class Boeing 767-300 aircraft, offering 30 lie-flat Business Class seats and 195 seats in Economy Class.

The schedule for the new route is as follows:

From Chicago to Helsinki on AA Flight #130:

Departure Airport Departure Time Arrival Airport Arrival Time
Chicago (ORD) 3:40 p.m. Helsinki (HEL) 08.30 a.m. (+1 day)

From Helsinki to Chicago on AA Flight #131:
(Effective May 2, 2011):

Departure Airport Departure Time Arrival Airport Arrival Time
Helsinki (HEL) 02.10 p.m. Chicago (ORD) 3:40 p.m.

 

The new Helsinki flight is in addition to new service launched by American on April 5 from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai and from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Budapest, Hungary, as well as additional service from Miami to Madrid and from JFK to Barcelona.

In June, British Airways will launch new service between London and San Diego. In March, Iberia began its new nonstop service from Madrid to Los Angeles and from Barcelona to Miami.



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