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Finavia enters into service agreement with BBC
We are happy to announce that Finavia has entered into a service agreement with BBC.
The service agreement ensures that critical security equipment provides for Finavia's passenger promise of smooth travelling. Finavia will send you on your way safely, easily and comfortably.
Finavia is a Finnish airport operator that enables smooth international flight connections through its national airport network.
Our mission is to promote mobility and make Finland more international by providing safe, high-quality and cost-efficient services to passengers and air traffic operators. Profitable and successful airports are important for the competitiveness and well-being of Finnish society.
Our operations are rooted in Finavia’s values: flight safety, customer orientation, efficiency and ability to renew, collaboration and transparency, and environmental and social responsibility. We strive to minimise the environmental impacts of our operations.
We do our best to ensure smooth travelling and high customer satisfaction. We offer safe and reliable services, a unique customer experience and time and cost efficiencies.
Finavia and BBC have now entered into a service and maintenance agreement as an extension of the corporation we started back in 2015. The agreement will assure that all trace detection equipment is up and running and provides for smooth travelling and customer satisfaction. The agreement includes an upgrade of the units with the unique Dynamic Cleaning Functionality offered by L3 . Entering into this agreement is an important milestone in the corporation between Finavia and BBC says Rune Thunem CEO of BBC.
Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (IATA: HEL, ICAO: EFHK; is the main international airport of the Helsinki metropolitan region. The airport is located in the city of Vantaa, about 5 kilometres west of Tikkurila, The airport is operated by Finavia.
The airport is the main international gateway to Finland and the busiest airport in the country. It is the 29th busiest airport in Europe and 4th busiest in the Nordic countries in terms of passenger numbers. About 90% of Finland's international air traffic passes through Helsinki Airport.
The airport handled 17.2 million passengers in 2016, including 14.5 million international passengers and 2.7 million domestic passengers. The airport handled 165,430 tonnes of cargo in 2015. On average, the airport handles around 350 departures a day.
The airport is the main hub for Finnair, the flag carrier of Finland, and its subsidiary Nordic Regional Airlines. It is also the hub for CityJet (on behalf of SAS),Jet Time , TUIfly Nordic , and operating base for Norwegian. The airport is also a focus city for Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia. Helsinki Airport has around 50 airlines operating regularly. In addition, there are numerous charter airlines that offer flights to over 130 destinations in 45 countries. The airport has around 80 scheduled destinations in Europe, 21 direct long-haul routes to Asia, the Middle East, and North America. There are also 35 charter destinations including numerous long-haul charter destinations. Currently Helsinki Airport has two terminals with a total of 29 gates with jet bridges and 80 remote aircraft parking stands.
Oulu Airport (IATA: OUL, ICAO: EFOU; is located in Oulu, Finland, 5.7 NM south-west of the city centre. The airport is the second busiest in Finland after Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, as measured by the number of passengers (approximately 1 million passengers in 2016). There are around twenty daily flights to Helsinki.