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Quick Tour of Ivalo Airport, Finland’s Northernmost Airport

It’s difficult to find much to say about little Ivalo Airport, Finland’s northernmost airport. Only Finn Air ad Norwegian Air Shuttle operate flights to Ivalo during the winter. Thomson Airways, Transavia, SAS and Rust offer seasonal flights. The airport is located

Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Finland

Helsinki Vantaa Airport may be small by some standards but international passenger surveys consistently rate it as one of Europe’s best. Helsinki (HEL), also known as Vantaa Airport is located in Vantaa, 17 kilometers/10 miles north of Helsinki. It is

Fly Lufthansa and Finn Air: A321 Frankfurt-Helsinki-Ivalo

Leg two of the journey from Frankfurt to Helsinki is on Lufthansa Airbus 321 with 3-3 seating in both Economy and Business Class. Waiting at the Lufthansa podium for the late flight to be cleaned and then boarded, staff announced that

United Airlines Business Class B777-222 Chicago-Frankfurt

United Airlines has several non-stop flights each day from Chicago to Frankfurt but for connection purposes, my favorite is the 2:15p. Landing at 5:30a the next day, this arrival time is perfect for onward connections. FYI; I asked the many

Hunt for the Northern Lights in Finland

Seeing the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis is not easy and, for most people, a once in a lifetime experience. TIP: Luck matters no matter what destination! Others become addicted. Begin adding elements necessary to photograph the Northern Lights. And

Alaska Air Bombardier Q400 Anchorage-Fairbanks, Alaska

There are basically three winter transportation options between Anchorage and Fairbanks. We seriously considered taking the train (information below) before deciding on a one hour, Alaska Air flight: Car. It takes six or seven hours to drive straight through. Many travelers stop in