The Koltsovo International Airport (member of the Airports of Regions Holding) celebrated a decade of Finnair flights. The first scheduled flight from Helsinki to Ekaterinburg was made on 3 September 2008. Ten years after the flight arrived at Ekaterinburg at 4:55 am local time on 3 September 2018. The Embraer 190 aircraft departed back to the capital of Finland with 93 passengers on board at 06.02 am.
Helsinki is traditionally among the most popular destinations of flights from Ekaterinburg: 22,285 passengers were serviced on this route during 8 months of 2018 and 32,152 passengers were carried by flights from the capital of Finland to Ekaterinburg as of 2017 year-end.
The airline makes flights from Ekaterinburg at present 4 times per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Finnair has a widespread route network, making flights to more than 100 destinations in Asia, the US, Europe and the Middle East, with a transfer in Helsinki that often takes slightly more than half an hour.