Embassy of Finland, Abu Dhabi
Foreign Ministry’s repatriation flights have ended
The repatriation flights arranged by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs as a result of the COVID-19 crisis have ended. Altogether 16 flights were carried out, with a total of 3,227 tourists returning to Finland or through Finland to their home country in Europe. Around 2,000 of the passengers on the flights were tourists returning to Finland.
Q&A about travelling and coronavirus
We have put together frequently asked questions with answers about travel and coronavirus.
PRESS RELEASE ON 7 APRIL, 2020
On Tuesday, 7 April, through coordination between the UAE and Finnish governments, a chartered Finnair plane flew out Nordic and Baltic passengers from Dubai to the northern capitals Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden. The flight was supported by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and made available also to citizens of other Nordic countries and European Union Member States.