Flexing its muscle following its acquisition of Maersk, Sterling announced it intends to open a base in Helsinki next spring and offer services to 11 European destinations from the Finnish capital. The carrier initially is allocating two 737-700s to the base. Flights will start on March 27 to Barcelona, Bologna, Budapest, Chania, Edinburgh, Faro, Malaga, Nice, Paris Beauvais, Prague and Rome Ciampino. Ticket sales began yesterday with prices from €79 one way. "Since it was taken over ...

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