http://www.traveljam.com/article54864.html On May 30, 2011, Finnair will open a daily direct route to Singapore via Helsinki, Finnair’s tenth scheduled flight destination in Asia. Tailored to meet the needs of business passengers, Finnair’s new long-haul flight will be the fastest connection between Northern Europe and Singapore. Finnair flies from Toronto five days a week from May 26 to September 11, 2011. The service between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Singapore will start at CAD $1,069.* Finnair will be the only airline to offer a daily connection between Singapore and Northern Europe. The route will also offer passengers onward connections from Singapore and Helsinki. For passengers traveling from Asia, connections are available to over 50 European destinations via Helsinki. Passengers coming from Europe can continue to Australia and Southeast Asia via Singapore. This new service will also open travel opportunities in neighbouring countries of Malaysia and Indonesia. In addition, Finnair will add five flights per week to Hong Kong, increasing the number of flights to 12 per week from May 30 to October 9, 2011. Finnair operates a total of 74 flights per week to Asia and flies the shortest and fastest direct route to 10 cities in Asia from Helsinki.