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Slovak demand for airline tickets to Finland skyrockets

After Slovakia's ice hockey team beat Canada in the 2012 Ice Hockey World Championship on Thursday, May 17, Slovak demand for aeroplane tickets to Finland has skyrocketed, the TASR newswire reported on Thursday, May 17, citing Michal Repa, spokesman of the internet air ticket site Pelikan.sk.

After Slovakia's ice hockey team beat Canada in the 2012 Ice Hockey World Championship on Thursday, May 17, Slovak demand for aeroplane tickets to Finland has skyrocketed, the TASR newswire reported on Thursday, May 17, citing Michal Repa, spokesman of the internet air ticket site Pelikan.sk.

Repa said that Slovaks are now willing to pay anywhere between €400 and €800 for a flight to Helsinki, where Slovakia will play their old rivals the Czech Republic on Saturday. Slovaks can fly to the Finnish capital from airports in Vienna, Budapest, Prague and Krakow. In addition, a direct flight to Helsinki will be available from Bratislava Airport on Saturday. "Departure from Bratislava is planned in the morning, with the return home set for later the same day, after the ice hockey match," announced travel agency Hechter.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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