“As of October 29, some of our flight numbers in our network will change and our AY666 flight from Copenhagen to Helsinki will change to AY954.
Bravest passengers in the world set off on the last ever FLIGHT 666 to HEL… on Friday 13th! Finnair journey will be …
Travellers are taking the final flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th
Can it get worse?Flight 666 to HEL on Friday 13th pic.twitter.com/sZeaSFpVCD
A Finnair spokesman said: ‘Today will actually be the final time that our AY666 flight flies to HEL.
Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13, which dates back to the late 1800s.
Flight 666 is set to depart from the Danish capital at 1:20pm and is scheduled to arrive in Helsinki shortly before 4pm.
Psychologists have even come up with a word for a fear of Friday the 13th – paraskavedekatriaphobia.
‘Brad Bernoulli’, the Independent’s flight attendant columnist, says that he’s expecting a lighter load on flights today. “Passengers are definitely more attuned to full moons, Friday the 13th and that kind of thing,” he said – adding that although “some flight attendants are more superstitious than others”, he hasn’t ever noticed an increase in people calling in sick.Privacy and Cookie Policies to find out more.