Finnish flag carrier Finnair retires apocalyptic Friday 13th Flight 666 to HEL

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Actually, Flight 666 has operated on Friday the 13th 21 times according to Finnair, and each flight made it to Helsinki without any problems.

Finland's national airline has flown passengers to HEL on Flight 666 for 11 years, with 21 of these flights on the "unluckiest" day of the year, a spokesman for the airline said.

The last time the flight happened on Friday the 13th was in January.

A spokesperson for Finnair said, "today will be the final time that our AY666 flight flies to HEL".

The flight takes off at 1.20pm and lasts for one hour and 35minutes.

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Fearless airline flyers boarded flight number 666 to HEL, (the code for Helsinki Airport in the capital of Finland) today on Friday Oct. 13-for the last time.

The irrational fear of the number 13 is called triskaidekaphobia, by the way.

"It has been quite a joke among the pilots", pilot Juha-Pekka Keidasto told the Associated Press in 2013.

No more superstitious flights for those courageous passengers. If you're scared of the number 666, you may have hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia. "It's only a coincidence for me", he added. Some claim that it has Biblical origins with 13 people present for Jesus' last supper, which is the day before Christ was crucified. "Oh, no! I won't make it in time for flight 666 to HEL" he joked in an October 13 Twitter post.

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