Flight 666 Flies to HEL on Friday the 13th

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Still, Finnair has chose to retire the flight number.

There's bound to be a few nervous fliers on board and their state of mind won't be helped by the fact that the number of the flight is 666 and that their destination is HEL, short, of course for Helsinki.

The flight started 11 years ago and has fallen on Friday the 13th 21 times with no reported ill effects.

'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.

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The plane landed safely at Helsinki airport (code HEL) at 15:55, but not before it had become a viral sensation.

However, the airline isn't done with eerily matched flights.

Helsinki Airport also confirmed the arrival and pointed out another interesting piece of information.

The Number of the Beast is a term in the Book of Revelations, of the New Testament, that is associated with the Beast of Revelation in, get this, chapter 13. The flight number will not, however, be 666.

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"It has been a joke among the pilots", Juha-Pekka Keidasto, a veteran pilot for the airline, told the Telegraph.

No more superstitious flights for those fearless passengers.

What better day than Friday the 13th (and in the month of Halloween, too) for Flight 666 to make a flight to HEL? "It's only a coincidence for me".

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