Finnair

Finnair is the flag carrier and largest airline of Finland, with its headquarters in Vantaa and its main hub at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Finnair and its subsidiaries dominate both domestic and international air travel in Finland. Its major shareholder is the government of Finland, with 55.8% of the shares. Finnair is a member of the Oneworld airline alliance. In 2015, it transported over 10 million passengers to over 60 European, 13 Asian and 4 North-American destinations. As of January 2016, the airline employed 4,817 people.

Finnair is the fifth oldest airline in the world with uninterrupted existence. With no fatal or hull-loss accidents since 1963, Finnair is consistently on the list of safest airlines in the world (#3 in 2014).

Finnair traffic performance in November 2018: +3.2%

Strong growth in cargo supply and demand In November, Finnair carried 980,100 passengers, 3.2% more than in the corresponding period of 2017. The overall capacity...

Finnair prepares for possible changes in domestic and regional flights due to Norra pilots’ industrial action

Norra’s pilot union FAPA ry. has informed about industrial action regarding standby work for its pilots as of Dec 1. Norra operates many of...
Finnair Airbus A320

Finnair to add capacity on both Moscow and St. Petersburg routes

Finnair will add a new daily frequency year-round on both its routes to Moscow and St. Petersburg in Russia as of March 31, 2019. The flights will be flown with an Embraer 190 aircraft. The new additions will bring the total...

[Destination Report] Kainuu, a northeastern region of Finland

Kainuu? You have probably never heard of it... This region bordering Russia, one of the 19 regions of Finland in the Northeast of the country, is...

[Trip Report] From Brussels to Kajaani (Kainuu region, Finland) and back with Finnair

OUTBOUND FLIGHTS For a three-day visit of the Kainuu region of Finland, it was evident that Finnair would be the airline of reference. After a...

Finnair traffic performance in October 2018: +8.2% compared to previous year

Cargo traffic achieved an all-time high monthly volume In October, Finnair carried 1,141,700 passengers, 8.2% more than in the corresponding period of 2017. The...

Finnair invests in customer comfort: new ATR cabins in 2019, new Premium Economy class for long-haul as of 2021

Finnair will renew the entire cabin of its ATR aircraft, and introduce a new Premium Economy cabin class for its long-haul fleet. These investments...

Finnair to add three new leisure routes for next summer: Porto, Bologna and Bordeaux

Further strengthening its summer holiday offering for leisure customers, Finnair will open three new routes to Bologna, Bordeaux and Porto for the peak summer...

The British Competition and Markets Authority investigates the Atlantic Joint Business Agreement (American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, Finnair)

The CMA is investigating the Atlantic Joint Business Agreement between American Airlines, members of International Airlines Group (British Airways and Iberia) and Finnair under...

Finnair wet leases an Airbus A330 from Air Italy for its Chicago and Miami routes for the rest of October

Finnair will wet-lease an Airbus A330 aircraft and crew from Air Italy for its Chicago and Miami routes for the period of October 12-31....

Finnair traffic performance in September 2018: +7.8%

Finnair’s traffic growth continued in September In September, Finnair carried 1,159,400 passengers, 7.8% more than in the corresponding period of 2017. The number of...

Finnair adds capacity to Brussels, Lisbon and Alanya-Gazipasa next winter

Finnair will add flights between its Helsinki hub and Lisbon, Portugal and Alanya (Gazipasa), Turkey for the winter season 2018-2019.   Finnair opened its Lisbon route during the summer 2018 season, and...

Finnair traffic performance in August 2018: 11.5% more passengers

Finnair’s traffic measured in available seat kilometres increased by 15.3% in August In August, Finnair carried 1,205,300 passengers, 11.5% more than in the corresponding period...

“East and West Side Story”: the world’s first film made by an airline and an airport

Finnair and Helsinki Airport have been connecting East and West for 35 years via Helsinki. To celebrate this achievement, the two have released a short...

Danish Air Transport becomes Norra’s majority shareholder

Danish Air Transport (DAT) acquires 60 % of Nordic Regional Airlines AB (Norra) from Finnair, which held the 100 % stake in Norra on...

Finnair continues its strong growth in Asia with additional frequencies for summer 2019

Continuing its strong growth in key Asian markets, Finnair today announced it will be adding frequencies on many popular Asian routes for next summer,...

Finnair adds wide-body aircraft to flights between Brussels and Helsinki

Finnair’s Belgian customers will soon be able to benefit from flying on the Finnish flag-carrier’s wide-body aircraft between Belgium and Finland for Winter 2018...

Finnair to fly new Airbus A350 route to Los Angeles in 2019

Continuing with its growth strategy, Finnair today announced it will begin flying to Los Angeles, California, as of next spring. Finnair will fly three...

Finnair Traffic Performance in July 2018: All-time high Passenger volume at  almost 1.3 million 

In July, Finnair carried 1,287,800 passengers, 15.2% more than in the corresponding period of 2017. The number of passengers grew in Asian traffic 9.0%,...

Finnair launches best in market in-flight internet service on European flights; invites customers to test the service

Finnair is launching a new high-speed internet service on its narrow-body Airbus fleet on European flights. From July 19th onwards, Finnair customers will be...