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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 starts codeshare cooperation with Juneyao Air, extending its network in China

Finnair and the Shanghai-based Juneyao Air have agreed on a new codeshare cooperation on the route operated by Juneyao Air and Finnair between Helsinki...

Finnair traffic performance in April 2019: +14.8%

The number of passengers carried in April increased by 14.8% year-on-year while capacity growth remains strong In April. Finnair carried 1.227.400 passengers. 14.8% more than...

Finnair to fly to Guangzhou (China) year-round as of winter 2019

Finnair extends its seasonal Guangzhou route to year-round operations and will operate between Helsinki and Guangzhou with two weekly frequencies during winter season 2019/2020....

Finnair traffic performance in March 2019: Number of passengers carried continued to grow (+4.6%)

In March, Finnair carried 1,144,900 passengers, 4.6% more than in the corresponding period of 2018. The overall capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres (ASK)...

Finnair introduces new business class amenities by landmark companies Marimekko and L:A Bruket

Amenity kits and eye shades in eight Marimekko designs new to Finnair  Improved sustainability with recycled plastic, bioplastic and on-demand concept  L:A Bruket skin care products available in lounges, aeroplane...

Finnair opens a new route to Trondheim and adds flights to Tromso in cooperation with Wideroe

Finnair continues to expand its network in the Nordics and opens a new year-round route to Trondheim in Norway in June 2019. Finnair also...

Finnair traffic performance in February 2019: +4%

Capacity growth fastest in Europe – Cargo demand good In February, Finnair carried 995,100 passengers, 4.0% more than in the corresponding period of 2018. The...

Adecco’s Spanish cabin crew joins Finnair for Madrid and Barcelona routes

Finnair and the Spanish recruitment and employment company Adecco have agreed that the cabin crew of approximately 60 people, serving on Finnair’s Barcelona and Madrid...

Finnair traffic performance in January 2019: +4.4%

Capacity growth fastest in Europe – On North America routes demand grew faster than its capacity In January, Finnair carried 1,007,800 passengers, 4.4% more than...

Finnair cancels several flights to prepare for expected heavy snowfall in Helsinki on Jan 17

Heavy snowfall is expected to cause limitations to air traffic and to slow down apron operations at Helsinki Airport on Jan 17. Finnair cancels...

Finnair opens new routes to Sapporo and Punta Cana, boosts flights to Tokyo and Hong Kong (Winter 2019/2020)

As part of its growth strategy, Finnair will open a new route for the winter 2019/2020 season to Sapporo, Japan. Finnair will fly the...

Finnair Traffic Performance in December 2018: +8.6%.

  Finnair Traffic Performance in December 2018 Increasing passenger numbers in December lifted the 2018 passenger volume to all-time-high, 13.3 million passengers In December, Finnair carried...

Due to weather, Finnair cancels some domestic flights and one Brussels flight on 08 JAN 2019

Due to expected heavy snowfall in Helsinki, some flights will be cancelled tomorrow, 8 January. Customers who are affected on these cancellations have been...

Finnair increases capacity to London with a second wide-body aircraft upgauge and a new daily frequency in Summer 2019

In line with its growth strategy, Finnair is adding capacity on its route between Helsinki and London Heathrow for the summer 2019 season starting...

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...