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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 traffic performance in November 2019: +10.6 percent

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Despite the support strike in Finland, passenger load factor growth remained strong  In November, Finnair carried 1,084,000 passengers, 10.6% more than in the corresponding period of 2018. The overall capacity measured in...

Finnair to cancel flights from Monday Nov 25 due to industrial action related to the Finnish postal service labour dispute

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The Finnish aviation labour union, IAU, has informed Finnair of a support strike for Monday, November 25, related to the ongoing labour dispute at...

Finnair adds capacity in Japan – Sapporo as a year-round destination

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As part of its strategy of sustainable profitable growth, Finnair extends the operating season of its newly announced Sapporo route to year-round operations. Finnair...

Finnair traffic performance in October 2019: +2.8%

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Strong traffic performance in October, passenger load factor increasing 2.8pp year-on-year resulting in a record number of October passengers In October, Finnair carried 1,266,000 passengers,...

Finnair updates its financial targets, aims for sustainable profitable growth

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Following a period of accelerated growth, Finnair is now moving into a new phase. The company seeks to grow in line with the market,...

Finnair and Air Serbia establish a new codeshare partnership

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Finnair and Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, have agreed on a codeshare agreement in order to provide their passengers...

Finland’s airports will soon be run by AI

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A ground-breaking innovation has been proven to reduce flight delays by 61% and will save airports billions of dollars in efficiency improvements Last year, Finavia,...

Finnair starts codeshare cooperation with Fiji Airways, extending its network in the South Pacific

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Finnair and Fiji Airways have agreed on a new codeshare partnership between Helsinki (HEL) and Nadi (NAN) in Fiji via three gateways served by Finnair. Finnair’s...

Finnair traffic performance in September 2019: 10.4% more passengers

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Passenger load factors improved clearly in European, North-Atlantic and domestic traffic; capacity growth exceeded demand growth in Asian traffic and cargo In September, Finnair...

Finnair continues to grow in Japan, with daily flights to Haneda Airport as of March 2020

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Finnair is adding capacity to Japan with daily flights to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport as of the start of the 2020 summer season, subject to slot availability. The new frequencies to and from Haneda will be in addition to...

SAS and Finnair join a Nordic initiative for electric aviation

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A Nordic initiative to drive the development of electric aircraft is now being launched. Funded by Nordic Innovation (an organisation under the Nordic Council of Ministers), a...

Finnair and LATAM Airlines Group launch codeshare partnership, opening access to South America for Finnair customers

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Finnair and LATAM Airlines Group today implemented a new codeshare agreement on flights between Finnair’s hub in Helsinki (HEL) and LATAM’s hubs in São...

Finnair traffic performance in August 2019: 12.9% more passengers

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Passenger Load Factor increased year-on-year by 2.6% In August, Finnair carried 1,361,100 passengers, 12.9% more than in the corresponding period of 2018. The overall...

Air Italy signs new partnerships with Finnair and El Al through two new Special Prorate Agreements

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Five key cites in Finland now available to Air Italy customers departing from central & southern Italy. Tel Aviv easy reachable for Air Italy...

Finnair traffic performance in July 2019: 12.4% more passengers

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Passenger Load Factor increased year-on-year by 1.2% to close to 90% In July, Finnair carried 1,447,400 passengers, 12.4% more than in the corresponding period of...

Finnair continues to grow its Asian traffic: Busan in Korea as a new destination in summer 2020

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Finnair continues to grow its Asian operations and adds Busan in South Korea as a new destination in summer 2020. Finnair will be the...

Finnair traffic performance in June 2019: +11.9%

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Number of passengers grew 11.9% to a new record of 1.4 million In June, Finnair carried 1,388,000 passengers, 11.9% more than in the corresponding period...

Finnair grows its operations in China, operates three weekly flights to new Beijing Daxing International Airport as of November 2019

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Finnair adds capacity to Beijing with three weekly flights to the new Beijing Daxing International Airport, which opens for operation by 30 September 2019. Finnair...

Finnair subcontracts Delhi route cabin service to OSM Aviation

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Finnair is expanding its cooperation with Norway-based OSM Aviation. Cabin services in the Delhi route will be transferred to OSM Aviation during the last...

Finnair traffic performance in May 2019: +13.0%

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In May, total passenger load factor slightly above last year In May, Finnair carried 1,295,300 passengers, 13.0% more than in the corresponding period of 2018....