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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 to resume flights to Nagoya, Japan, and expand winter 2024 traffic programme

Finnair is expanding its flight offerings for 2024. They are reintroducing two weekly flights to Nagoya, Japan, starting on May 30, 2024, alongside their...

Finnair reports 6.2% increase in passenger numbers in October

In October 2023, Finnair reported an increase in passenger traffic compared to the same month in 2022. They carried 920,400 passengers, which was 6.2%...

Finnair renews the cabins of its Embraer fleet

Finnair will renew the cabins of its Embraer aircraft in the coming years. The renewal gives the Embraer fleet a fresh and inviting interior...

Finnair flight to Doha had to return to gate at Stockholm Arlanda for unruly passenger

Finnair flight AY1983, operated by Airbus A330-300 reg. OH-LTP, bound for Doha from Stockholm Arlanda, had to return to the gate on 12 September...

Close to one million passengers (+10.1%) and solid passenger load factor for Finnair in August

In August, Finnair carried 969,800 passengers, which was 10.1% more than in August 2022 but 8.7% less than in July 2023.August passenger traffic figures...

Finnair starts flights between Rovaniemi, Finland, and Tromsø, Norway

Finnair is improving travel connections in the Arctic region by launching direct flights between Rovaniemi, Finland, and Tromsø, Norway, starting in December.  "The Arctic nature...
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Finnair CEO Topi Manner leaves the company to join Elisa Corporation

Finnair’s CEO, Topi Manner, has given notice of his resignation from the company to join Elisa Corporation as their new CEO, starting at the...

Finnair’s loyalty programme flies into a new era with Avios

Finnair's loyalty programme, Finnair Plus, is undergoing a significant transformation by adopting Avios as its new loyalty currency starting in early 2024. Collaborating with...

Finnair traffic performance in July 2023: +6.3%

More than one million passengers for the first time since February 2020, strong passenger load factor In July, Finnair carried 1,062,500 passengers, which was 6.3%...

Travel in the lap of luxury when flying Finnair from Helsinki to London, Brussels and Amsterdam this summer

Finnair is boosting its European schedule this summer, offering customers lie-flat beds on even more short-haul services. This summer, the Finnish airline will operate...

Finnair flight Helsinki – Milano returned to Helsinki after technical problems

A Finnair plane (Embraer 190 reg. OH-LKE) heading to Milan Malpensa, Italy, on flight AY1751 had to make a U-turn off the coast of...

Finnair traffic performance in June 2023: almost 1 million passengers (+10%)

In June, Finnair carried 997,200 passengers, which was 9.9% more than in June 2022 and 3.8% more than in May 2023. Month-on-month figures are,...

Finnair starts flights to Wroclaw, Poland; adds frequencies to Europe and Japan for summer 2024

Finnair has updated its traffic plan for 31 March - 26 October 2024. Finnair is responding to increased global travel demand by adding frequencies...

Finnair traffic performance in May 2023 shows continued strong growth

Continued strong growth in passenger traffic year-on-year, figures also improved month-on-month, especially in Europe and North Atlantic In May, Finnair carried 960,400 passengers, which was...

Finnair opens direct route from Helsinki Airport to Bodø, Norway

On Saturday, 27 May 2023, Finnair launched a new direct route from Helsinki Airport to Bodø in Norway. During the summer season, flights will...

Finnair to wet-lease and later dry-lease two Airbus A330 aircraft to oneworld partner Qantas

Finnair and Qantas have entered into a long-term agreement, in which Finnair first leases two A330 aircraft with crew (wet lease) to Qantas for...

Qantas boosts international network: additional flights, more aircraft and new routes

For Winter 2023/2024 season, Qantas will add around one million seats to its international network. Additional flights, more aircraft and new routes, the airline...

Finnair addresses excess carry-on baggage issue with new Superlight ticket type and changes to baggage allowances

Finnair is introducing a new Superlight ticket for journeys within Europe and making changes to its baggage allowances as of 1 June. Excess amounts...

Finnair resumes flight connections to Stockholm Bromma after many years

Finland's flag carrier and largest airline announces that it will make available new flight connections to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) airport from 29 October. The...

75 people evacuated from Finnair plane after smoke developed at Göteborg Landvetter

A Finnair ATR72-500 registered OH-ATO with 75 passengers from Gothenburg to Helsinki had to be evacuated after smelling smoke developed on board. No one...

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