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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 makes travelling easier by digitalising coronavirus certificate checks

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Checking coronavirus related certificates is an important part of international travel today and requires effort from both travellers and airlines. Finnair now introduces a new digital tool with which customers...

Finnair starts flights to Bergen and Tromsø in Norway, operated by Widerøe

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Finnair will start flying between Helsinki and Bergen and Tromsø in Norway on 14 December 2021. The routes will be operated by Norwegian regional...

Finnair to nearly 100 destinations in summer 2022; new routes to Busan, Tokyo Haneda and Dallas, increased frequency to Brussels

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Finnair is preparing for the continued expected gradual opening of Asia, and plans to serve nearly 100 destinations in Asia, the US and Europe...

Finnair traffic performance in October 2021: +330% vs 2020, +45% vs September

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Clear improvement especially in European passenger traffic figures, although the COVID-19 pandemic impact still visible in October; another excellent month for cargo In October, Finnair...

Finnair complements Turku and Tampere flight connections with bus connections to lower the CO2 footprint of the route as of summer 2022

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Finnair will resume flights to two of its domestic destinations, Turku and Tampere, where flight connections have been on hold since spring 2020 due to...

Finnair traffic performance in September 2021: +158% vs 2020, +12% vs August

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Clear improvement especially in short-haul passenger traffic figures, although the COVID-19 pandemic impact still visible in September; excellent month for cargo In September, Finnair carried...

Finnair signs sale and leaseback agreement for four A350 aircraft for refinancing in excess of 400 million USD

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In conjunction with Finnair’s efforts to emerge from the corona crisis, the company is proceeding with its refinancing plan and has finalised a sale...

Finnair and Turkish Airlines launch codeshares, enabling more choice for travellers

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Finnair and Turkish Airlines today announced a codeshare agreement that brings more choice to the airline’s customers. Starting September 29, the Finnair AY code...

Finnair adds frequencies and destinations to Europe, Asia and North America

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As the share of fully vaccinated people continues to increase and societies are opening, travel is picking up in several markets. Finnair is meeting...

Finnair traffic performance in August 2021: +38.1% vs August 2020, +24.6% vs July 2021

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Continued improvement in most passenger traffic figures although the COVID-19 pandemic impact still visible in August, another strong month for cargo In August, Finnair carried...

Finnair introduces nonstop long-haul flights from Stockholm (to Bangkok, Phuket and Miami)

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Finnair opens non-stop flight routes from Arlanda, Stockholm in Sweden to Bangkok and Phuket in Thailand and Miami in the United States for the...
Finnair Airbus A320

Fully vaccinated travellers can enter Finland freely from EU. Finnair discontinues its own Covid certificate requirements

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Finland’s new entry model opens up Finland for leisure travellers: travellers from EU and Schengen countries can enter Finland freely as of 12 July...

Finnair traffic performance in June 2021: +131.5% vs 2020, +54.5% vs May

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Improvement in the passenger traffic figures although the COVID-19 pandemic impact still visible in June, another strong month for cargo In June, Finnair carried 127,900...

Finnair and Juneyao Air enter into a joint business partnership on the Helsinki-Shanghai route and beyond

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Finnair and Shanghai-based Juneyao Air will enter into a joint business partnership on 1 July 2021, where the two carriers will cooperate commercially on...
Finnair Airbus A320

Finnair introduces Business Light ticket, bringing more choice to customers

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Finnair will introduce a totally new Business Light ticket and renew its other ticket types on 15 June, addressing the increasing trend for personalisation...

Finnair traffic performance in May 2021: +210.4% vs May 2020, +2.3% vs April 2021

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The COVID-19 pandemic impact was still visible in the May passenger traffic figures, again a strong month for cargo In May, Finnair carried 82,800 passengers,...

Finnair traffic performance in April 2021: +403.6% vs April 2020, -6.3% vs March 2021

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The COVID-19 pandemic impact was still visible in the April passenger traffic figures, again a very strong month for cargo In April, Finnair carried 80,900...

Finnair to fly to over 60 destinations in summer 2021 – flights to be added as travel gradually opens

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Finnair is preparing to grow its flight schedule this summer with a focus on leisure destinations, as the vaccine roll-out is expected to enable...
Finnair Airbus A320

Finnair to accept COVID-19 vaccination certificate as an alternative to negative test result or an immunity certificate when travelling to Finland

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Finnair will start accepting a COVID-19 vaccination certificate from the first vaccination dose as an alternative to a negative test result or a certificate...

Ryanair to appeal EU court rulings on Finnair and SAS state aid

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Ryanair today (14 Apr) noted the EU General Court’s rulings on Finnish, Danish and Swedish State aid favouring Finnair and SAS over all other...

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