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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).

[Coronavirus] Finnair cuts capacity by 90% from 1 April, maintains critical air connections for Finland

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The coronavirus epidemic has had a severe impact on demand for air travel, and several countries have set restrictions on air travel. Finnair has...

Finnair cancels flights to US and Delhi

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Finnair is cancelling all flights to the US between 19 March and 12 April due to the US Government’s travel restrictions. Finnair is also...
Finnair Airbus A320

Finnair to launch flights from Brussels to Kittilä, north of the Arctic Circle, next winter

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Finnair will start a scheduled service from Brussels to Kittilä, a Finnish town north of the Arctic Circle in the Lapland region, this upcoming...
Finnair Airbus A320

Finnair further adjusts its European traffic in April due to the impacts of the coronavirus

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Due to the impacts of the coronavirus situation, Finnair has already cancelled approximately 1,400 flights from its network and is now further adjusting its...

Finnair cancels flights to Milan from 9 March to 7 April and to Rome from 12 March to 7 April

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Finland has updated their travel advice and advises to avoid unnecessary travel to Milan and Rome due to...

Finnair and Neste partner to reduce CO2 footprint of flying with sustainable aviation fuels

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Finnair, the airline specialised in connecting Europe and Asia, and Neste, the world’s largest producer of sustainable aviation fuel from renewable waste and residues,...

Finnair adjusts its traffic and resourcing due to the impacts of the coronavirus

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On February 28, 2020, Finnair commented on the impacts of the coronavirus situation on its financial outlook. To minimise the negative financial impacts of the situation,...
Finnair Airbus A320

[Coronavirus] Finnair revises its outlook for the financial year 2020 and issues a profit warning

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In conjunction with its 2019 financial result publication on 7 February 2020, Finnair announced that the direct financial impact of coronavirus during Q1 2020...

Finnair adds frequencies to Delhi and Los Angeles for peak summer 2020 season

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Finnair is adding three weekly frequencies to Delhi once the peak travel season for summer 2020 begins at the end of June. Finnair currently flies four weekly frequencies to Delhi. As...

Finnair cancels flights to mainland China until end of winter season, flies to Hong Kong daily in March 2020

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Finnair will cancel its flights to Beijing Capital Airport and to Shanghai during March 1-28, 2020 (until the end of the winter season), as the...

Finnair adding extra frequencies to New York JFK airport for summer 2020 season

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Finnair is adding additional frequencies to its popular New York JFK route for the upcoming summer 2020 season. Between April 4 and October 24,...

Finnair traffic performance in January 2020: +11.3%

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Passenger load factor improved in January year-on-year; continued strong demand In January, Finnair experienced strong demand and carried 1,122,000 passengers, 11.3% more than in...

Finnair cancels all flights to mainland China between February 6 and February 29, 2020 – Customers to be flown home before that

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The health and wellbeing of customers and personnel is a top priority for Finnair. Following a thorough analysis of all currently available information on...

Finnair suspends its Nanjing and Beijing Daxing routes until end of March due to suspended group travel from China

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Due to the recent suspension of all group travel from China, Finnair will cancel its three weekly flights between Helsinki and Beijing Daxing International Airport between...
Finnair Airbus A320

Finnair opens a route to Bodø, Norway

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Finnair will open a new route to Bodø, Northern Norway. The route will be operated on Sundays between the end of May and...

Finnair traffic showed an 11.7% growth in December 2019, 10.3% in the full year

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Passenger load factor improved in December year-on-year and annual number of passengers reached a new all-time high with 14.7 million and 10.3% growth   In December, Finnair experienced strong...

Finnair reveals the completion of its flagship non-Schengen lounges at Helsinki airport

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Finnair unveils the final phase of its non-Schengen lounge expansion with the opening of its new Business Class Lounge. The new Platinum Wing Lounge was...

The four oneworld airlines in the Atlantic Joint Business build an even more extensive network for summer 2020

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The airlines in the Atlantic Joint Business (American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair and Iberia) are opening additional routes across the Atlantic for the Summer...

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...