Finnair

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 July 2018: All-time high Passenger volume at  almost 1.3 million 

In July, Finnair carried 1,287,800 passengers, 15.2% more than in the corresponding period of 2017. The number of passengers grew in Asian traffic 9.0%,...

Finnair launches best in market in-flight internet service on European flights; invites customers to test the service

Finnair is launching a new high-speed internet service on its narrow-body Airbus fleet on European flights. From July 19th onwards, Finnair customers will be...

Finnair recognided as the ‘Best Airline in Northern Europe’ for the 9th year in a row by Skytrax

For the ninth consecutive year, Finnair has been named Northern Europe’s Best Airline by Skytrax at the World Airline Awards event in London. The...

Finnair launches off-airport baggage collection and check-in service in London with AirPortr

Finnair will begin offering a new baggage collection and check-in service from London Heathrow to enhance its customer experience in partnership with leading airport...

Finnair passenger volume reached new monthly record, over 1.2 million passengers during June (+12.8%)

In June, Finnair carried 1,240,500 passengers, 12.8% more than in the corresponding period of 2017. The number of passengers grew in Asian traffic (+15.5%),...

Finnair starts codeshare cooperation with Cathay Dragon and extends its network in Asia

Finnair and Cathay Pacific Airlines, based on Hong Kong, have agreed on a new codeshare cooperation on the routes operated by Cathay Dragon, Cathay...

Finnair opens a new year-round route to Hanover for summer 2019 and increases capacity to Dubai for winter 2018-2019

Continuing with its growth in the German market, Finnair will be launching a new route to Hanover, Germany, next summer. The new route will...

Finnair extends its network in Norway by deepening cooperation with Widerøe

Finnair is extending its cooperation with Widerøe and will add nine new destinations to its network in Norway. Widerøe (WF) is based in Norway...

Finnair traffic performance in April 2018: 11.4% more passengers

Robust growth continued in Asian traffic in April In April, Finnair carried 1,069,500 passengers, 11.4% more than in the corresponding period of 2017. The number...

Finnair extends Alaska Airlines partnership with new codeshares from San Francisco to cities on the U.S. West Coast

Finnair today announced a new codeshare partnership with Alaska Airlines, which will further strengthen Finnair’s reach on the West Coast of the United States....

Financial compensation for family after mice were found on board Finnair flight

Last month a Dutch family finally received €1,800 in compensation after a delayed Finnair flight. Reason for the delay? Mice were found on one...

Like its partners, Finnair to offer a hand baggage only ticket type on selected North Atlantic routes

Finnair is now offering a Light economy class fare, which includes hand baggage only, on its Helsinki-New York route. The change is part of...

Finnair traffic performance in March 2018: +17.2%

The number of passengers up by over 17% – the passenger load factor increased by 3.5 %-points while capacity increased by over 18% In March,...

Finnair wins 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for airlines

Finnair has been announced as one of the winners in the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Airlines in the category Travellers Choice Major...

Finnair selected as Best European Airline at TTG China Travel Awards

Finnair has been selected as the Best European Airline for the third year in a row at the TTG China Travel Awards, one of the most influential travel industry awards...

Finnair to lease an A320 aircraft and pilots from GetJet to operate on some European routes between June 2018 and January 2019

Finnair will lease an Airbus A320 aircraft and flight deck crew from the Lithuanian airline GetJet to support Finnair’s growing traffic from summer 2018...

Finnair adds frequencies to Japan and Europe for the upcoming winter season

Finnair has today announced that it will be adding frequencies to some of its popular destinations for the 2018/2019 winter season.  Finnair’s additional frequencies for the winter season include:  Tokyo...

Finnair traffic performance in February 2018: +14.7%

Strong growth continued as expected, especially in long-haul traffic In February, Finnair carried 957,100 passengers, or 14.7% more than in the corresponding period of 2017....
Finnair 'oneworld' Embraer 190 - copyright Wim Peeters

Finnair opens direct flights to Minsk, the capital of Belarus

Finnair is expanding its network and will open a direct, year-round route between Helsinki and Minsk on June 9, 2018. Flights between Helsinki and...

Finnair extends the operating period for its Chicago and San Francisco routes

Finnair is extending the operating period for both its Chicago and San Francisco routes during the upcoming fall. The Helsinki-Chicago route will be extended...