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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 2022: +54%

Most passenger traffic figures clearly improved year-on-year in November, expected seasonal decline month-on-month; solid cargo performance continued In November, Finnair carried 750,800 passengers, which was...

Finnair reduces approximately 150 jobs as it responds to the impacts of the Russian airspace closure

Some can continue employment in a new role at Finnair Finnair has ended the change negotiations that were started in early October on its plan...

Finnair cancels approximately 100 flights on 20-21 November due to cabin crew strike

Finnair has to cancel altogether approximately 100 flights leaving Helsinki Airport on Sunday 20 November and Monday 21 November. The Finnish Transport Workers' Union...

Finnair plans to subcontract inflight service on part of its long-haul routes

Finnair starts change negotiations with its cabin crew in Finland to discuss its plans to subcontract inflight service on routes to/from Thailand and the...

Drunk Finnair passenger threatened with bomb – fined €4,300 for false alarm

The Finnair flight from Helsinki was about to land in Vienna when a rowdy and drunk passenger mentioned to the flight attendant that he...

Finnair traffic performance in October 2022: double the 2021 figures

Clear improvement in most passenger traffic figures year-on-year in October, slight decline month-on-month; cargo performance still strong In October, Finnair carried 866,900 passengers, which was...

Finnair traffic performance in September 2022: +199%

Clear improvement in passenger traffic figures year-on-year, no major changes in total figures month-on-month; strong cargo performance continued in SeptemberIn September, Finnair carried 890,500...

Finnair starts negotiations to cut some 200 redundant jobs

Finnair starts change negotiations with its employees to discuss plans to reorganise the company through personnel redundancies and changing job descriptions. The plan is...

Technical issue on Finnair flight, which returned twice to Helsinki Airport

Finnair's flight AY33 from Helsinki to Seattle in the US on Wednesday made a u-turn not just once, but twice, after the air conditioning...

Finnair carries 880,500 passengers in August

In August, Finnair carried 880,500 passengers, which was 230.4% more than in August 2021. The number of passengers in August 2022 was 11.9% less than in July 2022.The...

Finnair to launch daily services from three Nordic capitals to Doha in strategic partnership with Qatar Airways

Finnair and oneworld partner Qatar Airways have concluded an agreement to establish a long-term strategic cooperation between Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen and Doha. Finnair...

Finnair re-started flights from Helsinki Airport to Mumbai after 13 years

Finnair's new route to Mumbai, India, was celebrated at Helsinki Airport on August 6, 2022. The last time Finnair operated the route between Helsinki...

Finnair traffic performance in July 2022: North Atlantic traffic now exceeds Asian traffic

Strong passenger load factor and nearly one million passengers in July; solid cargo performance continuedIn July, Finnair carried 999,600 passengers, which was 367.4% more...

Finnair starts weekly service from Helsinki to Guangzhou, China

Finnair will operate a weekly service between its Helsinki hub (HEL) and Guangzhou (CAN) in China, starting 6 September. The flight will be operated with...

Finnair traffic performance in June 2022: clear improvement

Good passenger load factor, continuing cargo strength in June; clear improvement in other passenger traffic figures In June, Finnair carried 907,300 passengers, which was 609.4%...

Finnair traffic performance in May 2022: +14.4% vs April

Clear improvement in most May passenger traffic figures year-on-year and even month-on-month; strong cargo performance continuedIn May, Finnair carried 778,300 passengers, which was 840.3%...

Finnair launches direct flights from Helsinki Airport to Seattle

On Wednesday 1 June, the opening of Finnair’s new Helsinki, Finland ? Seattle, United States route was celebrated at Helsinki Airport. Finnair flies to...
Finnair Airbus A320

Finnair wet leases an A320 from DAT for the busy summer season

Finnair will wet-lease an A320 aircraft and crew from DAT for the busy summer season. The aircraft will be operating selected frequencies on Finnair’s...

Finnair traffic performance in April 2022: clear improvement

Clear improvement in April passenger traffic figures year-on-year and even month-on-month despite the Russian airspace closure; cargo figures remain strongIn April, Finnair carried 680,300...

Finnair removes the face mask requirement on flights where it is not an authority requirement

Many countries are removing Covid-19-related restrictions due to the increasing vaccination coverage and the mild form of the recent virus variants. In line with...

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