Lasse Heinonen has been appointed as Finnair’s new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as of October 1, 2004. Mr Heinonen will also become a member of the Group Management Team. Heinonen comes to Finnair from Novartis Pharma Services Inc. in Basel, Switzerland, where he was CFO. In addition, the following appointments have been made in the airlines’ Economics and Finance Department: Mika Stirkkinen has been appointed Vice President and Group Treasurer effective as of August 15, 2004. Aulikki Hurme has been appointed Vice President as of August 15, 2004. Ms Hurme’s area of responsibility is Corporate accounting and Financial Services.