Finnair opens direct flights to pulsating Singapore today, May 30. Finnair’s daily flights are the fastest connection between Northern Europe and Singapore.
Finnair is to add five flights per week to Hong Kong, increasing the number of flights to 12 per week during the summer traffic programme, May 30 - October 9, 2011.
Worldhotels has welcomed Finnair as its 19th airline partner, meaning the independent hotels group now offers the largest selection of frequent flyer programmes. Thanks to the new partnership, over 1.2 million Finnair Plus members will now be able to earn a minimum of 500 miles per stay on qualifying rates at all participating hotels within the portfolio of 450 Worldhotels properties around the world.
Kingfisher Airlines (IT), based in India, is a new Finnair partner airline and a member elect of oneworld. Finnair Plus members are already able to enjoy the benefits of this new partnership.
Finnair CEO Mika Vehviläinen at the company AGM:
Finnair will begin flying to its summer destinations when the summer timetable starts on Sunday, 27 March.
Finnair will increase direct flights to Hong Kong. Instead of the previous seven flights, Finnair will fly to Hong Kong with a frequency of 12 flights per week from June next year. Hong Kong in China is one of the world’s most important economic centres.
CHAMP Cargosystems today announced the selection by Finnair of CHAMP’s Cargospot solutions as part of a five-year transformation plan for the airline’s € 200 million cargo business.
Finnair is to undergo an organisational restructure in a bid to stem its growing losses, and follows the president and CEO announcing his resignation follows a series of poor results, including a €56.9m operating loss in the second quarter.
Travelport GDS, operating both the Galileo and Worldspan platforms, has announced a new full content agreement with Finnair. The agreement will provide all Travelport GDS-connected travel agents worldwide with access to the Finnish flag carrier’s entire published inventory and fares.