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.
Finnair has enhanced the booking engine on its website to make it possible for travellers to make reservations on flights operated by all member airlines of the oneworld alliance.In the first phase, reservations can be made on flights operated by other oneworld partners and their subsidiaries only in connection with a Finnair flight.
Finnair is increasing its services to Belgium with a new flight to the Belgian capital of Brussels from January 2009. The new flight will increase the number of Finnair’s daily services between the two cities to four between Monday and Friday.
Versions in both English and Finnish have been opened of a Finnair aviation medical page on the Finnair Internet site, World Wide Wings (www.finnair.fi or www.finnair.com ). Finnair is one of the first airlines in the world to include medical pages on its Internet site.
The code-share agreement that was signed on 11th March, 1998 in Warsaw between LOT Polish Airlines and FINNAIR, is to begin a closer co-operation between the two carriers. In compliance with the contents of the agreement, flights Warsaw - Helsinki will be served by FINNAIR planes 7 times a week and 6 times a week by LOT. The flights will be double marked: LO/AY and each of the carriers will exchange between themselves 30 seats on each flight in both classes. LOT and FINNAIR also agreed on the unanimous catering service.