Finnair has selected IAE International Aero Engines AG to supply engines for its five new Airbus A321 extended range aircraft, entering the Finnair fleet from September 2013. The IAE V2533-A5 engines offer Finnair a significant advantage in fuel efficiency over the competition, saving about 300 tons of fuel per year per aircraft, according to aircraft supplier Airbus test data. The engines also operate well within noise limitations set by ICAO and the EU.
airberlin and its oneworld® partner Finnair are building on their current codeshare cooperation and expanding in markets in Scandinavia and the Middle East. In combination with an airberlin or a Finnair flight to Helsinki, from now on flight guests can book a connecting flight operated by Finnair from Helsinki to Tallinn, Turku, Tampere and Oulu with airberlin.
Finnair and Flybe have signed a memorandum of understanding which will see the Finish airline transfer twelve 100-seat Embraer aircraft to Flybe. Starting October 2012, Flybe will operate these aircraft on Finnair routes for Finnair.
Finnair and TAP Portugal have confirmed they will codeshare on flights between Portugal and Finland. With this codeshare agreement, Finnair’s code will be added to TAP’s direct flights between Lisbon and Helsinki.
Finnair has adopted the Amadeus Ancillary Services solution to distribute its ancillary programme in northern Europe. The service enables passengers to book their preferred seat in Scandinavia, Finland and Benelux, as well as extra baggage in Finland, both through Amadeus travel agencies and via Finnair’s direct channels, including the carrier’s website.
Finnair, a major European airline carrying over 8 million passengers a year and with growth markets in Asia, has adopted the Amadeus Ancillary Services solution to distribute its ancillary programme in northern Europe. The service enables passengers to book their preferred seat in Scandinavia, Finland and Benelux, as well as extra baggage in Finland, both through Amadeus travel agencies and via Finnair’s direct channels, including the carrier’s website.
Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, today announces that Finnair, the national flag carrier and largest airline in Finland, has chosen Amadeus Dynamic Website Manager to seamlessly tailor its customers’ online experience, whilst driving conversion rates for the airline at the same time.
Amadeus has announces Finnair, the national flag carrier and largest airline in Finland, has chosen Amadeus Dynamic Website Manager to tailor its customers’ online experience. Amadeus Dynamic Website Manager, which is the latest offering from Amadeus’ e-Commerce portfolio, is uniquely underlined by airline business rules rather than coding changes.
According to preliminary results the third quarter is profitable, but the current estimates indicate that the company’s fourth quarter results will be weaker than expected, and therefore the second half of 2011 is expected to be slightly negative.
Finnair and Helsinki Airport have commenced a search for seven Quality Hunters, to be given the task of travelling between Europe, Asia and the United States.
Finnair and Belavia, the national airline company of Belarusia, have signed a codeshare agreement. The co-operation covers the flights between Helsinki and Minsk as of August 15.
Finnair has already for decades made a long-term commitment to sustainable development. Now is the time to take another major step towards sustainable air travel. Finnair aims to fly its first biofuel flight from Amsterdam and Helsinki next week. This will be the longest commercial biofuel flight flown anywhere in the world to date.