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Finnair Cargo signs freight deal with International Airlines Group

Finnair Cargo signs freight deal with International Airlines Group

29 July 2015 Airline News

Finnair Cargo, a fully owned subsidiary of Finnair, has expanded its network after signing an innovative freighter sharing deal with IAG Cargo. The route will be operated by an A300-600 cargo freighter, which will fly between London and Helsinki. London becomes Finnair’s third cargo hub in Europe in addition to Helsinki and Brussels.

Finnair builds route network with oneworld codeshare deals

Finnair builds route network with oneworld codeshare deals

Finnair is strengthening ties with fellow oneworld alliance members Japan Airlines and Qantas with new codeshare services to Busan, South Korea and Perth, Australia. Finnair passengers can now enjoy more convenient access to Busan with Japan Airlines daily service via Tokyo Narita. South Korea’s second-largest city has a population of 3.6 million with growing economic importance.

Finnair releases tickets as Airbus A350 XWB prepares for launch

Finnair releases tickets as Airbus A350 XWB prepares for launch

10 April 2015 Airline News

Leading European carrier Finnair has inaugurated a new era in travel between Europe and Asia – and opens a new chapter in its history – as tickets go on sale for its first long-haul destinations to be served with next-generation Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. Finnair is the European launch customer, and only the third worldwide, of the completely new aircraft type, which substantially raises the bar for passenger comfort, environmental performance and operational efficiency.

Finnair to bring Wi-Fi connectivity to fleet

Finnair to bring Wi-Fi connectivity to fleet

26 March 2015 Airline News

The board of directors at Finnair has approved an investment program for bringing Wi-Fi connectivity to the majority of Finnair’s wide-body and narrow-body fleet. The total value of the investment is approximately €30 million.

Finnair expands services into Tartu, Estonia

Finnair expands services into Tartu, Estonia

18 March 2015 Airline News Tourism News

Finnair is expanding services between Helsinki and Tartu, Estonia’s second largest city, and re- timing schedules to create more convenient connections through Helsinki for European passengers. Tartu is Estonia’s second city as well as its historic cultural and intellectual capital, home of the University of Tartu founded in 1632.

Finnair unveils ten routes for 2015

Finnair unveils ten routes for 2015

16 August 2014 Airline News

Finnair is unveiling ten new scheduled routes to popular destinations for summer 2015 in cooperation with Suntours and other tour operators. Finnair and Suntours will work closely together to ensure the best combination of travel packages and flight-only reservations to every destination. Flight-only purchases can be made either via Finnair’s website or through the travel agencies.

Finnair refreshes economy class service

Finnair refreshes economy class service

13 August 2014 Airline News

Finnair is launching a suite of product upgrades and developing a mobile application as part of a larger drive to comprehensively renew the customer experience both on the ground and in the air. On long-haul flights, product upgrades coming in the fall include the Economy Comfort package, a new offering in the front of the Economy Class cabin featuring at least four inches of extra legroom, comfy headrests, high-quality headphones and personal amenity kits.

Finnair to start codeshare with US Airways

Finnair to start codeshare with US Airways

18 July 2014 Press Release Airline News

Finnair has launched its codeshare flights with transatlantic joint business partner US Airways, further enhancing its relationship with fellow oneworld alliance member and providing customers increased access to cities in North America. Customers can now book tickets for codeshare flights for travel beginning July 24th.

Finnair to boost Russian flights from summer

Finnair to boost Russian flights from summer

13 June 2014 Airline News

This summer Finnair will open new routes to Nizhny Novgorod, Samara and Kazan, three prominent and historic regional centres on the Volga River in the Russian Federation. Services to Nizhny Novgorod International Airport begin on July 25th, while Samara’s Kurumoch International Airport will be served from August 7th and Kazan International Airport from August 18th.

Finnair SkyWheel comes to Helsinki

Finnair SkyWheel comes to Helsinki

5 June 2014 Airline News

The Finnair SkyWheel opened to the public this week at the Katajanokka Harbour in central Helsinki, not far from where Finnair first based its flight operations (as Aero Oy) in the 1920s. The 40-metre observation wheel is equipped with 30 climate-controlled blue-and-white gondolas for year-round operation, including one special VIP cabin featuring glass floor, leather seats and Veuve Clicquot champagne service.