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Finnair launches new check-in facilities

Finnair launches new check-in facilities

27 May 2014 Airline News

Finnair customers will soon have the option of dropping their checked baggage at a self-service bag drop unit immediately after check-in. Together with Finavia, Finnair will install ten self-service bag drop units for Finnair customers in the departure hall of Terminal 2 at Helsinki Airport by the end of May.

Finnair sees capacity slip as Asian market falters

Finnair sees capacity slip as Asian market falters

16 April 2014 Airline News

In March, Finnair’s overall capacity decreased by 3.9 per cent year-on-year and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres decreased by 5.4 per cent year-on-year. Passenger load factor decreased by 1.2 percentage points and was 79 per cent. The capacity in Asian traffic decreased by one per cent and the traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres decreased by 3.7 per cent year-on-year.

Finnair links with S7 Airlines for codeshare deal

Finnair links with S7 Airlines for codeshare deal

13 March 2014 Airline News

Finnair and fellow oneworld alliance member S7 Airlines have agreed to new codeshare arrangements. From April 26th, Finnair code will be added to S7’s new service between Helsinki and Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport, as well as to selected onward S7 services from Domodedovo to Novosibirsk, Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Ufa and Yekaterinburg.

Finnair adds departures on popular Bangkok route

Finnair adds departures on popular Bangkok route

12 March 2014 Airline News

Next December Finnair will supplement its double-daily winter service to Bangkok with three additional frequencies per week from December 30th, 2014 to March 27th, 2015. The extra flights bring the number of Finnair’s peak-season weekly Bangkok services to 17, the most frequencies of any European carrier.

Finnair flies into Miami, Florida for seasonal flights

Finnair flies into Miami, Florida for seasonal flights

25 February 2014 Airline News

Next winter Finnair will begin operating non-stop scheduled services between Helsinki and Miami, Florida. The new seasonal flight, operated with Airbus A340 aircraft in a two-class Business and Economy cabin configuration, will commence from December 16th, 2014 until March 21st, 2015.

Finnair to fly more guests into Lapland

Finnair to fly more guests into Lapland

29 January 2014 Airline News

Finnair and the biggest tour operators in Lapland have agreed a three-year cooperation arrangement for flights to Lapland as well as cooperation in marketing. The airline will significantly add to its Lapland flight schedule in November 2014 with the start of the winter traffic timetable season.

Japanese weakness hits results at Finnair

Japanese weakness hits results at Finnair

9 January 2014 Airline News

In December, Finnair traffic measured in revenue passenger kilometres decreased by 2.7 per cent and the overall capacity decreased 0.9 per cent year‐on‐year. Passenger load factor decreased by 1.4 percentage points and was 75.8 per cent.

Finnair initiates long-haul fleet financing

Finnair initiates long-haul fleet financing

18 December 2013 Airline News

Finnair has signed a memorandum of understanding on sale and leaseback of two Airbus 330 aircraft and two Airbus 350 aircraft. The deal was signed with global aircraft leasing and financing company GECAS and is valued at approximately EUR 320 million.

Japanese government green lights Finnair deal

Japanese government green lights Finnair deal

17 October 2013 Airline News

Japan’s ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism has granted anti-trust immunity to a joint business between Japan Airlines, Finnair and British Airways. This paves the way for Finnair to join the existing joint business between Japan Airlines and British Airways.

Finnair boosts green credentials with A321 Sharklets

Finnair boosts green credentials with A321 Sharklets

10 September 2013 Airline News

Finnair has become the first airline in the world to operate Airbus A321 aircraft equipped with new, fuel-saving Sharklet wing tip devices. The extended-range, single-aisle aircraft, which has the lowest fuel burn, emissions and noise footprint in its class, will be quieter and more comfortable for passengers than the older planes it replaces, as well as about seven per cent more fuel efficient per seat.