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.
In May 2012 Finnair will introduce a direct route to Chongqing, the largest and fastest-growing city in China. The new route is a logical step in the implementation of Finnair’s Asian strategy.
Flybe has entered a joint venture with Finnair to buy Finnish Commuter Airlines, Finland’s biggest domestic carrier, for €25 million to expand into the Baltic market. The UK-based low-cost carrier is also looking to replicate “two or three” similar deals under its plans to expand into Europe.
Singapore Changi Airport today welcomed the arrival of Finnair to Singapore. Finnair will operate daily non-stop flights between Singapore and Helsinki, Changi’s first new European route since the launch of Lufthansa’s Singapore-Munich service in June 2008.
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.