Tag: Finnair

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 09:00

Juneyao Air and Finnair have agreed to launch a codeshare partnership starting June 28, 2019, combining synergies of both airlines. This agreement will provide a wider connectivity between China and Finland, and will help to ... Read More

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:20

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned to Arabian Travel Market with a unique campaign aimed specifically ... Read More

Cardiac Arrest took PATA Life Member: Alwin Zecha, Founder Pacific Leisure Group

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 04:08

The funeral of Alwin Zecha, chairman and founder of Pacific Leisure Group, was held at Saturday at Rangsit Methodist Church and Crematorium in Bangkok, Thailand The Travel and Tourism industry ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for delays and disruptions. A new ... Read More

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary of its launch. The moves ... Read More

American Airlines launches 18 new routes, adds seats to Paris and Madrid

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 05:05

American Airlines is opening up new options for summer travel with additional flights to more cities across the U.S. as well as two new flights to Europe. The 18 new ... Read More

The big reveal: oneworld’s newest member – Royal Air Maroc

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 7, 2018 14:57

Oneworld, an airline alliance, started February 1, 1999 and currently has 14 members, thanks to the new addition of Royal Air Maroc. Read More

Finnair Holiday Division, Aurinkomatkat Chooses RateGain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 21:48

RateeGain today announced that they have been chosen by Aurinkomatkat, the tour operator of Finnair, to derive comprehensive rate intelligence for pricing its tour packages. RateGain's industry-first, big data solution, ... Read More

Finnair opens routes to Xi’an and Hanoi

editor editor- June 18, 2013 08:36

HONG KONG - This week Finnair begins flying to Hanoi and Xi’an, further sharpening the airline’s strategic focus on transfer traffic between Asia and Europe. Read More

Finnair introduces social check-in service

editor editor- March 28, 2013 08:12

HONG KONG - Finnair has introduced a new social check-in service, which allows the passengers to link their Facebook profile with the seat map. Read More

Finnair to enter joint business with American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia

editor editor- March 9, 2013 08:23

HONG KONG - American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia celebrate a key milestone today as fellow oneworld® alliance member Finnair announces its intent to join the transatlantic joint business, es Read More

Finnar Cargo opens new Brussels base

editor editor- January 9, 2013 00:50

Finnair Cargo has successfully used Route Exchange, the online platform for air service development, to open a new Brussels base. Read More

Finnair opens route to Chongqing

editor editor- May 11, 2012 09:10

Today Finnair begins flying direct to Chongqing, one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in China. Read More

Finnair opens route to Dubrovnik, Croatia

editor editor- September 30, 2011 08:16

In April next year, Finnair will launch a direct route from Helsinki to Dubrovnik, located at the southern tip of Croatia. Read More

Angry Birds make a perfect landing

editor editor- September 22, 2011 08:13

It was a challenge like no other. Eight of the most die-hard Angry Birds fans fought it out for four solid hours over an altitude of 10,000 meters. Read More

Finnair gets ready to fly Angry Birds to Singapore on its longest flight ever

editor editor- September 1, 2011 04:34

In a world first, Finnair is preparing to fly Angry Birds for their longest ever flight. Millions of fans worldwide can tail them as they make their way from Helsinki ... Read More

Finnair introduces direct service to Singapore

editor editor- May 17, 2011 03:02

Finnair is introducing daily, direct service to Singapore via Helsinki on May 30, 2011. The new flight is the carrier’s 10th scheduled destination in Asia. Read More

Worldhotels partners with Finnair

editor editor- April 9, 2011 04:23

Frankfurt – Worldhotels, one of the leading groups for independent hotels, has welcomed Finnair as its 19th airline partner. Read More

Qantas announces codeshare partnership with Finnair

editor editor- January 13, 2011 08:01

SYDNEY, Australia - Qantas today announced a new codeshare partnership with Finnair, adding Helsinki to its European network. Read More

Finnish Aviation Union to strike on Monday

editor editor- October 25, 2010 05:20

On Sunday evening Finish Aviation Union (IAU) and airlines' representative rejected state mediator Esa Lonka's call for a new pay deal. Read More

Oneworld integration coincides with newest hub opening in Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 17, 2010 21:37

BANGKOK (eTN) - Will Air Berlin’s entrance into the Oneworld global alliance fundamentally change the airline’s business in Thailand, the only country served by the carrier in Southeast Asia? Read More

Stronger demand on Asian routes boosts European air traffic

editor editor- July 8, 2010 03:49

STOCKHOLM - Stronger demand on Asian routes boosted air traffic in June, three European airlines said on Wednesday, noting a rise in sales of business class tickets as economies begin ... Read More

Asia remains crucial to Finnair strategy

editor editor- June 12, 2010 02:56

(eTN) BERLIN - Asia is an essential asset in Finnair's development strategy as explained by Mika Vehviläinen, the airlines' president and CEO, in an exclusive interview with eTurboNews. Read More

Finnish carrier Finnair net loss deepens

editor editor- April 29, 2010 04:08

Helsinki - Finnair PLC on Wednesday reported a first quarter net loss of euro21.8 million ($29 million) as sales fell 7 percent, and warned that problems would continue. Read More

Finnair cancels 20% of flights, prepares for pilot strike

editor editor- November 16, 2009 05:37

Finnair Oyj, Finland’s biggest airline, canceled a fifth of all flights in preparation for a pilots’ strike tomorrow over the use of subcontractor crews in cockpits. Read More

CEO of Finnair Resigns

editor editor- August 8, 2009 07:32

Finnair's chief executive announced his resignation today amid reports of the airlines second-quarter loss. Read More

Unaira enhances online offerings by Finnair with Destination Services Platform

editor editor- October 17, 2008 05:22

Unaira, a leading provider of destination content and services for the travel industry, enhanced Finnair.com’s offerings by integrating its unique Destination Services Platform (DSP), a “one-stop Read More

Finnair to cut jobs

editor editor- June 17, 2008 09:57

Disastrous May load factor for Finnair has led the airline to make a decision--it will have to axe 500 staff. Finnair CEO Jukka Hieonen described May’s figures as “nothing short ... Read More

Finnair plans to tap commercially viable India-US route

editor editor- March 3, 2008 08:15

MUMBAI - Aiming to tap the potential of the high-traffic route between India and the US, Finnish airline Finnair plans to start more flights that link the subcontinent and cities ... Read More