Finnair Mobile App Wins Well-Deserved Red Dot Design Award

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Finnair’s user-friendly mobile app has won a well-deserved Red Dot Award in the category of Communications Design.

The Red Dot Awards celebrate the best in design and winners are selected by a jury of 26 industry experts after an extensive evaluation and appraisal process. The jury consists of well-known designers as well as respected professors and journalists in the design industry.

Finnair Introduces Ivana Fly and Buy

Finnair keeps making its inflight retail tempting and fashionable with the introduction of a new retailer: Ivana Helsinki, a clothing shop which will be introduced on Finnair’s A350 Nordic Sky Wi-Fi portal. Ivana Helsinki is an independent art, fashion & cinema brand, […]

Finnair Reports Growth in Passenger Numbers for October

The Finnair A350 greeted by Press at the gate, © 2015 FCMedia

Finnair has announced an increase in passenger load factor of 1.9%-points to 81.4 percent  for October. The airline also announced growth in traffic, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres (RPK), of 6.8 percent year-on-year and  in overall capacity, measured in Available […]

The Light Fantastic: Inside the New Finnair A350

The Finnair A350 greeted by Press at the gate, © 2015 FCMedia

During my tour of the new Finnair A350 from Hamburg to Helsinki, I was especially struck by the capitalisation on light against a neutral canvas. It’s easy to see the light gains from the A350’s larger windows. Add to that Finnair’s mood lighting, with glowing effects programmed into a cool Northern Lights display and a Warm Asia theme, add the opalescent effect of the aircraft’s light grey-white structures, and the Finnair A350 interior positively glows.

Finnair Gets Europe’s First A350 Announces Growth in Asia

Finnair’s first Airbus A350 XWB was unveiled today in Toulouse (video of ceremony above). Finnair is the first European airline to fly the A350 XWB. I’m in Helsinki for the very interesting CAPA World Aviation Summit, but here are the highlights […]

Why Your Airline’s Apple Watch App Needs Complications

If you travel with the Apple Watch, then you’ve probably been looking forward to the OS2 update. Now that it’s here, you can make the watch face more versatile and useful on-the-go, especially with new third-party complications. After developing and […]