Finnair Sets New Passenger Record in June

Finnair reports a new record 1.1 million passengers served in June, which represents an increase of 9.1% last year. Finnair’s overall capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres increased by 9,9 per cent year‐on‐year, and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres […]

Finnair earns Future Travel Experience Ancillary Gold Award

Finnair received a Future Travel Experience (FTE) Ancillary Gold Award for its ancillary offering across its digital channels during an FTE conference in Dublin on Monday. Finnair has designed omnichannel ancillary services offerings through its booking engine at Finnair.com, through the Finnair […]

Also, In the Skies: 8 Hot Aviation Happenings in Week 18

This week’s hot aviation news included fresh competition in the air. This weekly post is my ‘round tuit’. Included are aviation stories which caught my eye and others which I couldn’t cover in-depth during the week, but thought Flight Chic […]

Huzzah! Finnair Brings Fazer Goodness to its Helsinki Lounges

Finnair has announced a very sweet partnership with fine Finnish food, café, bakery and confectionery brand Fazer.

Finnair Brings Catering Unit Back In House

Finnair has announced that it will reassume the control and responsibility of preparing and developing the meals for their flights.

Travel Light and Pack Your Patience as Strikes Disrupt Finnair Services

Finnair has published an alert to customers on the impact of the strikes resulting from a labour dispute between the Finnish Aviation Union (IAU) and the service sector employer union, Palta.

Qatar Airways Launches Helsinki Route, Partners with Finnair

Qatar Airways has officially arrived in Helsinki Airport during a special ceremony on Tuesday. To mark the launch of its routes, the airline organised a special A350 flight, but will serve Helsinki routes with A320 aircraft in a two-class configuration with 12 seats in Business Class and 120 seats in Economy Class.

Qatar and Finnair also struck up a new code share partnership which expands the routes available to oneworld alliance members.

Finnair Reports 6% Growth, Expands A350 Service to Asia

Finnair reports 6% growth in passenger numbers year-on-year for September, 6.5% Year-on-Year. Finnair also announced an expansion of its A350 routes to Tokyo and Hong Kong as part of the airline’s focus on growth in Asia.

Finnair Looks for Fresh Digital Inspiration at Slush Helsinki

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Finnair has announced that it will partner with Europe’s largest startup event, Slush, in an effort to fuel innovation and digitalisation.
The November event in Helsinki will gather approximately 2,000 startups, 800 venture capitalists, and 700 journalists from over 100 countries to explore new business opportunities.