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Finnair opens routes to Xi’an and Hanoi

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.

Finnair introduces social check-in service

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

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

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

Finnar Cargo opens new Brussels base

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

Finnair opens route to Chongqing

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

Finnair opens route to Dubrovnik, Croatia

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

Angry Birds make a perfect landing

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.

Finnair gets ready to fly Angry Birds to Singapore on its...

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 to Singapore on September 20.

Finnair introduces direct service to Singapore

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.

Worldhotels partners with Finnair

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

Qantas announces codeshare partnership with Finnair

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

Finnish Aviation Union to strike on Monday

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

Oneworld integration coincides with newest hub opening in Berlin

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?

Stronger demand on Asian routes boosts European air traffic

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 to recover from

Asia remains crucial to Finnair strategy

(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.

Finnish carrier Finnair net loss deepens

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.

Finnair cancels 20% of flights, prepares for pilot strike

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.

CEO of Finnair Resigns

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

Unaira enhances online offerings by Finnair with Destination Services Platform

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

Finnair could buy SAS long distance routes

Will the SAS long distance network be taken over by Finnair?

Finnair to cut jobs

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 of gruesome.”

Finnair plans to tap commercially viable India-US route

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 in the US, a senior official from the airline said.