Finnair and Turkish Airlines announce codeshare agreement

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair and Turkish Airlines today (SEPTEMBER 23, 2021) announced a codeshare agreement that brings more choice to the airline’s customers. Starting September 29, the Finnair AY code will be added to Turkish Airlines route between Helsinki and Istanbul, and from Istanbul to Athens, Sofia, Thessaloniki, Amman, Sharm… Read the full press release

Finnair announces appointed Shareholders’ Nomination Board members

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The following persons have been appointed to Finnair’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board: Minna Pajumaa, Senior Financial Counsellor of the Ownership Steering Department in the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland; Timo Sallinen, Senior Vice President, Investments, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company; and Esko Torsti, Head of Cross Asset Allocation,… Read the full press release

Finnair to phase out EDIFACT by end of 2025

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair is to end support for all legacy EDIFACT content across the travel sector by end of 2025 to drive a major change within the industry and boost further customer choice through NDC (New Distribution Capability). NDC is the new travel standard being adopted by the travel… Read the full press release

Finnair expands frequencies and destinations to Europe, Asia and North America due to increased travel demand

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As the share of fully vaccinated people continues to increase and societies are opening, travel is picking up in several markets. Finnair is meeting the increased travel demand by adding frequencies and destinations in its network to Europe, Asia and North America for the upcoming winter season…. Read the full press release

Finnair to discontinue COVID-19 certificates requirements for passengers flying to Finland

Finnair has informed it will be discontinuing requirements for COVID-19 certificates for passengers that are flying to Finland staring July 12th. Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair states in its press release on July 7th, that the airline will no longer require COVID-19 certificates from passengers flying to Finland. Before, Finnair has… Read the full press release

Taste of Finnair now available in Foodora online food delivery service

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair is expanding its Taste of Finnair meal sales in Finland: from Monday May 3, the hand-made meals from Finnair Kitchen are available in Foodora online food delivery service. In addition, meals continue to be available in selected K stores. ”This new cooperation with Foodora online food service makes Taste of Finnair available for large number… Read the full press release

Finnair getting ready to grow its summer flight schedule as travel reopens in many countries

The vaccine roll-out is expected to enable the reopening of travel in many countries. Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair is preparing to grow its flight schedule this summer with a focus on leisure destinations, as the vaccine roll-out is expected to enable the reopening of travel in many countries, the company… Read the full press release

Finnair virtual reality to transport lucky families to see Santa in Lapland

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Families will soon be able to fly with Finnair to see Santa in Lapland, thanks to the magic of virtual reality (VR). From 25 December, Finnair will offer eight ‘flights’ using virtual reality to transport lucky families and children to visit Santa in his hometown of Rovaniemi. Finnair, which… Read the full press release

Finnair resumes one weekly flight between Helsinki and Nanjing

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair has received permission from Chinese authorities to operate one weekly flight between Helsinki and Nanjing as of 11 September. The route will be operated with Airbus A350 aircraft until 18 October, and it supports cargo and passenger travel demand between Europe and China. The flight schedule… Read the full press release

Finnair adds more frequencies to its New York JFK route for the upcoming summer 2020 season

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair is adding additional frequencies to its popular New York JFK route for the upcoming summer 2020 season. Between April 4 and October 24, Finnair will operate three additional weekly frequencies on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Between May 4 and October 24, a fourth additional frequency will… Read the full press release

Finnair and Fiji Airways announce new codeshare partnership

Nadi, Fiji, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair and Fiji Airways have agreed on a new codeshare partnership between Helsinki (HEL) and Nadi (NAN) in Fiji via three gateways served by Finnair. Finnair’s AY code will be added to Fiji Airways’ flights between Hong Kong (HKG), Singapore (SIN), Narita (NRT) and Nadi, offering an exotic new destination for Finnair customers in the South Pacific. Finnair’s flight numbers will… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes new Finnair service to Los Angeles starting spring 2019

Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair will launch a route from Helsinki Airport to Los Angeles next spring. The new route will be the fifth direct route to North America and the 27th international intercontinental route from Helsinki Airport. The Helsinki Airport – Los Angeles service will operate three times a week starting… Read the full press release

Finavia, Finnair and Alepa develop new service for easier and smoother shopping at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia, Finnair and Alepa have developed a new service that makes shopping at the airport and travelling easier and smoother. You no longer need to carry souvenirs, gifts and groceries purchased from these companies’ online stores and the shops in the gate areas of Helsinki Airport to your… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes new route between Helsinki and Malmö

In partnership with Finnair, Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) has launched a non-stop service between Helsinki Airport and Malmö Airport. The first flight took off on April 16, 2018. Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The new route between Helsinki and Malmö offers six weekly departures – every day of the week except on Saturdays…. Read the full press release

Finnair joins the Pacific Asia Travel Association

BANGKOK, 2017-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair, the flag carrier for Finland and a member of the oneworld alliance, has joined the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). The carrier, headquartered in Helsinki, is majority owned by the Government of Finland and listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “We are… Read the full press release

Frequent flyer partnership: Members of Alaska Mileage Plan can begin earning miles on Finnair starting today

Frequent flyer partnership: Members of Alaska Mileage Plan can begin earning miles on Finnair starting today   Frequent flyers earn miles/points as Finnair starts San Francisco-Helsinki service June 1 SEATTLE, 2017-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Finnair are teaming up to give members of their frequent flyer programs the opportunity to earn… Read the full press release

Travelport announces Finnair as 200th airline to adopt its Rich Content and Branding merchandising technology

Langley, U.K., 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform has today announced a new full content agreement with Finnair, Finland’s largest airline and a member of the oneworld alliance.  As part of the agreement, Finnair has also chosen to deploy Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding merchandising solution, making it… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines (JAL) seeks antitrust immunity with Iberia to cooperate on flights between Europe and Japan

TOKYO, 2016-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The first step has been taken to enable Iberia to join British Airways, Finnair and Japan Airlines (JAL) in their successful joint business on flights between Europe and Japan. JAL has submitted its application to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) seeking antitrust immunity with… Read the full press release

Finnair to fly direct from Helsinki to Guangzhou four time weekly beginning 6 May

HELSINKI, Finland, 2016-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — From the beginning of May, it will be possible to fly directly from Helsinki to China’s third largest city Guangzhou, also known as Canton. Guangzhou, a seaport city of thirteen million peoplelocated in the heart of southern China, is one of China’s most important trade and industrial centres…. Read the full press release

“Future of Travel” hackathon organised by Finavia’s Helsinki Airport, Finnair and Reaktor, Nov 6-8 at Suvilahti in Helsinki

HELSINKI, 2015-11-6 — /Travel PR News/ — The “Future of Travel” hackathon event ‒ organised by Finavia’s Helsinki Airport, Finnair and Reaktor ‒ sets developers the unique task of developing new services for airline passengers. This is the first time that an airline, an airport and a technology provider are involved in the Hackathon, which… Read the full press release

Shanghai will be the first destination of Finnair’s new A350

Vantaa, Finland, 2015-10-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The first destination of Finnair’s new A350 is Shanghai. The best time to visit this interesting metropolis is late October-early November. Shanghai is China’s – and, depending on how it’s calculated, even the world’s – biggest city, and there seems to be no end to its growth. At… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomes the arrival of Finnair’s first commercial flight on an A350 XWB

LONDON, 2015-10-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow welcomed today the arrival of Finnair’s first commercial flight on an A350 XWB, the newest and most advanced passenger plane of its kind.  The Airbus A350 XWB’s cutting-edge technology reduces both nitrogen oxide emissions and noise, helping Heathrow be a better neighbour to local residents. Quieter aircraft are… Read the full press release

Finnair’s Airbus A350 XWB marks first-ever visit to Norway at Oslo Airport

OSLO, NORWAY, 2015-10-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Friday afternoon marked the first-ever visit to Norway by the new long-haul Airbus A350 XWB. Finnair is the first European airline to fly the A350 XWB, and marked the occasion at Oslo Airport.  On Wednesday, 7 October, Finnair took delivery of its first new long-haul Airbus, A350… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport welcomed the first A350 XWB operated by Finnair

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2015-10-13 — /Travel PR News/ — This morning (October 12, 2015), Brussels Airport welcomed the first A350 XWB operated by Finnair, the very latest airplane developed by Airbus as the most energy-efficient aircraft of its kind and its most silent plane yet. Starting from next year, Finnair’s A350 will be landing at Brussels… Read the full press release

Finnair: In 2013 Helsinki Airport was the fourth cheapest major airport in Europe

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-12-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers benefit from the airlines’ global price wars: the cheapest tickets are just a Web search away. The airlines and airports, however, are worse off, as low prices and tough competition for market share eat into their profits. ‘Average flight-ticket prices have been dropping in recent years, resulting in… Read the full press release

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) granted anti-trust immunity to Japan Airlines, Finnair and British Airways joint venture

Tokyo, Japan, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) has today granted anti-trust immunity to a joint business between Japan Airlines, Finnair and British Airways.  This paves the way for Finnair to join the existing joint business between Japan Airlines and British Airways. The agreement will allow all three airlines to cooperate… Read the full press release

Travelport, Finnair announce new multi-year global distribution agreement

Finnish carrier chooses Travelport to support global expansion Helsinki, Finland, 2013-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, and Finnair, rated as the leading carrier in the Nordic region by Skytrax, the air travel reviewer, jointly announce a new, multi-year global distribution agreement. Finnair representative, Head of Global… Read the full press release

Finnair se une al Acuerdo de Negocio Conjunto de American Airlines, British Airways e Iberia

Este negocio fue iniciado por IB, BA y AA en octubre de 2010. Madrid, 2013-07-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Finnair, la compañía de bandera finlandesa, forma parte, desde hoy, del negocio conjunto (JB) que mantienen desde 2010 sus socios de la alianza oneworld, American Airlines, British Airways e Iberia, para la realización de las rutas entre Europa (UE,… Read the full press release

Finnair to join British Airways and Japan Airlines in their joint business on flights between Europe and Japan

TOKYO, 2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — The first step has been taken to enable Finnair to join British Airways and Japan Airlines (JAL) in their successful joint business on flights between Europe and Japan. The three airlines intend to cooperate commercially by sharing revenue and by coordinating flight schedules and fares in order to offer greater benefits to… Read the full press release

oneworld airline alliance Unveils new service to meet the travel needs for conventions and special events

•Big benefits for organisers and attendees of conferences, events and exhibitions •Attractive discounts on flights •Easy-to-use online booking and management systems •Travel on a collection of the world’s leading airlines serving 850 destinations 2013-05-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — oneworld®, the premier global airline alliance, today unveiled a new, one-stop, easy-to-use service to meet the travel needs for… Read the full press release