Finnair announces new fuel sales agreement with Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair has signed a new fuel sales agreement with Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo, Inc. The agreement outlines the details for the purchase of 7 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for five years starting from 2027. The expected value for the agreement is… Read the full press release

Finnair to buy 7 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel from Gevo, a Colorado-based renewable fuels producer

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair has signed a new fuel sales agreement with Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo, Inc. The agreement outlines the details for the purchase of 7 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for five years starting from 2027. The expected value for the agreement is… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Finnair’s new Helsinki−Seattle route

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The opening of Finnair’s new Helsinki−Seattle route was celebrated at Helsinki Airport on Wednesday, 1 June, in a cheerful atmosphere. Finnair flies to its new destination three times a week. “We are very happy that this connection between Helsinki and Seattle has now been opened. This new… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Finnair’s new services to Dallas

Celebration was in the air at Helsinki Airport when the first flight to Dallas was dispatched on Sunday 27 March. The route to the new destination in North America will be flown four times a week during the summer season. Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — “We are glad that this long-awaited connection… Read the full press release

oneworld® Alliance to purchase up to 200 million gallons of SAF per year from Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo

NEW YORK, NY, 2022-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of the oneworld® Alliance plan to purchase up to 200 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel per year from Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo, in the second such joint commitment by the global airline alliance in four months. Delivery of the fuel is expected to commence… Read the full press release

Finnair part of oneworld’s joint commitment to purchase more than 350 million gallons of SAF

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of the oneworld® Alliance plan to purchase up to 200 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel per year from Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo, in the second such joint commitment by the global airline alliance in four months. Delivery of the fuel will commence from 2027,… Read the full press release

Finnair invites customers to offset flight emissions with new service

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting on March 16, 2022, Finnair invites its customers to offset their flight emissions with a service that combines Sustainable Aviation Fuel and trusted climate projects. Through the service, a platform powered by Chooose, Finnair customers can calculate their flight’s emissions and seamlessly offset their journey by choosing a… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes new Loganair services from the Isle of Man

London, UK, 2022-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Loganair, the UK’s largest regional airline, has today (11/03/2022) announced that it will launch services from the Isle of Man to both London City and London Heathrow airports from next month, marking a major step forward for the Isle of Man’s post-pandemic air connectivity. New services will… Read the full press release

Russian airspace closure will have negative impact on Finnair financials

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The potential Russian airspace closure would notably impact air traffic between Europe and Asia, which plays an important role in Finnair’s network. The negative financial impacts on Finnair will be significant especially if the situation prolongs. Due to this, the company withdraws its guidance related to Q1… Read the full press release

Finnair suspends flights in Russian airspace for one week

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair joins many other European airlines and suspends its flights in Russian airspace for one week. With this action, Finnair prepares for the possible upcoming regulatory changes. Finnair cancels its passenger and/or cargo flights to Seoul, Osaka, Tokyo, Shanghai and Guangzhou in Asia and to Moscow and… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces codeshare expansion with Finnair

SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has announced today (Feb. 1, 2022) a significant codeshare expansion with our European oneworld partner Finnair, the latest in a series of partnership expansions for Alaska since joining the global alliance in March 2021. Beginning now, Finnair passengers can book connecting flights through Seattle – our hometown… Read the full press release

Finnair announces the proposals made by its Shareholders’ Nomination Board for its AGM on 24 March 2022

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Number of members of the Board of Directors  The Shareholders’ Nomination Board proposes to the AGM 2022 to be held on 24 March 2022 that the number of members of the Board of Directors would be confirmed as eight. Composition of the Board of Directors  The current members of Finnair’s Board of Directors are Tiina Alahuhta-Kasko,… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch codeshare agreement

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveling between Ireland and the United States, will be simple, easy and more convenient for customers as Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch their codeshare agreement this week. Customers traveling with Aer Lingus will now be able to book codeshare travel on American Airlines flights from Chicago… Read the full press release

Atlantic Joint Business to launch selection of new routes for Summer 2022

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As customers look to plan a trip next year, through the Atlantic Joint Business, customers will have a selection of new routes to choose from for Summer 2022.  New gateways include, London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas. The Atlantic Joint Business is a joint venture that started… Read the full press release

Atlantic Joint Business new routes for Summer 2022: London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas

London, UK, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As customers look to plan a trip next year, through the Atlantic Joint Business, customers will have a selection of new routes to choose from for Summer 2022.  New gateways include, London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas. The Atlantic Joint Business is a… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines deepens partnerships with oneworld alliance members to increase international flights between West Coast and Europe

New service includes Portland-London on British Airways and Seattle-Helsinki on Finnair oneworld airlines will fly 100 weekly nonstops this summer between West Coast and Europe SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ready to start planning that long-awaited, much-deserved vacation or trip to Europe and destinations beyond? Alaska Airlines and our fellow oneworld member airlines –… Read the full press release

Finnair partners with Wunderdog to open a joint technology hub in Málaga, Spain

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair and its software development partner Wunderdog are taking their relationship to a next level by opening a joint technology hub in Málaga, Spain, in 2022. Together the companies aim at building a diverse ecosystem that will support the future development of Finnair’s digital services. “Digital services… Read the full press release

Finnair opens flights from Helsinki to Seattle from 1 June 2022

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair expands its network in the United States and opens flights from Helsinki to Seattle starting 1 June 2022. In the summer season 2022, Finnair will operate three weekly flights to Seattle on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Seattle is known for its spectacular natural beauty, coffee culture,… Read the full press release

Swissport selected to provide ramp services for Finnair’s intercontinental traffic at Helsinki Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair has selected Swissport to support the smooth ramp-up of its intercontinental traffic at its home hub. The contract focusses on ramp services for the long-haul fleet and is part of Finnair’s adjustment of ground handling responsibilities at Helsinki Airport. Swissport will again provide ramp handling services… Read the full press release

SFO welcomes oneworld® Alliance announcement to purchase 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Announcement includes usage by Alaska, American Airlines, British Airways SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) applauded the announcement by the oneworld® Alliance of 14 airlines to purchase more than 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from renewable fuels company Aemetis for operations at… Read the full press release

Swissport Finland and Finnair Cargo extend COOL Cargo services agreement

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport Finland and Finnair Cargo have extended their agreement on COOL Cargo services until the end of 2026. The extension of this cooperation, which includes operating Finnair’s 31,000 sqm COOL Nordic Cargo Hub facility, brings long-term stability for Swissport Finland and underlines the strong partnership with Finnair… Read the full press release

Finnair to offer PCR testing expanding its COVID-19 testing service

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair expands its corona testing service and will also offer PCR testing at a price of 99 euros. A negative corona test certificate is a prerequisite for entry in several countries, especially if the passenger has not been fully vaccinated. Finnair has previously introduced rapid antigen testing… Read the full press release

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