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

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