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Finnair and Finavia’s A Match Made in HEL event held 12–13 October transforms Helsinki Airport into a unique pop-up skate park, highlighting the benefits of the Helsinki Airport as a fast transfer point between the east and the west.
Finnair is extending its network throughout the United Kingdom with new codeshare services from Manchester operated by partner airline Flybe.
Finnair will fly Helsinki-based Jokerit to their season 2014–2015 KHL guest matches as part of their new collaboration.
Finnair is launching a suite of product upgrades and developing a mobile application as part of a larger drive to comprehensively renew the customer experience both on the ground and in the air.
As the European launch customer of the next-generation Airbus A350 XWB (extra wide body) aircraft, Finnair has completed the cabin design of its new flagship long-haul product due to enter service next year.
Finnair announces ten new scheduled routes to popular destinations for summer 2015 in cooperation with Suntours and other tour operators.
Finnair has launched codeshare flights with transatlantic joint business partner US Airways, providing customers increased access to cities in North America as well as more possibilities for members of both frequent flyer programs to earn and redeem points and miles. Customers can book tickets for codeshare flights for travel beginning 24 July.
Finnair has been named Northern Europe’s Best Airline at the World Airline Awards, repeating the honour for the fifth straight time since 2010.
This summer we’ll start operating direct scheduled flights to Nizhny Novgorod, Samara and Kazan in Russia.
Skytrax, an international research company for the air transport industry, has renewed Finnair’s 4-star rating based on a product audit conducted as part of the World Airline Star Rating program.
Together with Finavia, Finnair will install 10 self-service bag drop units for Finnair customers in the departure hall of Terminal 2 at Helsinki Airport by the end of May. Self-service bag drop units will also be introduced at Oulu and Turku airports later this year.
The impressive new ferris wheel that has risen above the Helsinki shore skyline has been named Finnair Sky Wheel.
Finnair is set to open a new Premium Lounge directly adjacent to the award-winning Finnair Lounge in the non-Schengen area of Helsinki Airport. The Premium Lounge designed by the Helsinki firm dSign Vertti Kivi & Co will be ready for Platinum and Gold Finnair Plus members and other oneworld top-tier customers by 4 August 2014.
From 9 April 2014 onward passengers on Finnair flights are allowed to use handheld devices, such as smartphones, tablets and e-readers, also during take-offs and landings as long as the devices are kept in flight mode.
US Airways is joining its merger partner American Airlines in the transatlantic joint business with Finnair, Iberia and British Airways.
Next winter Finnair will start operating scheduled flights to Phuket and Krabi, add frequencies to Nagoya and reopen its popular route to Tromsø.
It has been 90 years since Finnair’s first commercial flight. On March 20, 1924, a Junkers F13 D-335 seaplane transported 162 kilogrammes of mail from Katajanokka in Helsinki to Tallinn, Estonia. The founding documents of the company, then known as Aero Oy, had been signed on November 1 the previous year.
A new international terminal has been opened at Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg.
We’re installing new full-flat seats to most of our long-haul aircraft during 2014.
SriLankan Airlines will join the oneworld alliance on 1 May. With this new partnership, Finnair Plus members can collect points from flights with SriLankan Airlines, as well as enjoy other oneworld benefits with the new partner.
Finnair and its fellow oneworld alliance member S7 Airlines have agreed to new codeshare arrangements.
Next December Finnair will supplement its double-daily winter service to Bangkok with three additional frequencies per week from 30 December 2014 to 27 March 2015. The extra flights bring the number of Finnair’s peak-season weekly Bangkok services to 17, the most frequencies of any European carrier.
Next winter we will open a new direct route between Helsinki and Miami, Florida. The new seasonal service will be operated three times a week with an Airbus A340 aircraft.
Mobile boarding passes can now be opened also in the Passbook application, available for iPhone and iPod touch devices that have iOS6 or newer.
Finnair and its fellow oneworld alliance members Japan Airlines and British Airways are now selling joint fares between Europe and Japan for travel starting 1 April 2014.

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