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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.
Carried out over the Christmas and New Year period, the 18th Change for Good collection for UNICEF on Finnair’s international flights once again lead to a heartening result.
Finnair and the biggest tour operators in Lapland have agreed a three-year cooperation arrangement for flights to Lapland as well as cooperation in marketing. Finnair will significantly add to its Lapland flight schedule in November 2014 with the start of the winter traffic season.
US Airways will join oneworld® as of 31 March 2014, following completion of its merger with alliance founding member American Airlines.
The operations to new terminal are postponed until end of January 2014. Until further notice all Finnair flights are operated from the terminal 2 at the Pulkovo International Airport in St. Petersburg.
Finnair’s summer traffic schedule includes flights to three new seasonal destinations: Pisa, Biarritz and Alanya. In addition Finnair will fly more often to Düsseldorf, Zürich, Antalya and Vaasa. Flights to Xi’an in China continue on 30 March 2014 and to Hanoi in Vietnam on 2 June 2014.
Finnair’s traditional Change for Good collection in cooperation with UNICEF is once again being carried out over the holiday period on international flights. This year the collection target is the UNICEF Schools for Asia program, aiming to provide basic, quality education to children in 11 countries in Asia.
Finnair celebrates its 90th anniversary on Friday, 1 November 2013. The world’s fifth-oldest airline still in operation, Finnair was established in 1923. Today, Finnair specialises in flights between Europe and Asia, offering direct connections from Helsinki to over 60 European destinations and 13 Asian destinations. Over eight million passengers per year fly on Finnair’s modern Airbus fleet.
Finnair has significantly upgraded its range of inflight entertainment.
Finnair opens a new Premium Lounge directly adjacent to the award-winning Finnair Lounge near Gate 36 in the non-Schengen area of Helsinki Airport.
Finnair has been named Best European Airline at the 24th annual TTG Travel Awards, a prestigious yearly occasion in the Asia-Pacific travel industry that recognises exemplary organisations that raise the bar of excellence in travel and tourism in the region.
From October 1 Finnair will supplement its complementary meal and snack service on European flights with optional, paid pre-order meals.
As of 7 December 2013 all Finnair flights will be operated from the new terminal 1 at the Pulkovo International Airport in St. Petersburg. See the new airport map here.
As part of a meal service renewal underway at Finnair, Business Class customers will be able to enjoy new Signature Menus created by well-known Finnish chefs Pekka Terävä and Tomi Björck.

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