Tag: Finland

Finnair to cancel approximately 550 flights due to political strike

Several employee unions in Finland have announced a political strike against the Finnish Government, taking place on February 1–2, 2024. The political strike will have a significant impact on Helsinki Airport’s operations and on Finnair’s flight operations, and consequently, Finnair expects...

Aviator Airport Alliance appoints new managing director in Finland

Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics, has announced the appointment of Kimmo Holopainen as the new managing director in Finland, effective from 1 December. Holopainen has years of experience in various positions in aviation ground ha...

Swissport Starts Up Aviation Fueling in Finland

Swissport will be providing aviation fueling at Helsinki Airport in Finland. They will take over the operations of Shell Aviation, including a customer portfolio of leading international carriers. Swissport is expanding its fueling business in Northern Europe. The start of operations for its new ...

Finnair Flights canceled as labour dispute hits Finland

Travel plans are being disrupted across northern Europe as a strike in Finland enters its third day. The Finnish aviation labour union, IAU, informed Finnair of a support strike which began on Monday November 25, related to the ongoing labour dispute at Posti, the Finnish postal service. Finnai...

FCG OPS enters Scandinavian ground handling market

Flight operation control centre FCG OPS has announced the launch of ground handling services for business aviation flights in four Finnish airports. The Latvian company, an offshoot of business aviation holding company Flight Consulting Group, has already established itself as a ground handling ...

VIDEO: Helsinki Airport to expand use of solar panels

VIDEO: Helsinki Airport to expand use of solar panels

This spring the solar power plant atop Helsinki Airport will expand to the roof of the west wing as solar panels will be installed on the façade of the new parking hall in 2020. The panels are part of the airport’s own solar power plant, whose first part was inaugurated almost two years ago....

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