Tag: Finnair

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...

Embraer-X and Aero-Masters sign a Commercial Agreement for the use of Beacon

Embraer-X signs a commercial agreement with Aero-Masters, a European MRO provider, for the use of Beacon, the maintenance coordination platform connecting resources and professionals for faster return-to-service aircraft. Aero-Masters intends to use Beacon to enhance its maintenance coordination ...

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 ...

Swissport provides ramp handling services for Finnair’s long-haul fleet at Helsinki Airport

Swissport will again provide ramp handling services for the wide-body fleet of Airbus A350 and Airbus A330 aircraft of its long-time customer Finnair, as the airline ramps up its long-haul operations to Asia and the US. "We are grateful for the trust Finnair has once again placed in us," says Jan...

Airpro and Aviator as new handling partners for Finnair at Helsinki Airport

Finnair has reached an agreement with Airpro and Aviator Finland on ground handling services at Helsinki Airport. In the future, the new partners will operate Finnair’s ramp services such as luggage handling at Helsinki Airport. Finnair’s current partner Swissport Finland has terminated their gr...

Finnair and Neste partner to reduce CO2 footprint with sustainable aviation fuels

Finnair, the airline specialized in connecting Europe and Asia, and Neste, the world’s largest producer of sustainable aviation fuel from renewable waste and residues, have signed a new agreement which will gradually and considerably increase Finnair’s use of sustainable aviation fuel in its o...

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...

Finnair teams up with Vision-Box to offer biometric boarding at LAX

The Portuguese travel technology company Vision-Box has announced a partnership with Finnair to roll out its biometric self-boarding solution at Los Angeles Airport. The biometric system enables passengers to fly out of the country without the need to show their boarding passes or passports, as ...

Swissport wins award for ‘delay prediction tool’

Swissport International AG, together with its partner Finnair, has been awarded “Best Handler-Airline Innovation” by the industry’s leading magazine Ground Handling International. The global leader of airport ground services and cargo handling was honored for a new machine-learning tool, whic...

Finnair commits to plastic reduction as part of sustainability goals

Finnair has announced it will be replacing individual plastic milk portions with Finnish milk poured straight from cartons on its short-haul flights. The Scandinavian  airline noted this is part of its overall sustainability goals. Finnair remarked on a Linkedin post: "Would you like some mil...

Finnair appoints Manner as new CEO

Finnair has appointed Topi Manner (MSc.Econ), born 1974, as Finnair CEO as of January 1, 2019. Manner has a long career in management positions at Nordea, the largest financial group in the Nordic countries, and since 2016 he has worked as a member of Nordea's Group Executive Management and as Head ...

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