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Rytis Beresnevicius
Finnair is “big, small” airline poised for sustainable growth

Finnair is in a curious position. A few years ago, the airline could have been the victim of consolidation, possibly joining one of the bigger airline groups. Yet as the airline went through a restructuring process, it emerged as one of the biggest connectors of Europe and Asia. But where does Finnair go next?...


Clement Charpentreau
Airbus introduces first 3D-printed part in a cabin

When an airline updates its aircraft cabin layout, gaps are often created between the existing and new components. Such gaps need to be bridged before the aircraft can take on passengers, and time always is of the essence in returning a jetliner to revenue-generating service....


Halyna Dashkevich
Finnair, pax up by 13.2% in October 2017

In October 2017, Finnair's passenger carriage (measured in revenue passenger kilometers) increased 13.2% compared to 2016. ...


AeroTime Extra
Finnair Wants to Weigh Passengers Before Flights

Finland's Finnair is hoping to get at least 150 passengers on every flight to volunteer to be weighed along with their luggage....


AeroTime Extra
Finnair Pilot Helps Mom Take Care of Her Baby

Looking after four babies onboard a flight must be hectic. Luckily, the mother who recently boarded a Finnair flight with four children had a helping hand....


Yulius Yoma
Finnair, pax up by 3.1% in March 2017

Flag carrier of Finland Finnair reported that in March 2017 the number of passengers grew 3.1% and passenger load factor rose 1.5 points year over year....


Yulius Yoma
Finnair, GECAS sign for sale and leaseback of A350

Finnair announced that it has finalised an arrangement, announced previously as a memorandum of understanding, by which it sells the Airbus A350 aircraft delivered on the 3rd of March 2017, to GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS) and leases the aircraft back for its own operation. The initial lease period is 12 years, and the lease includes extension options....


Yulius Yoma
Finnair, pax up by 2.4% in February 2017

The flag carrier of Finland Finnair reported that overall capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres (ASKs) decreased in February 2017 by 2.2% year over year, while excluding the leap day [29th of February 2016], it increased by 1.6%. At the same time, the number of passengers increased by 2.4% YoY to 834,000....


Yulius Yoma
Finnair issues €200M bond

Finnair announced that it has issued a senior unsecured bond of €200 million ($216.03 million). The bond which will mature on 29th of March 2022 bears a fixed annual interest at the rate of 2.250% and has an issue price of 99.925%. The bond is callable before its final maturity....


Yulius Yoma
Finnair, pax up by 7% in January 2017

The flag carrier of Finland Finnair announced that in January 2017 the number of passengers grew 7% year over year. Finnair’s overall capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres (ASKs) grew by 0.1%, and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres (RPKs) grew by 3.4% YoY. Overall, the passenger load factor increased by 2.6 points to 80.5%....