Category: Transportation

Finnair and Lego nominated for EuroCham Singapore’s Sustainability Award 2020

The European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore presented on 8 October 2020 the companies nomitaed for the EuroCham Sustainability Awards 2020: Evonik / DEMEGroup / SwissRe / Finnair / wbcsd / Lego / EQUINIX / Keppel Corporation Award Announcement is planned to be on 17 November 2020 at 4-6pm Singapore Time.

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong introduces panel speakers for Rethink 2020 forum

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong announced their Panel Speakers for Rethink 2020. Nigel Mattravers and Alexander Mastrovito, contributors to our Energy and Environment Business Council (EEBC) as well as other experts in the field. 28 October Topic: Waste Management – The dating game vs the sharing game 29 October Topic: Catalysts and…

Ambassador Fries appears in video for Volvo Philippines

The Swedish Embassy released on 6 October 2020 the latest work of Ambassador H.E. Harald Fries who joined Volvo Cars Philippines’ Ride To Safety video. The promotional VDO highlights their newly renovated showroom with the health and safety of their clients in mind. In the video, the ambassador reveals that he has been a Volvo…

Finnair partners with Terveystalo to offer coronavirus testing for travellers

Finnair has started co-operation with private Finnish healthcare service company Terveystalo to offer its customers easy and fast access to coronavirus testing prior to travel. The service will be launched on 28 September 2020. Some countries require a negative coronavirus test result and a certificate from passengers arriving in the country. The partnership between Finnair and Terveystalo ensures that customers are provided a test certificate required…

Sweden and Thailand will collaborate more on waste water management and road safety agenda

Team Sweden met with Thailand’s Deputy Minister of Interior to discuss waste water management and road safety agenda on 14 September 2020. After the fruitful discussion between Mr. Niphon Bunyamanee, Deputy Minister of Interior and Team Sweden in wastewater management and road safety agenda, Team Sweden announced that it is looking forward to renewing its…

The Finnish embassy in Vietnam mentioned rescue flights registration link for stranded travelers in S.E.A.

The Finnish embassy in Hanoi mentions that the commercial company Envoy may help you find the next flight home. The commercial airline Envoy maps travellers in Laos and Southeast Asia for any new home flights. The embassy does not participate in the organization of the flights and all information must be requested directly from the…

Lund University offers scholarships to Malaysian, Indonesian civil workers

On 4 September 2020, the Sweden embassy in Jakarta published a notice regarding Lund University’s programme: Innovation for Change in Public Transport focuses on strengthening the capacity for innovation and development of actors operating in public transport systems at local, regional or national level. The statement included notification of a scholarship program for civil servant and…

Finnair resumes operation to Nanjing for September and October with a weekly frequency

Finnair announced on 4 September 2020 that the airline has received permission from Chinese authorities to operate one weekly flight between Helsinki and Nanjing as of 11 September. The route will be operated with Airbus A350 aircraft until 18 October, and it supports cargo and passenger travel demand between Europe and China. The flight schedule…

Direct flights to Beijing from Denmark, Sweden, Thailand resumed

China’s aviation regulator said on 2 September 2020, it will resume direct flights to Beijing from eight countries including Thailand, Cambodia, Greece, Denmark, Sweden and Canada from 3 September. Earlier in March, Chinese authorities ordered all international flights to Beijing to be diverted to other airports as their first port of entry, as the capital…