Tag: Finnair

Finnair to offer digital newspapers on long-haul flights

Passengers of Finnair will soon be able to enjoy a wide variety of international newspapers digitally on long-haul flights, the company stated in a press release. The customers will not need to sign unto the wifi on board, since the newspapers are available on a local network thus not forcing the passengers to pay for…

10 May Finland 100 Expo Hong Kong event includes 30 Finnish exhibitors

The Finland 100 Expo, celebrating Finland’s 100th anniversary of independence and showcasing Finnish Design, Education, Food and Innovations in Hong Kong, is imminent! The expos takes place on 10 May in the SME Centre inside the HKCEC at 12-5 pm. This is a unique opportunity to get to know Finnish businesses and culture, where the…

Dane compensated after ill Finnair pilot causes delay in Bangkok

A flight company must be prepared for crew getting sick before flights. That is what one of Denmark’s two High Courts, Østre Landsret, decided yesterday, on Thursday 30 March 2017. As a consequence, the Finnish airline, Finnair, must pay a compensation of 4465 Danish Kroner to a Danish woman who was delayed due to a…

Finnair A350 XWB starts on Singapore route

The much anticipated Finnair A350 XWB aircraft on Singapore – Helsinki route departed Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) Terminal 1 for the first time on Monday 17 October. The inaugural flight departure was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and meet-and-greet with the Finnish Ambassador to Singapore HE Paula Parviainen. This first A350 journey on the Singapore…

Finnair and Slush become partners to drive innovation

Finnair has partnered with Slush, Europe’s leading start-up event from Finland, to speed up innovation within and advance digitalisation inside the airline. Together with Slush, the Finnish airline will seek and identify potential start-up partners for strategic collaboration projects. The target is to find new innovative partners, with whom Finnair will conduct long-term cooperation projects…

Finnair partners with Chinese travel platform

On 20 July 2016, Finnair signed a strategic partnership with Alitrip, a fast growing Chinese online travel service. Finnair projects the partnership to bring around 3000 Chinese tourists to Finland during the winter months and bring a boost to Finnish tourism. The partnership includes a a 7-day/5-night package product to Finland and Lapland, visiting Helsinki, Rovaniemi and Ivalo.…