Tag: Finland

Chapman Freeborn Europe expands its coverage by eight cities

Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has announced significant growth figures for its European operations during 2023. The company has grown its European sales team by 29 percent, expanding its presence to eight additional cities since the beginnin...

Air Europa expands partnership with Nordic GSA

Belly cargo carrier Air Europa has expanded its partnership with Nordic GSA to cover Finland and Norway - just over a month since it appointed the general sales and service agent (GSSA) to sell capacity in Sweden. The ECS Group GSSA started selling freight on the airline's route between Stockhol...

Finnair posts cargo tonnage rise on the back of capacity growth

Finnair’s cargo traffic increased year-on-year (YOY) by 20.9 per cent in May to 15,350 tonnes and by 25.4 per cent in the first five months of 2019 to 67,167 tonnes. The Helsinki located airline's available scheduled cargo tonne kilometres rose YOY by 20.5 per cent and by 19.6 per cent in t...

Mikko Tainio to start as Finnair Cargo’s new managing director in August

Finnair Cargo’s managing director (MD) Janne Tarvainen will leave his role at the end of July to start as the MD of Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra) in August and the Finnish carrier has appointed Mikko Tainio (pictured above) to the position. Tainio has been appointed as his successor and as ...

Finnair Cargo appoints Swissport as terminal operator at COOL Nordic Cargo Hub

Finnair Cargo has appointed Swissport as the terminal operator at the COOL Nordic Cargo Hub at Helsinki Airport. Swissport takes over the running of COOL terminal operations from 1 June 2019. Finnair Cargo managing director, Janne Tarvainen, said Swissport offers the most competitive overall...

Finnair Cargo signs up to digital booking platform cargo.one

Helsinki-bsaed Finnair Cargo has boosted its digitalization efforts and has announced it is partnering up with digital booking platform cargo.one. In doing so, the airline said it empowers freight forwarders to digitally book spot market capacities at live prices and with direct booking confirmat...

Finnair posts strong monthly tonnage figure

Finnair Cargo posted an all-time record monthly cargo volume high in October as it carried 16,037 tonnes across its network. This represented a monthly year-on-year (YOY) increase of 4.3 per cent for the Finnish carrier and brought the total so far this year to 129,711 tonnes, a slight YOY fall o...

Finnair appoints Topi Manner as its new CEO

Finnair has appointed Topi Manner as the carrier's new chief executive officer (CEO) and he will take on the mantle from 1 January, 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 No...

Finnair Cargo appoints Air Logistics China as GSSA in mainland China

Finnair Cargo has appointed Air Logistics China Ltd as its new general sales and service agent (GSSA) across cities in mainland China. The contract covers the cities of Guangzhou, Xi`an and Chongqing and goes into effect on 1 September 1 2018, but it has been in place in the city of Nanjing since...

Finnair’s tonnage falls slightly in June

Overall cargo tonnage at Finnair fell by 2.9 per cent in June to 13,911 tonnes and in the first half of the year it is down by two per cent to 70,848 tonnes. However, scheduled cargo traffic tonnes were up 2.7 per cent in June to 12,961 tonnes and 5.8 per cent in the first half of 2018 to 66,542 ...

Finnair Cargo appoints Inter Aviation Services as GSSA in Belgium

Finnair Cargo has appointed Inter Aviation Services (IAS) its general sales and service agent (GSSA) in Belgium. The new GSSA agreement will take effect from 1 June 2018 and IAS will provide full cargo sales, marketing, customer service, administration and operational support. Finnair Car...

Volga-Dnepr freighter flies pandas to new home in Finland

Pandas have settled into their new home at Ahtari Zoo in Finland after being flown from China to Helsinki Vantaa Airport on a Volga-Dnepr Airlines IL-76TD freighter. The delivery of Lumi and Pyry was performed under a joint programme of the People’s Republic of China and Finland aimed at the pr...

Finnair Cargo appoints R-BAG Group as GSSA in five countries

Finnair Cargo has appointed R-BAG Group as its general sales and service agent (GSSA) for five different central European countries. From 1 May this year, the GSSA will provide cargo sales, marketing, customer service, administration and operational support for Finnair in Poland, the Czech Republ...

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