Tag: Finnair

Finnair partners with WFS for cargo handling in Paris

Finnair has appointed Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, to provide cargo warehouse handling at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, domestic trucking services and cargo reception points across France. The airline operates 28 wide- and narrow-bodied passenger flights per wee...

Turkka Kuusisto appointed CEO of Finnair

Finnair has appointed Turkka Kuusisto (44, MSc. Tech) as CEO of Finnair and he will start in this role on 11 July 2024 at the latest. Kuusisto joins Finnair from Posti Group Corporation, where he has served as the CEO since 2020. Prior to his CEO role in Posti Group Corporation, Kuusisto serve...

Finnair Traffic Performance in March 2023

Robust demand in March as passenger load factor was on par with pre-pandemic levels; also solid cargo performance continued. Many cargo figures increased year-on-year in March due to Qatar Airways cooperation and increased Asian capacity even though discontinued operations between Sweden and the US...

Finnair Traffic Performance in January 2023

In January, Finnair carried 816,200 passengers, which was 80.9% more than in January 2022 but 2.0% less than in December 2022. Cargo traffic Europe tonnes 1,277.6 18.3 1,277.6 18.3 North Atlantic tonnes 1,312.3 -41.2 1,312.3 -41.2 Middle East tonnes 1,815.8 42...

How heavier Finnair flights could lighten the financial load

Finnair has modified ten of its flagship A350s to carry more customers and cargo as it continues to increase capacity across its popular Asian routes. The Finnish carrier has worked with Airbus to increase the maximum take-off weight for a specially selected number of its state-of-the-art aircraf...

Finnair Cargo Traffic Performance in July 2022

Despite the Russian airspace closure, Finnair’ cargo figures improved year-on-year and remained close to June 2022 figures in July. Available scheduled cargo tonne kilometres increased by 96.0% year-on-year (increased by 4.0% month-on-month) and revenue scheduled cargo tonne kilometres increase...

Finnair continues serving Shanghai and Seoul with strong cargo support

Finnair has continued to update its traffic program due to the closure of the Russian airspace. The further increased price of cargo currently enables continuing of passenger services to Finnair’s key Asian markets even with the longer flight times. Finnair now continues to serve Seoul and Sha...

Finnair starts furlough talks due to Russian airspace closure

Finnair has today called employee representatives to discuss plans regarding possible furloughs of up to 90 days, which, if implemented, would impact Finnair flight crews. The estimated need for additional monthly furloughs for pilots ranges from 90 to 200 and for cabin crew from 150 to 450 employ...

Finnair Traffic Performance in December 2021

In December, available scheduled cargo tonne kilometres increased by 449.9% year-on-year (increased by 16.3% month-on-month) and revenue scheduled cargo tonne kilometres increased by 347.1% (increased by 3.1% month-on-month), both due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on scheduled flights, e...

Finnair adds cargo capacity by removing seats from two A330 wide-body aircraft

Finnair has modified two Airbus A330 aircraft for cargo use by removing economy class seats from the cabin. This way the freight can be carried in the cabin in addition to the cargo hold. With these changes, the cargo capacity of the aircraft up to doubles. The free cabin space will be used mai...

Brussels Airport’s tonnage falls 8.7% in August, freighter traffic down 17.1%

Cargo tonnage at Brussels Airport fell by 8.7 per cent in August with the 17.1 per cent freighter traffic downturn the chief reason for the decline. The Belgian gateway processed 52,269 tonnes in the month, as the reduction in the number of freighter flights compared to last year hit figures. ...

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...

Finnair posts strong cargo results in February

Finnair has reported that cargo tonnage increased year-on-year (YOY) by 24.5 per cent to 11,633 tonnes in February mostly driven by the strong positive market development in Japan and Western Europe. The Helsinki-based carrier has started strongly this year and in the first two months of 2019 ton...

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...

UK CMA to investigate BA, Iberia, American and Finnair Atlantic joint business agreement

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to investigate the Atlantic joint business agreement between American Airlines, members of International Airlines Group (British Airways and Iberia) and Finnair. The move it says is in line with the approach of the European Commission when it firs...

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