Tag: Finland

Cityjet CRJ-900 Skids and Spins Counterclockwise By 180 Degrees

Reading Time: 1 minute Cityjet Canadair CRJ-900, on behalf of SAS Scandinavian Airlines, performing flight from Stockholm to Turku landed on Turku’s snow covered runway, but skidded and spun counterclockwise around by 180 degrees before coming to a stop on the runway near the end of the runway. The crew declared emergency, emergency services responded and checked the aircraft. […]

Finnair Prepares for Possible Flight Cancellations

Reading Time: 1 minute Finnair is preparing for possible individual flight cancellations due to working restrictions set by the Finnish Pilots’ Association. In unforeseen cases, Finnair might not have enough pilots to operate certain flights due to the restrictions placed by the Finnish Pilots’ Association. These restrictions include a ban on pilots working additional flights and pilot roster changes […]

Global AirRail Conference 2016

Each year the Global AirRail conference and the Global AirRail Awards attract air-rail professionals from all over the world. Global AirRail events are dedicated to the growing passenger intermodality segment between air and rail, whether it’s physical infrastructure integration, innovations in travel booking and planning, improving passenger experience, or forming new partnerships between the two […]

Swedish SAS Staff Strike Keeps Flights Grounded

Reading Time: 1 minute Domestic flights and services to Finland have been cancelled by the airline as union representatives seek a new agreement with bosses. Passengers travelling between some Swedish cities and to Finland have so far been affected by the strike, which got under way at 7am. Flights to and from Stockholm and Kalmar, Visby, Åbo and Vasa […]

Finland To Test Drones Along Russian Border

Reading Time: 1 minute Finland plans to test drones along its frontier with Russia as an increasing number of asylum seekers from the Middle East and Africa cross the country’s Arctic border. Major Jussi Napola, of the Finnish border guard, said Helsinki intends to run the tests along its 833-mile (1,340-kilometer) border with Russia. “The plan is to test […]