Tag: Finnair

Japan Airlines and Finnair Expand Codeshare Cooperation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair and Japan Airlines will expand their codeshare cooperation. Finnair’s flight numbers will be added to Japan Airlines flights from Frankfurt to Tokyo Narita starting on January 1, 2017. The codeshare expansion gives customers more flexibility and connectivity between Europe and Japan, enabling combinable routings via Frankfurt in one direction and via Helsinki in the […]

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 […]

Icelandair Joins Airlines for Europe

Reading Time: < 1 minute Membership numbers at Airlines for Europe are growing further with Icelandair joining Europe’s largest airline association. The airline operates out of Iceland, and uses the country’s geographical location mid-way between America and Europe, to offer a network of international routes with Iceland as a hub. “We are looking forward to jointly work with A4E on […]

Finnair to Wet Lease a Hi Fly A340 for Pilot Training

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair will wet lease one Airbus A340 from Portuguese aircraft-crew-maintenance-insurance (ACMI) specialist Hi Fly for two months to accommodate pilot trainings to secure the airline’s growing operations in summer 2017 and beyond. “Pilot trainings are a part of our preparations for growth. This wet lease is a part of our efforts to ensure punctual operations […]

AirBaltic Joins Airlines for Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Latvian carrier airBaltic has joined Airlines for Europe (A4E), adding to the lobbying group’s growing number of carriers. A4E has been steadily gaining members since its creation in January 2016 and has been campaigning on a variety of issues affecting the airline industry, notably air traffic control (ATC) strikes, removing what it regards as unreasonable […]

Finnair Group Half Year Financial Report

Reading Time: 3 minutes Comparable operating result for Q2 showed a year-on-year improvement for the seventh consecutive quarter and was positive at 3.2 million euros . January–June 2016 Revenue grew by 3.8% year-on-year to 1,106.0 million euros (1,065.2). Comparable operating result was -12.2 million euros (-41.3). Operating result was -17.4 million euros (-13.9). Comparable EBITDAR was 92.7 million euros (56.5). […]

BoraJet Airlines And Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra) Join ERA

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is delighted to announce that Borajet Airlines and Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra) have joined ERA, bringing the number of airlines to join the association in 2016 to six, highlighting the value and trust that Europe’s regional airlines place in ERA. “It is fantastic news that Borajet and Norra have […]

A new non-destructive testing tool takes off with the Airbus A350 XWB

Reading Time: 2 minutes An easy-to-use testing tool for inspecting the composite airframe of Airbus’ popular A350 XWB jetliner has become a commercial success itself, with key airline customers ordering the device to support their daily operations. Named the Line Tool, this ultrasound system is used to inspect an A350 in the event of impact shocks. These can occur […]

What Do We Know About Airbus A350 XWB?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Airbus is seeing its future with a new generation of long-range widebody airliners with better fuel efficiency, lower operating costs and reduced noise and emission, and the A350 is the best example of all this. The A350 is the first Airbus with both fuselage and wing structures made primarily of carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer. This new-generation jetliner […]

Finnair Recruits 400 Pilots and Cabin Crew Members

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair prepares for growth in its long-haul traffic starting in 2016 and begins the biggest recruitment drive in the company’s history. In addition to the approximately 70 pilots and 130 cabin attendants recruited this year, the company is seeking to recruit 100 new pilots and 300 new cabin crew members. Some 50 people are also […]