Finnair News Stories
April 26, 2013
Finnish flag carrier Finnair reported a larger-than-expected loss in the first quarter, disappointing investors' hopes for a quicker turnaround after cost cuts and an expansion in profitable long-haul routes.
April 4, 2013
Finnair named Cargotec executive Pekka Vauramo as its new chief executive and said his experience in Asia would help the Finnish national airline's efforts to expand routes to the region.
February 8, 2013
Finnair's departing chief executive Mika Vehvilainen will leave the airline in stronger financial health than when he took over four years ago, but he will also be leaving his successor the toughest part of the turnaround: finding partners.
February 4, 2013
Finland's parliament will likely vote in the next few months for a change allowing the government to cut its stake in Finnair, a minister said, opening the way for alliances and M&A deals by the struggling state-controlled airline.
January 30, 2013
Finnish state-controlled airline Finnair has proposed Klaus Heinemann be appointed as its new board chairman.
January 28, 2013
Finland's Cargotec has hired Finnair boss Mika Vehvilainen as its new chief executive, hoping he can replicate his successful turnaround of the airline at the cargo-handling equipment maker.
January 15, 2013
Finnair chief executive Mika Vehvilainen will leave the airline to lead cargo handling equipment maker Cargotec, Finnish financial magazine Talouselama reported in its online edition on Tuesday.
November 30, 2012
Finland should cut its controlling stake in Finnair to free up the airline to form the partnerships it needs to stand up to competition from low-cost carriers, a minister said.
October 26, 2012
Finnair said it was likely to turn profitable this year on an underlying basis for the first time since 2008, as its cost-cutting plans were proceeding faster than expected.
October 12, 2012
Struggling Finnish carrier Finnair said on Friday that British low-cost airline Flybe would start to operate one-third of its European routes from October 28.
October 4, 2012
Airlines cannot use strikes as an excuse not to pay compensation to people they bump off flights, Europe's highest court said on Thursday, widening the scope of passenger rights in the European Union.
September 17, 2012
A telephone threat to two planes arriving at New York's JFK Airport on Monday prompted authorities to search the aircraft after they landed but nothing was found, officials said.