Finnair starts codeshare cooperation with Juneyao Air

posted on 16th May 2019 by Justin Burns
Finnair and the Shanghai-based Juneyao Air have agreed on a new codeshare cooperation on the route operated by Juneyao Air and Finnair between Helsinki and Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

The agreement also covers selected Juneyao routes in China and selected Finnair routes in Finland. The new codeshare agreement adds eight new destinations to Finnair’s network in China.

From 28 June, onwards Finnair customers can connect with Juneyao Air from Shanghai to Harbin, Shenyang, Dalian, Qingdao, Xi´an, Chongqing, Kunming, Xiamen and Fuzhou. In addition, the Finnair code will be added on Juneyao Air routes between Nanjing and Xi´an, Chongqing and Zhangjiajie.

At the same time, Juneyao Air code will be added to Finnair´s route between Shanghai and Helsinki, and to Finnair’s domestic routes from Helsinki to Ivalo, Rovaniemi, Kemi, Kuopio and Oulu. The Finnish Lapland has become a popular destination for Chinese tourists.

“We warmly welcome this cooperation with Juneyao Air and are delighted to offer our customers more destinations and smooth connections in China”, said Christian Lesjak, senior vice president, network and resource management at Finnair.

”During summer 2019, we operate up to 42 weekly flights between Greater China and Helsinki, including daily flights to Shanghai. We welcome Juneyao customers to explore Finland.”

“By connecting Juneyao Air and Finnair networks, we can offer more choices, enabling easy connection and communication between China and Europe via Finland.

“We believe the codeshare partnership between Juneyao Air and Finnair will be a win-win collaboration,” said Yu Chengji, executive vice president of Juneyao Air.