Tag: Ole Orvér

Finnair reveals brand-new spacious Schengen Lounge in Helsinki

Finnair has revealed its new Schengen Lounge in Helsinki Airport, designed to bring convenience to customers. Set to open on 9 July 2024, the new lounge has been crafted based on customer feedback and inspired by Finnair’s Nordic design language and comforting colour scheme. It follows the s...

Finnair adds flights to Lapland and Norway for next winter

Finnair adds flights to Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland, and Tromsø and Trondheim in Norway for the next winter season. Finnair will have up to 63 weekly flights to Rovaniemi, which is 13 more than last winter. The additional frequencies will be focused on the most popular travel days, Wednesday...

Finnair takes-off with Avios

Finnair Plus loyalty members will now use Avios as their new loyalty currency, as the program enters a new era. The move comes following a partnership with IAG Loyalty to adopt Avios - the loyalty currency used by Finnair’s oneworld partners’ loyalty programs - British Airways Executive Club,...

Finnair flies high with return to Nagoya and bumper 2024 UK/Ireland schedule

Finnair has unveiled its expanded 2024 network, as it continues to increase its European and Asian customer offering. The new super schedule has been announced in response to the increased demand for global travel across both Europe and Asia, and includes four new routes and numerous frequency addi...

Finnair’s loyalty program flies into a new era with Avios

Finnair will renew its Finnair Plus loyalty program by introducing Avios as its new loyalty currency in early 2024. Partnering with IAG Loyalty to adopt Avios will bring new opportunities for existing and new Finnair Plus members to collect and use the program’s new loyalty currency. The Fin...

Finnair addresses the excess carry-on baggage issue with the new Superlight ticket type and changes to baggage allowances

Finnair is introducing a new Superlight ticket for journeys within Europe and making changes to its baggage allowances as of 1 June. Excess amounts of carry-on baggage cause delays in boarding and impact both punctuality of flights and travel comfort. The changes are designed to address the is...

Finnair adds flights to Europe for summer 2023

Finnair has updated its traffic programme for short-haul flights in the summer season 2023. Finnair will fly to more than 50 destinations in Europe, and has now added frequencies to several European capitals, such as Berlin, Copenhagen, Vilnius and Riga. Bodø is a new destination for Finnair, wit...

Ryanair Concludes 4 Year Pay Deal With Fórsa Union To Cover Its Irish Pilots

Ryanair today (Tues, 20 Dec) confirmed that it has signed a 4 year pay agreement with the Fórsa union and its Irish pilots under which Ryanair’s Irish pilots will receive an accelerated restoration of pay cuts previously agreed during the Covid Pandemic. These pay cuts will now be fully restor...

Finnair jumps back into Japan with Asian expansion

Finnair is leading the return to Asia in 2023 by resuming flights to Osaka in Japan as travel demand rebounds. The Nordic carrier is set to relaunch its popular route from Helsinki to the port city of Osaka, on 26 March 2023, as it rebuilds its Japanese network. Customers will be able to choos...

Finnair wet leases an A320 from DAT for the busy summer season

Finnair will lease an A320 aircraft and crew from DAT for the busy summer season. The aircraft will be operating selected frequencies on Finnair’s route between Helsinki and Copenhagen in June, and on Finnair’s routes between Helsinki and Oulu and Helsinki and Lisbon between July and October. ...

Finnair flies into the summer with new route to Mumbai and updated schedule

Finnair has unveiled its latest Asian service to Mumbai in India as part of its updated 2022 summer schedule. Tickets for the new three times a week service go on sale from April 5 via finnair.com. The new route to Mumbai is the latest in a series of changes being made to the Finnish flag-carr...

Finnair resumes flights to Tokyo, Narita with four weekly frequencies and new routing

As of 9 March, 2022, Finnair flies to Tokyo Narita airport four times a week out of Helsinki, avoiding the Russian airspace. The flight time is approximately 13 hours and the flights connect smoothly to Finnair’s European network via its home hub Helsinki Airport.  “Japan is one of our most ...

.