Tag: Topi Manner

Finnair CEO Topi Manner leaves the company to join Elisa Corporation

Finnair’s CEO, Topi Manner, has given notice of his resignation from the company to join Elisa Corporation as their new CEO, starting at the latest on 1 March 2024. Until then, Manner continues as normal in his CEO role at Finnair. Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae, the Chair of Finnair Board of Directo...

Two Finnair A350s get a Moomin makeover

Finnair is turning 100 in November 2023 and to mark the centenary, the beloved Moomin characters are featured on the livery of two widebody A350 aircraft for the whole year. Leading characters Moomintroll and Snorkmaiden feature in the special 100 anniversary livery. The Moomin aircraft - with...

Finnair reduces approximately 150 jobs as it responds to the impacts of the Russian airspace closure

Finnair has ended the change negotiations that were started early October on its plan to reduce 200 jobs globally. The plan was linked to Finnair’s new strategy published on September 7 which targets to restore Finnair’s profitability. Due to the dramatic changes in Finnair’s operating env...

Finnair starts change negotiations with its personnel on plans to subcontract inflight service on part of its long-haul routes

Finnair starts change negotiations with its personnel on plans to subcontract inflight service on part of its long-haul routes

Finnair starts change negotiations with its cabin crew in Finland to discuss its plans to subcontract inflight service on routes to/from Thailand and the US to partners. Possible subcontracting would be implemented by the end of 2023. The plan is a part of the efforts to restore Finnair’s prof...

Christine Rovelli appointed SVP Strategy and Fleet, Nicklas Ilebrand leaves Finnair

Christine Rovelli, MBA, 48, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Strategy and Fleet, and member of the Executive Board at Finnair as of 1 October 2022. Nicklas Ilebrand, the current SVP Strategy, will leave Finnair towards the end of the year, and he will work in an Executive Advisor role as ...

Finnair introduces new strategy to return to profitability

Finnair’s strategy has long been based on connecting Europe and Asia via the short northern route, using Russian air space. Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent closure of Russian air space, flight times to Finnair’s Asian destinations are now considerably longer, weake...

Finnair to launch daily services from Nordic capitals to Doha in strategic partnership with Qatar Airways

Finnair and oneworld partner Qatar Airways have concluded an agreement to establish a long-term strategic cooperation between Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen and Doha. Finnair and Qatar Airways are exploring opening services also between another European destination and Doha. These services...

Antti Kleemola appointed as Chief Information Officer at Finnair

Antti Kleemola (MSc. Business) has been appointed as Chief Information Officer and member of the Finnair Executive Board as of 1 June 2022. Currently, he works as the CIO of Outokumpu. Previously Kleemola has held leadership positions in digital and IT services among others in VR Group, Vapo Gro...

Finnair reports revenue rise but operating result fall in 1H2019

Finnair reports revenue rise but operating result fall in 1H2019

The Finnair Group has reported that in the first six months of the year revenue was up, but its operating result was down while fuel costs spiralled. For the period from 1 January to 30 June, the Helsinki-based carrier’s revenue increased by 7.8 per cent to €1,466.0 million (2018: €1,359.3...

Finnair increases revenue and passenger traffic in Q1

Finnair increases revenue and passenger traffic in Q1

Finnair has reported its revenue increased by five per cent year-on-year (YOY) in the first quarter (Q1) and the number of passengers reached a quarterly record. For the quarter ending 31 March, the Helsinki-based carrier’s revenue was €672.9 million, up on the €641.1 million in Q1 last ye...

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