Articles Tagged ‘Finnair’

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

In 2014, Europe’s flag-carriers reported traffic growth of 2.9%, according to the AEA. All geographic markets were up except for North Africa (down 3.5%), with North Atlantic and the Middle East leading the way (both +5.1%).

Fuerteventura shows off its winner’s certificate; first blood to Europe

Fuerteventura shows off its winner’s certificate; first blood to Europe

The first week of the 2015 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition sees 12 entries from around the world, including two airports sending us two FTWAs each. The last weekly winners of 2014 – the firefighters from Fuerteventura – get the Airport Director to share in their glory.

Finnair touches down at Miami from Helsinki

Finnair touches down at Miami from Helsinki

Finnair now links Helsinki to Miami in Florida with twice-weekly flights using its A340-300s.


Finnair adds #2 route to Thailand with Phuket flights

Finnair adds #2 route to Thailand with Phuket flights

Finnair takes on TUIFly Nordic on Helsinki-Phuket airport pair with twice-weekly services, using its A340-300s.

Chongqing Airport grows long-haul routes thanks to Qatar Airways, Finnair and Sichuan Airlines

Chongqing Airport grows long-haul routes thanks to Qatar Airways, Finnair and Sichuan Airlines

China’s ninth busiest airport handled over 25 million passengers in 2013 and has seen almost tenfold growth since 2000. Over 95% of flights are within China. We reveal the top 12 airlines and routes and which non-Chinese carriers serve the airport.

Kazan and Samara airports show-off certificates for Finnair

Kazan and Samara airports show-off certificates for Finnair

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Tallinn Airport welcomes with the traditional water arch salute Japan Airlines’ first charter service from Osaka Kansai. More news from Cancun and Kaunas airports.


Washington Dulles’ Frontier Airlines FTWA takes victory in all-American “Arch of Triumph” week

Washington Dulles’ Frontier Airlines FTWA takes victory in all-American “Arch of Triumph” week

North America has secured its second win of the 2014 competition this week, with a Fire Truck Water Arch entry from Washington Dulles Airport, to celebrate the historic base launch by Frontier Airlines.

Samara Airport grows by 12% in 2013; Finnair touches down from Helsinki

Samara Airport grows by 12% in 2013; Finnair touches down from Helsinki

Gateway to one of the 11 host cities during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Samara Airport handled over two million passengers last year. With a total of 20 airlines operating from the gateway to Samarskaya Oblast, anna.aero investigates the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Aeroflot is this summer.

Finnair adds destination #6 in Russia

Finnair adds destination #6 in Russia

Finnair begins thrice-weekly flights from Helsinki to Kazan, using Flybe Finland’s E190s.


Russian airport wins Arch of Triumph for the second consecutive week

Russian airport wins Arch of Triumph for the second consecutive week

Following last week’s win of Samara (pictured), Russia secures its second Arch of Triumph winner in 2014. Therefore, the gateway to the capital of Republic of Tatarstan achieved this week’s monumental feat of airport marketing prowess, entering the ranking at position #8.

Finnair ventures to Russia for destination #5

Finnair ventures to Russia for destination #5

Finnair touches down at Samara from Helsinki with thrice-weekly flights, using Flybe Finland’s E190s.

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish airports achieved over 19 million passengers last year, decreasing by a modest 0.4% since we last looked at this market three years ago. With Helsinki Airport offering 80% of traffic in 2013 and Sweden being the top international country this summer, anna.aero investigates how the Finnish market is evolving.