Articles Tagged ‘Finncomm’

Finnair-Flybe partnership enters Battle of the Baltics

Finnair-Flybe partnership enters Battle of the Baltics

Finnair and Flybe have formed a joint venture to take over Finncomm and create Flybe Nordic, but how big is the Finnish domestic market, how has it developed in recent years and who are the key players? What hints have the new owners given about Flybe Nordic’s future network strategy?

Lapland's six airports gearing up for peak travel season

Lapland’s six airports gearing up for peak travel season

Just how seasonal is passenger demand at Lapland’s six airports? How many passengers did they handle in 2009? And which are the leading country markets for visitors in winter? Which LCC will start serving one of them next year and which are the leading charter airlines?

Finnair retires MD-11s; Asian routes now account for half of capacity; scheduled load factor up 11 points in three years

Finnair retires MD-11s; Asian routes now account for half of capacity; scheduled load factor up 11 points in three years

Finnair’s passenger numbers haven’t changed much in a decade but the network has. Where has capacity been added and where has it been removed and which are the leading country markets?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 29 August – Friday 4 September):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThe start of September sees increased activity on the new route front. Nearly 30 new routes from 18 airlines covering Africa, Australia, Europe, India, Middle East, New Zealand, South America and the USA. Something for everyone.

Helsinki airport and the Finnish market

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusHelsinki has proved a tough nut to crack for LCCs. Even Finnair’s own FlyNordic is based in Sweden! How dominant is Finnair in Finland? How competitive is the domestic market? Just what went wrong for LCCs in Helsinki? And how has Ryanair found a way into the market? We reveal the answers.