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Finnair inks dotcom alliance for hotel bookings


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 11 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Tuesday said it has signed a one-year agreement with Booking.com for hotel and accommodation reservation services."This new agreement with a world-class partner enables ... Read more...

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Finnair’s August passenger load factor up 3.9 percent


September 7th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Friday reported a 3.9 percent rise in its passenger load factor in August which stood at 80.8 percent as the airline saw an ... Read more...

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Finnair’s second quarter revenue increases by 10 percent


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Aug 22 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has reported a 10 percent rise in revenue for the second quarter of the current calender year at 600 million euros (Rs.4,147.74 crore) ... Read more...

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Finnair adjudged best north European airline for third year


July 13th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Friday said it has bagged the title of best north European airline for the third consecutive year.Based on an independent survey of ... Read more...

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India may see Finnair’s first long-haul flight on bio-fuels


June 14th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 14 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair will launch its first long-haul flight powered by bio-fuels to Asia, where India is a strategic market, to show its commitment towards environment ... Read more...

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SriLankan Airlines to join global airline alliance


June 11th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) Global airline alliance 'Oneworld' Monday said the Colombo-based SriLankan Airlines would join its ranks towards the end of 2012.Nordic carrier Finnair, which is part of 'Oneworld' ... Read more...

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Finnair sees India as key market for tourism, transit


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair sees India as a strategic market not just for in-bound tourism into Finland, but to also serve as a convenient hub for transit ... Read more...

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Finnair to test new menu


May 31st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 31 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Thursday said it will soon start pilot tests on new service concept on its Helsinki-Manchester flights by providing a host of delicacies such ... Read more...

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Finnair starts service to western China city of Chongqing


May 17th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 17 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its presence in the growing Asian market nordic carrier Finnair has started a direct flight to western China city of Chongqing, ... Read more...

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Finnair’s April traffic up 10 percent


May 8th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 8 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Monday reported a 10 percent rise in passenger traffic in April."We saw positive development in passenger load factors in all scheduled traffic categories ... Read more...

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Danish airline files for bankruptcy


May 4th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, May 4 (IANS) Denmark's low-cost airline Cimber Sterling filed for bankruptcy Thursday following a loss of around $14 million, a media report said."Cimber Sterling's owners no longer wish to ... Read more...

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Finnair’s March traffic up 11.6 percent


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 23 (IANS) Nordic passenger carrier Finnair Monday reported an increase of 11.6 percent in its passenger traffic in March.The airline's traffic, which is measured in revenue passenger ... Read more...

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Finnair retains its four-star rating by Skytrax


April 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 13 (IANS) Nordic passenger carrier Finnair Friday said it has managed to maintain its four-star rating in the audit conducted by international airline survey company Skytrax."We have determinedly ... Read more...

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Finnair focuses on Asian routes to cut emissions


April 6th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 6 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has said it will focus on growing traffic between Europe and Asia, where it offers the shortest routes, to limit global warming pollution ... Read more...

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Photo on Delhi that made into final of Finnair competition (With Image)


March 21st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 21 (IANS) A photograph showing sunset in the Indian capital made it to the final of an international photo competition organised by Nordic airline Finnair.The competition with the ... Read more...

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Finnair to test anti-jet lag headsets


March 10th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 10 (IANS) In a bid to provide hassle free travel, Nordic carrier Finnair Saturday said it will start a unique pilot project to test a revolutionary headset technology ... Read more...

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Finnair advance bookings surge by 25 percent


February 18th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair, whose cabin crew performed an inflight dance, as a treat for Indian guests on Jan 26 (Indian Republic Day), reported a surge ... Read more...

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Finnair’s school campaign collects 60,000 euros


January 30th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Monday said its 'Change for Good' campaign, carried out with Unicef Finland to create awareness about clean water and environment for Indian ... Read more...

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Finnair’s Republic Day surprise: Bollywood jig by crew


January 27th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Jan 27 (IANS) This is something an air passenger will least expect on a flight even of an Indian carrier -- a Bollywood jig by a foreign crew, ... Read more...

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Nature my kitchen, fusion my passion: Chef Malhotra (With Images)


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Caviar goes bananas. An exotic starter, where caviar is served on fresh creme fraiche banana chips! Papaji's Abba Pie, which is a cheese pie is ... Read more...

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Oneworld awarded best airline alliance award


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) American business travel magazine "Global Traveler" has named global airline alliance 'Oneworld' as the best inter-airline network."The honour was granted to Oneworld for the second ... Read more...

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Finnair starts campaign to collect funds for Indian children


December 1st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Thursday said it has launched the third edition of its "change for good campaign" on international flights for raising funds for implementing ... Read more...

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Finnair to select passengers’ ideas to improve quality


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Meat-free Mondays, in-flight karaoke and airport speed-dating may seem unconventional in today's aviation business but these are some of the ideas given by air travellers ... Read more...

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Finnair introduces special facilities at 13 airports


November 5th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Nov 5 (IANS) To showcase its high service standards and cater to passengers in holiday and peak travel season, Nordic carrier Finnair has introduced various facilities for its customers ... Read more...

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Indian food artist to judge Finnair quality


October 22nd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) An Indian food artist in Stockholm, Sweden is among seven people to have landed an assignment of globetrotting on the routes of Nordic carrier Finnair ... Read more...

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Whiff of curry wafts over Helsinki with 30 Indian restaurants


September 25th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 25 (IANS) With over 30 South Asian restaurants, the aroma of curries and tandoori fare has become commonplace in this Finnish capital with eateries like Gandhi, Namaskaar and ... Read more...

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Finnish sauna for jet lag! This one’s right inside an airport


September 18th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 18 (IANS) Steam sauna, mineral water pool, ice therapy, aromatic massages and pebble walk. These are common therapies at spas.But when these are for the asking inside an ... Read more...

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Finnair starts maiden cargo service to India


September 16th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 16 (IANS) In a bid to cash in on the fast growing freighter services demand between India and Europe, Nordic carrier Finnair's cargo subsidiary Friday started its maiden ... Read more...

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Finnair not averse to Kingfisher’s direct flights to Helsinki


September 14th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 14 (IANS) Despite a pact with Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines, Nordic carrier Finnair said it has no objection to the Indian carrier connecting directly with Helsinki from other ... Read more...

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Globetrot free on Finnair and yet get to comment, critise


September 13th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 13 (IANS) It is, perhaps, the best job a globetrotter will aspire for: Go around the world with all expenses paid and in return just state how ... Read more...

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Pact with Kingfisher sees Finnair’s Asia traffic look up


September 12th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Helsiniki, Sep 12 (IANS) Led by growing traffic from Asia, especially India where it has signed an accord with Kingfisher Airlines, as also by leisure travel, Nordic carrier Finnair has ... Read more...

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Finnair plans video game contest on Singapore flight


September 1st, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Thursday said it will host a competition Sep 20 for its Helsinki-Singapore flight passengers, who will play the popular video game Angry ... Read more...

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Finnair serves seven more Indian cities in pact with Kingfisher


August 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has added seven more destinations in India to its network, apart from flying directly to the national capital, thanks to the partnership ... Read more...

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Finnair Cargo to launch India service


August 20th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Finnair Cargo Saturday said it will commence operation of cargo flights between Helsinki and Mumbai from Sep 16."The new freighter services offer fast connections between ... Read more...

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Finnair’s July traffic up 23.9 percent


August 16th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Tuesday reported an increase of 23.9 percent in its scheduled traffic in July, mainly as a result of strong demand from the ... Read more...

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