At the time Finnair was the first airline in the world to take the MD-11 into commercial use when it ran a flight from Helsinki to Las Palmas on December 20,1990.
A new episode in my history as a tourist has been written. A week in Mumbai and the hill station city of Mahabaleshvar has certainly left a big impression on me. No, I didn’t bump into Bollywood stars. Much better – I encountered genuine Indian people and their hospitality.
In the first part of my blog, I focused on what happens before the captain steps onto the aircraft. This time I’ll move onto the flight preparations that take place onboard the aircraft.
In the first part of my blog, I’ll focus on what happens before the captain steps onto the aircraft. In a later, continuation part I’ll move on to flight preparations that take place on the aircraft.
As of March, our long haul fleet will be Europe’s youngest, with an average aircraft age of 3 years. The latest Airbus A330-300 offers completely flat beds for all 45 passengers in Business Class.
A flight to a crisis area is always slightly different from normal, and when planning aid operations many factors must be taken into consideration.
In terms of size, Finnair Technical Services, with its turnover of just over 200 million euros, is rather small compared with the sector’s large operators. Nevertheless, there is strong global demand for high-level expertise, and Technical Services, which has grown alongside the airline, has an excellent reputation.
During the autumn, on a flight from Helsinki to Beijing, a passenger wanted to give me a personality test. Many of the questions involved colours.
It began in August. Christmas planning. What if this year we travelled somewhere for Christmas? What is it that’s so special about Christmas? You know, we eat good food all year round, and we are fairly regular shoppers, too. I laid the thought to rest.
You can find great places to shop in the Finnair destination network. In all these places you can save the equivalent price of your air fare by purchasing Christmas presents for the whole family and all your friends!