Posts Tagged ‘History’

Finnair celebrating 90 years this year

Finnair has been making aviation history since it was founded by Bruno Lucander in 1923. This is the story of the resourceful and resilient early days of commercial air travel and how Bruno and his team operated in Helsinki’s wintery weather conditions. Finnair pilots also share their thoughts and explain how the same can-do attitude

Greetings from the final retro flight!

In 2008, we painted an Airbus A319 in retro livery. Now, four years later, it was time to say goodbye to the aircraft. We wanted to give our beloved Silver Bird a farewell party it deserved, and organise something special for our passengers, too. Our cabin crew was dressed in 1950’s style, and we served

Goodbye to Finnair's retro plane Silver Bird

This week we are celebrating our 88th anniversary and our great design heritage. We will take the retro-painted Airbus A319 on its final flight to where else but Milan, the heart of design and fashion. The cabin crew  will naturally be dressed in 1950’s style and some of the passengers are playing along too! Here are

The 20 years of Finnair Plus

Finnair Plus is 20 years old! It’s quite interesting to look at how the industry and frequent flyer programs have changed in just two decades. Loyalty programs are probably as old as the retail industry itself. The idea has been always the same: encourage repeat business by rewarding customers for their loyalty. The first frequent

Finnish Snowhow

If you want to practice aviation in Finland, there is one thing you need to master – winter operations.

The new uniforms are here!

Starting today, you can spot Finnair cabin crew dressed in their new uniforms. What do you think of them?

Retro flight in the original Silver Bird theme

This year Finnair celebrates 88 years of quality service and peace of mind in air travel with selected retro flights in the original Silver Bird theme.

Finnair – 86 years young

Once upon a time flying was just a dream. In 1903 the dream was finally realized, when the Wright brothers succeeded in making the first controlled human flight – lasting only 12 seconds and covering a distance of 40 meters.