ASIA Travel Tips.com

Finnair Restructures

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Latest Travel News Send to Friend Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Finnair is changing its structure, with a key objective being to achieve cost efficiencies by combining the Group's Scheduled Passenger Traffic and Leisure Flight Operations into an integrated Flight Traffic organisation, which will operate directly under the President & CEO.

 In addition, through the new organisation, closer cooperation will be sought between Flight Operations and Group Administration.

Deputy Chief Executive Officer Lasse Heinonen, said, “We will purposefully continue to enhance our operational efficiency. Particularly by combining scheduled passenger and leisure traffic we will centralise our most important resources, fleet and personnel. The reorganisation of operations will also clarify areas of responsibility and generate cost savings.”

From the beginning of October, Finnair's business activities will be divided into five operational entities: Commercial Operations, Production, Customer Service, Travel Services and Aviation Services. Support functions will comprise Economics and Finance, Human Resources Management, Information Management, Public Affairs and Corporate Communications, Resources Management, Business Development and Legal Affairs.

“Through the change, we aim to improve management of the service product and its sales as well as more efficient planning of use of resources and production management. In the process, we will raise resources management to a higher level within our organisation, enabling the operations of the entire Group to be developed as a whole,” Heinonen added.

In the new structure, Commercial Operations will be led by Mika Perho, Production by Erno Hilden, Customer Service by Timo Riihimäki and Travel Services by Kaisa Vikkula. The Resources Management Unit will be led by Ville Iho.

 All of the above Senior Vice Presidents are also members of Finnair Plc's Management Board. In addition, the President & CEO, Deputy CEO Lasse Heinonen and SVP Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Christer Haglund are also members of the Management Board.

The Aviation Services business units, Finnair Catering, Finnair Technical Services and the ground handling company Northport Oy, as well as the cargo companies, will continue within Deputy CEO Lasse Heinonen's area of responsibility.

Management of administrative support functions, such as Information Management, Human Resources Management and Financial Management, will be centralised from the units into Group Administration. Moreover, Resources Management and Long-Term Operational Planning will be transferred to become part of Group Administration.

See other recent news regarding: Airlines, Airports, Flights, Lounges, First Class, Business Class, GDS, Rewards, Miles, Hotels, Apartments, Promotions, Spas, New Hotels, Traffic, Visitor Arrivals, Cruises, Free Deals, Finnair

Subscribe to our Latest Travel News Daily Email Free of Charge by simply entering your email address to the right. You can also stay updated with our RSS Feed Free Travel News RSS Feed and even add the travel news to your website. Have questions? Please read our travel news FAQ.
     
Exclusive HD video interview with Mr. Fumihiro Sakakibara, General Manager - Japan, Macao Government Tourism Office. Aviation industry update from the Group CEO of AirAsia, Mr. Tony Fernandes, and Gary Chapman, Emirates' President Group Services and dnata. Exclusive HD video interview with Mr. John R. Rolfs, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo and Vice President Japan & Korea. In this interview, filmed in a luxurious suite at The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo on Sunday, 24 September 2017, we ask Mr. Rolfs to tell us more about the property.
Macao Tourism Update Aviation: AirAsia and Emirates The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo
What exactly is going to happen to The Dusit Thani Bangkok hotel, when will it close, what about the staff, when will the new Dusit Thani Bangkok open and what will it be like? In this exclusive HD video interview with Ms. Sukanya Janchoo, General Manager of The Dusit Thani Bangkok, Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com asks Khun Sukanya about the hotel, its markets, RevPAR and these major changes. Travelodge Hotels Asia’s Brands and Expansion Plans - Exclusive HD Video Interview with Stephen Burt, Chairman. Exclusive HD video interview with Alejandro Bernabe, Group Director of Avani Hotels and Resorts. We talk about Avani Hotels' future plans and what exciting new developments are in the pipeline. You will also learn that Avani is about to announce a new sub brand, is currently building its first resort with private pool villas and what the group's position is on new technology.
Dusit Thani Bangkok Travelodge Hotels Asia Avani Hotels & Resorts
Jonathan Wigley, CEO of Travelodge Thailand, outlines expansion plans in HD Video Interview. Exclusive HD video interview with Myanmar's Minister of Tourism and Hotels, H.E. U Ohn Maung, about the status of tourism in the beautiful and mystical country of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). Birth of a Luxury Thai Hotel Brand - HD Video Interview with Christopher E. Stafford, Chief Operating Officer of the newly formed 137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts.
CEO of Travelodge Thailand Myanmar Tourism Update Birth of Luxury Thai Hotel Brand
This HD video tour of Thai AirAsia X's brand new 337-seat Airbus A330-300 aircraft was filmed at Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok, Thailand on 14 May 2014  Exclusive HD video interview with Jaime J. Bautista, President & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Philippine Airlines (PAL) HD video of the interior and exterior of a Thai Vietjet Airbus A320-200.
Thai AirAsia X A330-300 PAL President & COO Thai Vietjet A320-200
Inside Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - HD Video It takes 800 workers between 65 and 80 days to assemble, install, test, paint, furnish and deliver an Emirates Airbus A380. Showers, Bars, Lounge - The Emirates Airbus A380 Has Them All - HD Video Tour Thai Airways International Takes Delivery of Brand New Boeing 777-300ER
Qatar Airways B787 Emirates A380 Thai Airways B777-300ER
Latest Travel News
Advertising
Advertising
Copyright © 1997-2017 ASIATravelTips.com/TravelNewsAsia.com