The 18th Change for Good collection by Finnair
for UNICEF on international flights over the Christmas and New
Year period once again achieved a heartening result.
customers donated 55,490.93 euros in the special envelopes placed
in aircraft seat pockets and collection boxes at Helsinki Airport.
Additionally, Finnair Plus customers donated more than 2 million
Finnair Plus points to UNICEF.
“Warm thanks to all our
customers who have once again given their support to our
traditional Change for Good collection,” said Arja Suominen, SVP
Corporate Communications and Corporate Responsibility. “I also
want to thank our employees and partners who have participated in
the collection. The campaign targeted the UNICEF Schools for Asia program. We believe that education is the foundation of a better
UNICEF's Schools for Asia campaign supports
children's schooling in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, East Timor,
India, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Philippines
and Vietnam. The campaign aims to provide children with qualified
teachers, safe and clean school facilities, and well-designed
curricula that include life-skills education in health, nutrition, hygiene, sanitation and HIV prevention. In order to achieve
permanent and positive change, UNICEF works together with local
authorities and village communities.
Finnair Plus loyalty
customers can donate their points to UNICEF throughout the year.
Extra accumulated coins can also always be dropped off at
permanent collection boxes around Helsinki Airport.
1994 Finnair and its customers have donated 1.2 million euros to
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