Finnair has wet leased an Airbus A330 aircraft
and crew from Air Italy.
Finnair will use the aircraft on its
Chicago and Miami routes between 12 and 31 October 2018.
One of Finnairís long-haul aircraft was damaged
at Chicago airport on 25 September when a high loader accidentally
hit it. With the wet lease from Air Italy, Finnair can make sure
that its Chicago and Miami flights can operate normally while the
damaged aircraft is being repaired.
"The aircraft damage in Chicago was very
unfortunate. With high-quality wet lease from Air Italy, we can
continue operating our Chicago and Miami flights and offer our
customers a smooth travel experience regardless of the aircraft
change," said Jaakko Schildt, Chief Operating Officer, Finnair.
Air Italy aircraft and crew will be operating
Finnair flights to Chicago and Miami as follows:
flights between Helsinki and Chicago (AY09/AY10) from 12-29 Octoner. Finnair has four weekly return flights between Helsinki
and Chicago, the flight days are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and
- Five return flights between Helsinki and Miami
(AY07/AY08) on the following dates: 14, 16, 21, 23
and 30 October.
The wet leased aircraft from Air Italy has 24
full-flat seats in business class and 232 seats in economy class,
all with a seat-back inflight entertainment system.
With the wet
lease, the cockpit and cabin crew come from Air Italy, and the
flights will have two Finnair cabin crew members on board.
Finnair is allowing customers to cancel their flight or change
the departure date due to the change in carrier. Cancellations or
changes can be made by contacting Finnair customer service.
Latest videos and podcasts:
AAPA Charts Priorities for Future Aviation Development; Passes Resolutions,
Asia Pacific Aviation Industry Update - AAPA Assembly of Presidents 2018 Press
World's Best Airport Hotel - Interview with GM of Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
What is a Moxy Hotel? Interview with Matthias Y. Sutter,
WWF and Sustainable Hotels / Tourism - Interview with Maggie Lee,
JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa - Interview with Matthias Y. Sutter, GM,
Sustainable Hotels - Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Interview with GM, Bruno
Saving Boracay Island, Philippines - Interview with Cyndy Tan Jarabata,
Sustaining Tourism - Interview with Eric Ricaurte, Founder of
Sustainable Hotels - Interview with GM of JW Marriott Phuket,
Diving in Phuket, Thailand - Interview with Sea Bees' Karen Lewis,
Anthony Lark Explains PHIST,
Raya Heritage Resort in Chiang Mai, Thailand - Interview with Naphat Nutsati, GM,
Executive Chef at Raya Heritage Resort Chiang Mai,
Pattana Golf Club & Resort in Sriracha, Thailand - Interview with MD, Thomas
Danesfield House Hotel & Spa in Marlow, England - Interview with GM,
World Travel Market London 2018 - Interview with Simon
Press, Senior Exhibition Director,
airBaltic Airbus A220-300 Interview with
Martin Gauss, CEO,
- Interview with an American Author in Bangkok,
Look at the Dell Precision 7730 Mobile Workstation (Three Videos) and
Thani Bangkok - Is It Really Going to Close? Interview with Titiya Xuto.