26-May-2010 2:58 PM

Finnair looking to Airbus for replacement aircraft

Finnair reportedly plans to add capacity from Jul-2010 onwards, with the carrier optimistic passenger yields will rise (Reuters, 26-May-2010). According to Finnair’s CEO, Mika Vehvilainen, the carrier is looking to replace four B757s with Airbus aircraft.

Finnair: "We are looking at ... equipment from Airbus. In between we have no investment plan ... (but) if market growth continues we may have to look at other options to increase our wide-bodied capacity." Mika Vehvilainen, CEO of Finnair. Source: Reuters, 26-May-2010.