Change in the amount of Finnair treasury shares

Finnair Plc     Stock Exchange Release     31 October 2016 at 10 a.m. EET

Finnair has today transferred a total of 3,540 own shares held by the company as treasury shares gratuitously as a reward payment to participants of Fly Share, Finnair Group’s Employee Share Savings Plan. Finnair Board of Directors decided on the transfer according to the rules of the Fly Share program and based on the authorization granted by Finnair Annual General Meeting 2016.

Date: 31 October 2016

Other transfer

Amount of shares: 3,540 shares

Price: gratuitous transfer

Treasury shares held by Finnair Plc on 31 October 2016: 815,605 shares

For more information about Fly Share program, see Finnair's stock exchange release published on 10 February 2016 and the Group’s website

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Finnair is a network airline specialising in passenger and cargo traffic between Asia and Europe. Helsinki’s geographical location gives Finnair a competitive advantage, since the fastest connections between many European destinations and Asian megacities fly over Finland. Finnair’s vision is to offer its passengers a unique Nordic experience, and its mission is to offer the smoothest, fastest connections in the northern hemisphere via Helsinki and the best network to the world from its home markets. Finnair is the only Nordic carrier with a 4-star Skytrax ranking and a member of the oneworld alliance. In 2015, Finnair’s revenues amounted to EUR 2,255 million and it had a personnel of 4,800 at the year-end. Finnair Plc’s shares are quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Finnair is specialised in flying between Europe and Asia via Helsinki. Finnair's strategy is based on the growing markets in Asia, the fastest connections between Europe and Asia, high-quality service, and cost-efficient, punctual operations. Founded in 1923, Finnair is one of the world's oldest continuously operating airlines. It is a member of oneworld, the leading airline alliance for quality-conscious business travelers.