Change in the amount of Finnair treasury shares

Finnair Plc Stock Exchange Release 28 February 2018 at 3.30 pm

Finnair has today transferred a total of 102,529 own shares held by the company as treasury shares gratuitously to participants of Fly Share, Finnair Group’s Employee Share Savings Plan, as a reward payment according the rules of Fly Share program.

Date: 28 February 2018

Other transfer

Amount of shares: 102,529 shares

Price: gratuitous transfer

The shares held by Finnair Plc on 28 February 2018: 330,838 shares


Further information:
Finnair communications, 358 9 818 4020,

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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 network airline with a 4-star Skytrax ranking and a member of the oneworld alliance. In 2017, Finnair’s revenues amounted to EUR 2,568 million and it carried almost 12 million passengers. 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.