Decisions of the organising meeting of Finnair's Board of Directors

Finnair Plc           Stock Exchange Release    16 March 2017 at 5:30pm EET

In its first meeting, held after the Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors elected Mr. Colm Barrington Vice Chairman of the Board. The Board also appointed members to its Audit Committee and Compensation and Nomination Committee.

Ms. Maija-Liisa Friman was elected Chairman of the Audit Committee and Mr Colm Barrington and Mengmeng Du as other members of the Audit Committee.

Mr. Jussi Itävuori was elected Chairman of the Compensation and Nomination Committee and Jonas Mårtenson and Ms. Jaana Tuominen as other members of the Compensation and Nomination Committee.

The Board assessed the independence of its members and concluded that all members are non-executive members independent of the Company and its major shareholders.

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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 one world alliance. In 2016, Finnair’s revenues amounted to EUR 2,317 million and it had a personnel of 4,940 at the year-end. Finnair Plc’s shares are quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki.

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