Change in the amount of Finnair treasury shares

Finnair Plc     Stock Exchange Release     31 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EET

Finnair has today transferred a total of 7,340 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 2017.

Date: 31 October 2017

Other transfer

Amount of shares: 7,340 shares

Price: gratuitous transfer

Treasury shares held by Finnair Plc on 31 October 2017: 433,367 shares

For more information about Fly Share program, see Finnair's stock exchange release published on 21 December 2016 and the Group’s website



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 carrier with a 4-star Skytrax ranking and a member of the oneworld alliance. In 2016, Finnair’s revenues amounted to EUR 2,317 million and it carried almost 11 million passengers. Finnair Plc’s shares are quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki.