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Finnair’s Annual General Meeting on 18 March 2020 is cancelled. It will be held at a new date announced later

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Finnair Plc                  Stock Exchange Release                 17 March 2020 at 12.30 p.m. EET 

Finnair has decided to cancel its Annual General Meeting 2020 scheduled for 18 March 2020 due to the coronavirus situation. Thus, it will be held at a new date, which will be announced later.

On 16 March 2020, the Finnish Government announced that public gatherings will be limited to a maximum of ten persons. Even though Finnair’s Annual General Meeting is not a public gathering, Finnair acts in accordance with the Finnish Government’s guidance and decided that the Annual General Meeting should not be held due to the prevailing exceptional circumstances. Finnair wants to ensure a safe meeting environment both for its shareholders and employees.

“We are currently living in an extremely exceptional situation. Due to these extraordinary circumstances, Finnair has decided to cancel the Annual General Meeting and will convene a new one within a few weeks. Finnair will ensure that online participation to the Annual General Meeting will be possible. Safety, caring for each other and a fair treatment of all are at the essence of what Finnair is. This applies both to our flight operations and to arranging an Annual General Meeting”, emphasises Jouko Karvinen, the Chairman of Finnair’s Board of Directors. “We want to ensure that all our shareholders have an equal possibility to participate in the meeting without having to worry about their own health or the health of their fellow participants.”

In Helsinki on 17 March 2020



Further information:
Finnair communications, 358 9 818 4020, comms@finnair.com

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Finnair is a modern premium 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 is the only Nordic network carrier with a 4-star Skytrax ranking and a member of the oneworld alliance. In 2019, Finnair’s revenues amounted to EUR 3,098 million and it carried over 14.7 million passengers. Finnair Plc’s shares are quoted on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.