Finnair selected as Best European Airline at TTG China Travel Awards

Finnair has been selected as the Best European Airline at the 10th annual TTG China Travel Awards for the second year in a row. The TTG China Travel Awards recognizes Greater China’s best companies in the travel industry, including airlines, hotels and resorts, serviced residences and travel services. The selection is done by TTG readers and travel industry professionals. Commenced in 2007, TTG China Travel Awards has become one of the most popular and influential travel industry awards in Greater China.

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award and I would like to thank all TTG readers and contributors in China,” says Juha Järvinen, Chief Commercial Officer, Finnair. “We want to offer a Unique Nordic experience and the best long-haul business class among European carriers. We will continue to invest in customer service, meals, entertainment, lounges and aircraft cabin to maintain and improve our high customer satisfaction level. We have also recently launched a pilot program on our Beijing and Shanghai routes, where customers can use Alipay mobile payment onboard for easy shopping, and the feedback has been very positive.”

Finnair is focused on fast Europe-Asia connections, and currently connects six destinations in Greater China to its network of over 70 European destinations. Finnair has year-round flights to Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and a summer service to Xi'an and Guangzhou.

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About Finnair
Finnair flies between Asia, Europe and North America with an emphasis on fast connections via Helsinki, carrying more than ten million passengers annually. In 2017, Finnair's extensive network connects 18 cities in Asia and 7 cities in North America with over 70 destinations in Europe. The airline, a pioneer in sustainable flying, was the first European airline to fly the next-generation, eco-smart Airbus A350 XWB aircraft and it is the first airline listed in the Leadership Index of the worldwide Carbon Disclosure Project. The only Nordic carrier with a 4-star Skytrax ranking, Finnair has also won the World Airline Award for Best Airline Northern Europe for the past seven years running. Finnair is a member of oneworld, the alliance of the world's leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and convenience to frequent international travellers.

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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.