Mika Stirkkinen to head Finnair’s commercial unit on an interim basis

As Finnair communicated earlier this year, Juha Järvinen, Finnair’s Chief Commercial Officer will leave Finnair as of 31 December 2018. Finnair has appointed Mika Stirkkinen (MSc. Econ) as the interim head of Finnair’s commercial unit. He will also be a member of Finnair’s Executive Board during this interim period. Finnair has already started the recruitment process for a new Chief Commercial Officer and will communicate the results of this process in due course.  

 Mika Stirkkinen’s current role at Finnair is Vice President, Revenue Management and Pricing. 

Further information:
Finnair communications, tel. +358 9 818 4020, comms(a)finnair.com

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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 carrier 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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