Two studies aimed to find out if the busy traffic at the central West Harbor could be relocated to Vuosaari, eastern Helsinki.
One of the most famous tourist magnets in Helsinki turns into an assortment of allotment gardens, almost ready for customers.
Nordic Business Forum, one of the leading annual business conferences, will be rescheduled to 2021 in Helsinki.
Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Argentine President Alberto Fernández discussed deepening cooperation between their countries.
The new finance minister has been involved in Finnish politics for four decades.
As the government eases restrictions and summer begins, bars in Helsinki welcome people to their sun-lit terraces.
The City of Helsinki is preparing to transform the Senate Square into a new commercial meeting space in the summer.
The layoffs concern all employees in Finland, about 6,100.
For both airliners, the joint venture is another step to deepen their cooperation that began last year.
Viking Line and Tallink Grupp suspend most of its ferry operations. S Group closes restaurants.
Finnair Cuts 90 Percent of Its Capacity From Beginning of April; Maintains Critical Air Connections for Finland
“We cannot fly customers in a situation where we may not be able to fly them back home.”
Finnair has already canceled approximately 1,400 flights from its network and is now further adjusting its network to the decreased demand.
Finnair will adjust its resourcing to the situation and will start negotiations on planned temporary layoffs affecting the entire Finnair personnel based in Finland.
Lundmark is currently the president and CEO of Fortum, a Finnish energy company based in Espoo, where he was considered a very successful leader.
Finland Cancels All Flights to Mainland China Until the End of the Winter Season Because of Coronavirus
“The coronavirus situation has led to a temporary decline in air travel between China and Europe,” Finnair says.
Turkka Kuusisto Appointed President and CEO of Posti Group; Kuusisto: Posti’s Aim is to Carefully Listen to Customers’ Needs
“Posti’s operating environment is undergoing an unprecedented transformation, and I take my appointment as Posti’s president and CEO as a great sign of confidence.”
Service Union Strike to Close Prisma Stores Across the Country; Cleaning Services to Be Affected at Hotels
PAM’s Executive Committee has decided to call for large-scale strikes, with the first strikes starting in week 8, during the first week of the skiing holidays.
In order to allow Finnair customers who are currently traveling to return home to Europe and China, Finnair will operate flights between its Helsinki hub and its mainland China destinations until February 6.
We interviewed Finnish experts on how Brexit will affect the future relations between Finland and the UK.
The strikes began at 06:00 or 07:00 in the morning and will last till February 10.
She will meet the tech leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 22–24.
Responsibility and sustainability are more relevant than before in Finns’ travel decisions: the majority favor local service providers, such as hotels and restaurants.
Nokia, the Finnish multinational telecommunications company, has a goal to save 500 million euros in expenses by the end of 2020.
Finnish Fiskars Group known for its iconic scissors, premium kitchenware and gardening tools is set to lay off about 220 office workers globally to reduce costs.
Finland and Estonia Celebrate Their Succesful Commission of Balticconnector; The Single Finnish-Estonian-Latvian Gas Market to Launch in January 2020
“We are launching the single Finnish-Estonian-Latvian gas market on January 1, 2020. This is the historical step to integrate three national gas markets in Europe into one in such a large scale.”
In total, the strikes involve about 100,000 workers
A handling fee will be introduced for goods outside the EU fiscal territory that have a value of more than 22 euros.
The strike will affect several critical services at Helsinki Airport, including ground services such as loading and unloading of aircraft, fueling and push-back of aircraft, as well as Finnair customer services at Helsinki Airport, catering of Finnair flights and Finnair maintenance operations.
VIDEO: Emma Smith of Eversend, Winner of Slush 100 Start-up Competition: Our Company Started From Sending Money to Grandma
Eversend is a neobank for Africa, which hopes to make banking services accessible for a large number of Africans.
This year, more so than previously, the environment and program of Slush included topics that empower women.
The CEO of President Barack Obama’s Foundation at Slush: We Should Channel Our Creative Energies Into Things That Affect Our Lives
We listened in as David Simas, the CEO of the Obama Foundation, spoke with Finnish activist Maryan Abdulkarim about the importance of building bridges between and within communities, especially by helping empower good ideas and entrepreneurs.
With more than 200 side events, Slush continues to grow and consolidate its brand as the largest start-up community gathering worldwide.
Have the Finns started to drink less, like the Swedes, perhaps?
With the financial backing, Helsinki Airport’s annual capacity is expected to rise to about 30 million passengers per year.
The 3,400 square meter store is the largest in Europe with up to 7,000 different products.
A citizens’ initiative for taxing air travel gathers over 50,000 signatures and heads to the parliament for consideration.
Gaming Monopoly Veikkaus Will Introduce Compulsory Identification and Reduce Up to 8,000 Slot Machines
The updated strategy of the Finnish gaming monopoly, Veikkaus, is going to focus more on responsibility.
The crowd at the sold-out Nordic Business Forum got a special treat when the Hollywood legend shared some of his life stories.
Nordic Business Forum Kicks Off Today in Helsinki; Includes Speakers Like Randi Zuckerberg and George Clooney
The list of speakers include Daniel Pink, Randi Zuckerberg and George Clooney.
In Mayor Jan Vapaavuori’s budget proposal for 2020, Helsinki prepares for continuous growth.
CEO of Posti Heikki Malinen Steps Down in the Middle of Political Controversy; Turkka Kuusisto Takes Over
Malinen has been the president and CEO of Posti Group Corporation since 2012.
PM Antti Rinne at EU-Asia Connectivity Forum: Our Economies Are Not Made For a Population That Gets Smaller
We publish a condensed version of Prime Minister Rinne’s speech in Brussels.
Finnish travel agency Tjäreborg, along with its Nordic sister companies, will continue offering holiday flights and travel packages.
Thomas Cook, the owner group of Finnish travel agency Tjäreborg, has gone bankrupt in the early hours of Monday morning.
The plans of the web search giant were announced on Friday at the press conference in Helsinki attended by Prime Minister Antti Rinne and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who’s visiting Finland.
Here we list 10 points of the 2020 budget proposal that could affect our readers.
Negotiations are going to be started by the Ministry of Transport and Communications for two new companies that will oversee the development of the high-speed rail links.
Driven to Succeed – Hesburger Founder Heikki Salmela’s Journey From a Sausage Stand to a Burger Behemoth
In an interview with Finland Today, Salmela shares his inspiring life story.
New Government’s Tax Policy Brings No Major Changes for Entrepreneurship, Fiscal Policy More Concerning
We interviewed the chief economist at Suomen Yrittäjät about how the new government program might affect small and medium-sized entrepreneurs in Finland.
Here’s Why Turku is One of the Smartest Cities in the World – An Interview with Development Director
We asked what makes the oldest Finnish city, with a population of about 200,000, one of the smartest cities in the world.
Since August 30 last year, about 270,000 people have visited the museum.
The safety ranking compares the largest 100 airlines by their key safety parameters.
On Friday, Estonian and Finnish ministers and city leaders met in Helsinki to further the planned tunnel between Helsinki and Tallinn.
Helsinki to Begin Anonymous Recruiting – Job Applications to be Processed Without Name, Gender and Other Personal Info
Anonymous recruiting entails that the applicant’s name, date of birth and other personal info are not included in the job application.
The AI bot serves the applicant in English or Finnish.
We visited a high-profile conference in Espoo to learn about “harnessing the power of artificial intelligence.”
“Finland’s Plastics Roadmap is the first one of its kind and could well serve as a trendsetter for other countries.
Returning glass bottles and cans to the store and collecting a small deposit of it is second nature to Finns. Now, juice containers may bring money in the pocket as well.
Paranoid Thinking, Investments and Security Were Topics During the Visit of Russian Premier Medvedev
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visited Finland on Wednesday afternoon.
“Each employee arriving in Finland is an important asset for their prospective employer, and delays in the residence permit process can at worst jeopardize companies’ operations,” said Minister of the Interior Kai Mykkänen.
French President Emmanuel Macron Drinks Market Square Coffee in Finland and Aims to Create a Stronger Unified Europe
During his two-day visit in Finland, the French president deviated from the official protocol but also talked serious politics.
Here’s what you need to know when comparing the new taxi services.
Finland tops the government policy category and ranks 5th in the supply and demand category.
Doctor of Food Sciences Päivi Myllärinen Receives the Innovation Award for Women for Her Work With Milk
Myllärinen has, for example, developed products for new target groups, such as vegans and vegetarians.
The E18 motorway connection from Turku to Vaalimaa is now fully completed. The connection is very important for business and safety.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas Talks German Cars and the Openness of Global Trade While Visiting Finland
Among others, the ministers talked about the planned tariffs on car imports in the US.
Suntola’s innovation, ALD (atomic layer deposition), is a nanoscale technology in use all over the world.
Smooth permit procedures play a significant role in attracting international talents and workers to Finland.
There is demand for capital goods, machinery and equipment in Indonesia, which are among Finland’s most important export products.
President of Iceland Gudni Thorlacius Johannesson is in Finland for a visit with his spouse, First Lady Eliza Reid.
There could be flexible sales channels for Alko in the future.
Finland To Increase Trade in Renewable Energy With India – India Cuts Down Nuclear Power Plant Construction
According to PM Juha Sipilä, who met with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, Finland’s exports to India have grown over the past few years.