FINLAND, 1 NOV 2023: Finnish airline Finnair is celebrating a 100 years of existence on 1 November 2023. Originally named Aero, the company initially flew mail between Helsinki and Tallinn in Estonia. Later it grew to a strong European airline on Asia, with Helsinki as a stop-over for many flights. Currently, Finnair is still recovering from the COVID period. The board announced a new shares emission of EUR 570 million this month, to help combatting EUR 2 billion in debt. One of the bigger challenges for the company is its ageing fleet of aircraft.
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