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Finnair Cuts 150 Jobs

By Dave Simpson

Finland's national carrier, Finnair, has said it will cut around 150 jobs, of which 90 are in its home country, as part of a plan to return to profitability.

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A triple blow from the COVID-19 pandemic, Russian airspace closure and high fuel prices has taken its toll on the airline, which announced a new strategy in September in order to turn around its business.

Finnair had originally said it could cut around 200 of its approximately 5,300 positions worldwide.

Statement By Chief Executive

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"I'm deeply sorry that we must take these difficult but necessary measures in our quest to restore our profitability," chief executive Topi Manner said in a statement.

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