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editor'sletter Going retro: Finnair marks its 85th anniversary by painting one of the fleet in original '50s style. Plus times Senja Larsen Director Corporate Communications Finnair Plc its Asian traffic sevenfold since the turn of the century. We now carry passengers from 40 European scheduled destinations to eleven Asian centres, with Seoul, the vibrant South Korean capital, joining the roster as of June. Every single day we connect 10,000 passengers on a network of 500 route pairs around the globe. Two-hundred and sixty times a day a Finnair plane takes off. Each departure involves 160 processes, which include fuelling, restocking of newspapers, loading baggage, technical checks and most importantly, boarding passengers. Each of these procedures can have an effect on punctuality. All in all there is an astounding amount ­ 41,600 ­ of delay possibilities each day. We always strive No airline likes a delay. The cost of a delay is for punctuality; about 200 euros per minute, as any postponethe best service ment translates into additional work such as is a safe flight. passenger re-routing and baggage delivery. You can be assured that we dislike delays even more than you do. Finnair will never postpone a flight unless it's a question of safety or service. We always strive for punctuality, keeping in mind that the best service is a safe flight. Safety is something that we will never compromise on. Our Finnair Plus program expands your choice to ten airlines and 675 destinations, enabling you to earn bonuses and extended services, no matter where you live and where you want to go. Whenever you travel, you gain benefits from membership. For more information on our program, visit: Here's wishing you a safe and punctual flight! FINNAIR HAS EXPANDED Finnair is one of the oldest airlines in the world. To celebrate our 85th anniversary, Finnair is decorating one of its Airbus A319 planes with a retro look. More details are available at: PS This summer around Finland FINLAND'S PORI JAZZ THE SAVONLINNA KUHMO largest and most versatile arts festival, the Helsinki Festival, marks its 40th anniversary by whisking festivalgoers back to the glory days of 1968. August 15­31 features eight days of non-stop domestic and international jazz in the idyllic setting of smalltown Pori. Among this year's guests, the venerable Bob Geldof. July 12­20 Opera Festival's highlights include special guests the Shanghai Opera House, who perform "The Wager" a mystical opera that blends Eastern storytelling, symbolism, music and Western operatic tradition. July 4­August 2 Chamber Music Festival hosts leading chamber musicians in the peaceful forest setting of Kuhmo in eastern Finland. July 13­26 "The Wager" by the Shanghai Opera House. 8 BLUE WINGS JUNE­AUGUST 2008

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