Finnair reported a 2009 net loss of €102 million ($142.2 million), more than double the €46.3 million loss it suffered in 2008, citing a "historically difficult year" in which demand and yield plunged. President and CEO Mika Vehvilainen, who took over the carrier's helm on Feb. 1 (ATWOnline, Nov. 12, 2009), said last year "was made particularly difficult by a sharp fall in domestic demand as well as price competition due to overcapacity in the sector on many ...

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