Finnair President and CEO Jukka Hienonen has concluded that the airline's Asian strategy has "paid off." He told ATWOnline at last week's IATA AGM in Vancouver that 2007 Asian traffic has grown 30% year-over-year and is expected to maintain that rate through year end. Last month, 70% of passengers inbound from Asia connected on Finnair's European network, he added. He said the airline is considering opening a fifth Chinese destination and is targeting South Korean service as well. Having ...

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