Finnair CEO Jukka Hienonen told the dailyIltalehti that he is hoping a 9% reduction in the carrier's route network will allow it to remain stable during the current market downturn but that a worst-case scenario could result in its cutting up to one-third of its approximately 100 routes. Several hundred employees already have been laid off and another 300 will be downgraded to part-time status in the first few months of this year (ATWOnline, Nov. 3, 2008). Finnair plans to take delivery of ...

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