Finnair president and CEO Pekka Vauramo continues to lobby for ownership restrictions to be removed so that his company can participate in European airline consolidation. Earlier this year, the Finnish government made statements about disposing stakes in some state-owned companies. It later clarified it wants to keep its 55.8% shareholding in Finnair for the time being. There is a specific Finnish law in place that requires majority ownership in the airline, in addition to the usual ...

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