Finnair will suspend or cancel services on two Asian routes as it seeks to accommodate pilot training for its new Airbus A350s. The Finnish flag carrier plans to halt flights between Helsinki and Chongqing, China, from Jan. 11 to May 2, 2017 as it ramps up its A350 fleet, which will become the carrier’s main long-haul aircraft. This requires A350 training for Finnair’s existing pool of A330 pilots. Training takes the flight deck crew away from normal duties, which puts a ...

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