Finnair and its Helsinki Vantaa-based Northport Oy ground handling subsidiary reached a cost-savings agreement worth some €3.5 million that will include the layoff of 15 employees, the two-week furlough of 87 more and the shift of 183 full-time positions to part-time status. Northport employs 858. Separately, Finnair will launch a seasonal twice-weekly Helsinki-Pisa flight on May 8.

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