February 13, 2020

DAILY BRIEF: A UK expansion, a Chinese fibre technology delivery and New York City flights

New York, New York. Is where Finnair will add flights this summer.

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Proventia, Valmet and Finnair make headlines.

Proventia expands to the UK, Valmet delivers fibre technology in China, and Finnair adds flights to New York City.

Proventia sets up shop in the UK

Finnish technology company Proventia has set up a subsidiary in Milton Keynes, the UK. The subsidiary will focus on sales of the company’s modular testing stations for electric cars and batteries, as well as support ongoing projects in England. Milton Keynes was selected as the location of the subsidiary as the southern city has become a hub for electric cars in the region.


Valmet wins new order in China

Finnish company Valmet will deliver a defibrator system and steam separator PV system to first-time client Qinzhou Lvyuan Wood in China. Qinzhou Lvyuan Wood was established in Guangxi, an autonomous region of China, by Chinese manufacturer Lvyuan Group. The start-up of the system is expected to take place in the autumn of 2020.


Finnair adds flights to NYC in the summer

Finnish airline Finnair is increasing flights to New York City for the upcoming summer season. A total of 250 flights will be added to the popular route to New York JFK between 4 April and 24 October. Finnair currently offers daily flights between Helsinki and New York City, with up to five additional flights per week set to be available during the peak summer season. The new flights will be operated mostly with the Airbus A350 aircraft.


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