Connecting flights are easy in Helsinki.

Finnair strives to offer passengers the smoothest, fastest connections in the Northern Hemisphere by way of Helsinki on their journey between Europe and Asia. Fulfilling this promise requires streamlining their operations to make sure aircraft maintenance, turnaround processes, and up-to-the-minute airspace information are all run like clockwork. And to transform the customer experience, the flight crew, maintenance staff, and ground service employees all rely on iPhone, iPad, and custom apps.

At a glance

97Years in business
6KiPhone devices

Apps give crews wings.
Technology helps from the ground to the cockpit.

Customer Service

Apps help in the aisle.


Knowledge arrives on time.


Better collaboration on the tarmac.

Only with Apple

Zero-Touch Deployment

Apple Business Manager simplified the deployment process for Finnair, enabling it to easily configure and manage devices across the organization and providing a simple out-of-the-box solution for employees.


The strategic partnership between Apple and IBM enabled Finnair to develop solutions quickly, combining IBM MobileFirst for iOS apps with design and integration expertise to implement business-critical projects across the organization.

User-Led Design

Finnair involved end users in the iOS app development process from day one. Representatives from the business participated in design workshops and helped test proofs of concept with meaningful feedback. This focus on user experience ensured a successful rollout to employees.


Technology gives airlines more runway.

iOS and iPadOS apps have replaced paper-based processes.

Growth in ancillary sales by the cabin crew.

Consistently high adoption and usage rates across the workforce.

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