Finnair receives permission to transfer its 60% share of Nordic Regional Airlines

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Finnair (Helsinki) has announced its has received permission to transfer its 60 percent stock ownership in Nordic Regional Airlines to StaffPoint Holding Oy and Kilco Oy. Finnair wiill retain a 40 percent interest in the regional feeder airline. Here is the official statement:

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The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority has approved the transaction in which Finnair transfers 60% of the shares in Nordic Regional Airlines AB to StaffPoint Holding Oy and Kilco Oy. Upon completion of the sale, StaffPoint’s ownership in the joint venture will be 45%, Kilco’s 15% and Finnair’s 40%. The transaction is expected to close in November 2015.

Finnair-Nordic Regional aircraft slide show: AG Airline Slide Show

Copyright Photo Below: Rolf Wallner/ Nordic Regional operates ATR 72s and Embraer regional jets for Finnair in Finnair colors. Embraer ERJ 190-100LR OH-LKL (msn 19000153) taxies at Zurich.

Finnair (Nordic Regional Airlines-Norra) Embraer ERJ 190-100LR OH-LKL (msn 19000153) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 929151.