Contributor Profile

Mikko Turtiainen

Job TitleVice President, Global Sales – Market Management

Company NameFinnair


Mikko joined Finnair in 1999 and since then gathered extensive experience in sales and business development divisions within Finnair and the airline industry. His history at Finnair includes Sales responsibilities in Finland, North America and Asia. He started the Shanghai route for Finnair successfully. He has also worked for Revenue Management Pricing, as well as lead the Finnair Cargo Sales organization

Currently Mikko is heading up the global sales organization as well as the team responsible for Finnair brand. He emphasizes the development of digital solutions and implementation of new capabilities, while pushing for new approaches that can be adopted in sales.  As part of the Commercial Leadership team, he also contributes to the commercial strategy laying out the overall direction of Finnair.

He values strong communication skills and enhances a positive atmosphere.

Mikko is happily married with three children. As a Finn he is a big hockey fan, as well as enjoys team sports.

Conference Sessions

  • LIVE - Paying for Travel: The Customer Impact During and Post the COVID-19 Experience

    Tuesday10:15 - 11:0014 Jul 2020

    With so many airplanes still on the ground, a virtually non-existent short-term rental sector and empty hotel rooms everywhere, the twin challenges of depleting...

    • Language: English