Finnair is the flag carrier and largest airline in Finland, with its headquarters in Vantaa and its main hub at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Finnair flies to many destinations including Helsinki, Ivalo, Joensuu, Jyvaskyla, Kajanni, Kuusamo, Kem, Kokkla, Kittila, Kuopio, Mariehamm, Oulu, Rovaniemi, Turku, Tampere, Vaasa, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Tel Aviv, Chicago, Miami, New York, Shanghai, Xi'an, Chicago, New York, Hong Kong, Delhi and many others.
The airline's major shareholder is the government of Finland and a member of the Oneworld airline alliance. In addition to the Oneworld alliance, Finnair has codeshare agreements with Aeroflot, Air China, Air France, Bangkok Airways, Belavia, Czech Airlines, Flybe, Jetstar Asia Airways, Nordic Regional Airlines, Icelandair, Rossiya and TAP Portugal.
Finnair and its subsidiaries dominate both domestic and international air travel in Finland. The airline's fleet consists of many aircraft including Airbus A319, Airbus A320, Airbus A330, Airbus A340 and ATR 72s.
Finnair has a subsidiary airline, Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra), which operates regional flights on its behalf.
Finnair has different rules for both carry-on and checked baggage. These rules vary by cabin class too. Read on to find out more about the baggage allowance for your Finnair flight.
Economy and Premium Economy Class:
You're allowed to take one piece of carry-on baggage with maximum dimensions of 55 x 40 x 23cm (22 x 16 x 9in). You can also take one personal item such as a small handbag, a laptop bag or a small backpack with maximum dimensions of 40 x 30 x 15cm (16 x 12 x 6in).
The combined weight for both your carry-on and a personal item cannot exceed 8kg (17lbs).
If you're flying Business, you can take 2 x carry-on baggage as well as one personal item. The combined weight cannot exceed 10kg (22lbs). The maximum dimensions are the same as those for Economy and Premium Economy passengers.
For checked baggage, on flights to and from Asia, Finnair allows passengers:
Business Class - 3 pieces of baggage
Premium Economy - 2 pieces of baggage
Economy - 1 piece of baggage in and flights to and from North America 2 pieces of baggage for Business Class and 1 piece of baggage for all types of Economy Class.
Finnair offers passengers 3 class fares: Economy, Premium Economy and Business. Find out more about the different services offered on your Finnair:
Finnair Economy Class facilities and amenities include:
1. Intercontinental Flights
1 piece of checked baggage (Japan journeys allow 2 pieces for flights there and returning).
Carry-on baggage - max 8kg
Choice of teas, coffees and beverages that are complimentary
In-flight entertainment and internet access for a small fee.
2. Middle East and Europe Flights
Seat and meal packages available (note on selected routes only)
1 piece of checked baggage. Light tickets do not allow 1 checked baggage.
Carry-on baggage - max 8kg
Complimentary choices of teas, coffees and beverages are available.
Seat sizes are 31 inches in Finnair Economy Class
1. Intercontinental Flights
Wide space, Economy comfort seating is available complete with a Marimekko design pillow and blanket on your seat ready. The USB plug is available as well on A350 aircraft and you don't need an adaptor!
2. Middle East and Europe Flights
Lots of roomy seat space to enjoy!
Seats are measured from 34 - 36 inches in Finnair Economy Comfort Seating.
Finnair's brand new Premium Economy class offers passengers the benefits of both Economy and Business. Premium Economy is currently limited to short-haul flights, but will soon be available on long-haul flights to and from Asia and North America with the Airbus A350 and A330 aircraft.
With Premium Economy, you can experience spacious seating, better seat reclining and more room to stretch your legs. Memory foam cushions provide support and comfort and you'll even get your own reading light, cocktail table and USB outlets.
Whether you're travelling for business or for pleasure, Nordic Business Class is the ultimate way to travel. Finnair offers its Business Class Passengers full flexibility, top-class service and extreme comfort from the moment they arrive at the airport to the moment they arrive at their destination.
Your Finnair Business Class ticket includes priority check-in, two or three pieces of baggage, exclusive in-flight Business Class meals as well as other benefits.
Finnair's priority is to make its customers have the best experience during their flight and Business Class seats are designed for passengers to have the best and most comfortable flight experience.
Finnair offers an excellent range of entertainment services for its passengers including TV series, music and games. Sit back and relax with Finnair's Nordic Sky Entertainment System.
Finnair passengers can enjoy their favorite series such as Empire and American Horror Story on board their Finnair flight. Find sitcoms, documentaries and kids shows to keep everyone entertained with Finnair.
From Finnish classics to stunning new releases, you can find a movie to enjoy on board your Finnair flight. There's something for all the family with animated films for the little ones and action packed blockbusters for all the family to enjoy.
Finnair provides meal options and in-flight menus for all cabin classes and fare types. Read on to find out more about what food and drink are offered on your Finnair flight.
Passengers travelling Intercontinental on Business Class can experience two world-class meals. The main meal will comprise a starter, bread, choice of the main course, cheese and dessert. Alternatively, you can opt for an express meal service, consisting of an appetizer, soup and cheese platter. Snacks and sweets are served throughout the flight, with some aircraft having a separate snack bar. Passengers can pre-order their choice of the main course on most flights.
For passengers travelling Intercontinental in economy class, passengers can enjoy snacks and a tasty hot meal. Additional snacks can be purchased in-flight.
For flights within Europe and the Middle East, passengers in business class receive a high-quality meal, although what is offered will vary on your route travelling. Passengers in economy class can choose to pre-purchase a meal from the bistro menu, ranging from fresh sandwiches to salads or hot meals. Additionally, passengers can choose to purchase meals on board their flight.
Passengers can pre-order a meal for special dietary requirements where a meal is included in the ticket price from the Finnair website, up to 24 hours before departure. The meals available are:
Intercontinental Business Class passengers can enjoy beverages including award-winning wines with their meals, and tea and coffee throughout their flight. International Economy passengers (flights to Bangkok, Goa, Havana, Ho Chi Minh City, Krabi, Phuket, Puerto Plata and Puerto Vallarta) will receive free soft drinks, with beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages available to purchase. Passengers on flights to the US will receive a drink with their meal and can purchase additional beverages at other times in their flight.
With Finnair, you can check in online, via Finnair's app or at the airport. Keep reading to find out the different opening and closing times for both airport and online check-in with Finnair.
Online check-in with Finnair is available 36 hours before takeoff (24 hours for flights to/from the United States). You can check in online on Finnair's official website.
Check-in via Finnair's mobile app - you can also see your trip details and view your boarding passes and gate numbers. The app is available for both iOS and Android.
Self-service kiosks are available at the airport so you can quickly check in without going through long queues for the check-in counter. However, if you need to check in your baggage, you can also go to the check-in desks available at the airport.
Priority check-in is available for Business Flex, Business Classic and Business Saver ticket holders. It's also available to Finnair Plus Platinum Lumo, Platinum, Gold and Silver members.
Finnair operates a frequent flyer program called My Finnair Plus to reward regular travellers with the airline.
Passengers will earn points for all Finnair and other Oneworld airlines' scheduled flights as well as other partners' services.
Finnair is a member of the Oneworld alliance. Oneworld alliance is a leading global airline network, with 15 member airlines.
Oneworld alliance was founded and now consists of member airline such as Cathay Pacific, Finnair, LAN, TAM, Malaysia, Qantas, Qatar, SriLankan Airlines, Iberia, British Airways, American Airlines and many others.
Oneworld alliance covers more than a thousand destinations in 155 countries.
Finnair operates scheduled flights to many cities in Europe, Asia and North America. Click below to find out all the destinations Finnair flies to.
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Helsinki Airport is the main international airport of the Helsinki metropolitan region and the whole of Finland with about 16 million passengers annually. It serves as the hub for Finnair, the Finnish flag carrier, as well as a base for Blue1, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Nordic Regional Airlines. The airport is located in the city of Vantaa. Helsinki Airport is the leading long-haul airport in Northern Europe and a popular transfer point. A number of other airlines also operate services in and out of this airport, including Czech Airlines, Vueling, Transavia and previously NextJet, before its rebranding to Air Scandic.
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Finnair's fleet consists of a range of Airbus, ATR and Embraer aircraft. It is currently made up of a mixture of A319s, A320s, A321s, A330s, A350s, ATR 72-500s and Embraer 190s. The airline only has 2 orders for more A350s.
26th June 2019
Finnair launched nonstop direct flights between the airline's hub in Helsinki to Porto on 21 June. Finnair will be the sole operator covering this exciting new route.
5th June 2018
Finnair has expanded their network this week, adding a new seasonal service between Kittila and Tallinn from winter 2018, as well as a new Helsinki- Hannover service for summer 2019. The airline will fly between Kittila and Tallinn every Friday and Hannover to Helsinki a whopping 5 times a week. Finnair hopes to make this daily by June 2019.