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|Airline Name||Finnair||Major Routes||Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to and from major airports in Japan, China, USA, England, Italy, France, Russia.|
|Official Site||https://www.finnair.com/us/gb/||Check-In Counter||Terminal 2 at Helsinki Airport (HEL)|
|Year Established||1923||Main Destinations||London, Rome, Stockholm, Berlin, Brussels, Moscow, Paris, Madrid, Amsterdam, Geneva, Narita, Kansai, Nagoya.|
|Frequent Flyer Program||Finnair Plus|
Finnair is the flagship carrier for Finland and operates from its base in Helsinki to destinations all over the world. Finnair flies mostly within Europe but also has routes to several countries in Asia and North America. Finnair also owns Nordic Regional Airlines, the only other Finnish airline.
Finnair's baggage allowance allows for one piece of checked baggage of up to 23kg/50lbs in Economy Class for most routes around the world. Business Class passengers can bring two pieces of checked baggage of up to 32kg/70lbs. Note that Economy Light fares with Finnair does not include a checked baggage allowance and must be purchased as an extra. Intercontinental flights to and from Japan with Finnair are able to bring two pieces of checked baggage in Economy Class and three pieces with Business Class tickets.
Max dimensions for checked baggage with Finnair are 158cm (length + width + height added together.)
Finnair allows Economy Class passengers to bring one piece of carry-on baggage and one smaller personal item with a max combined weight of 8kg/17.5lbs. Business Class passengers with Finnair may bring two pieces of carry-on baggage and one personal item with a combined weight of 10kg/22lbs.
Maximum dimensions for carry-on baggage with Finnair are 55 x 40 x 23 cm.
Called Nordic Business Class, Finnair offers seats with plenty of space and comfort in its Business Class. Most flights with Finnair also offer free in-flight WiFi for Business Class passengers. In-flight meals come with an extensive menu of food and drinks made with high quality ingredients that can usually be customized for allergies and other reasons.
Finnair’s economy class passengers can pre-order their in-flight meals unlike some other airlines. Special dietary requirements are taken seriously so please request for a special meal or provide information about dietary needs at the time of booking your ticket.
Extra bag charges will apply for baggage that exceeds your baggage allowance (23kg for Economy Class). The maximum baggage allowance is up to ten pieces. However, you can use Finnair Plus points (if you are a member) to pay for extra bag charges. It's cheaper to buy extra baggage with Finnair online before you fly compared to at check in.
Please contact Finnair’s Arrival Service desk which will enter your information into a worldwide baggage tracing System and give you a Property Irregularity Report with a report number.
Finnair's mileage and frequent flyer program is called Finnair Plus, allowing customers to collect points and miles to be used to buy future tickets, upgrades and tier status. Finnair has a four-tier status Finnair Plus, Finnair Plus Silver, Finnair Plus Gold and Finnair Plus Platinum. As Finnair is part of the oneworld Alliance, they are partnered with airlines such as American Airlines, LATAM and JAL.
Finnair allows you to check-in prior to arriving at the airport so customers can avoid the long lines at the service counters. Online check-in opens 36 hours before departure time, and the service is open 24 hours a day. Just Login and follow instructions. Once you arrive at the airport, you can use the self-service Bag Drop, print the bag tag, place the tagged bag on the belt, scan the boarding tag, the bag tag, and send it into the baggage system.