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About Finnair

Finnair, based at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, comprises the national flag carrier of Finland. It is also the country's largest airline and was founded in 1923 making it the world's 5th oldest airline. The company's first flight was made from Helsinki to Tallinn on the 24th of March 1924, a year later. Finnair now currently boasts a 71-strong fleet flying to 88 destinations across Europe, Asia and North America. The domestic and European destinations are partly served by Nordic Regional Airlines, also a Finnish airline owned by Finnair. Finally, the airline is a member of the Oneworld airline alliance and features codeshare agreements with other top airlines including Air China, Belavia, Flybe and TAP Portugal.

Online check-in

Finnair online check-in is available to passengers 36 hours prior to scheduled flight departure. For Finnair flights from/to the USA, online check-in is available 24 hours before. Alternatively, travellers can download the Finnair app to check-in for their flight using their mobile. Online check-in is not available for flights departing from some destinations so passengers are advised to check prior to their journey to the airport. Finally, Finnair offers an automatic check-in service whereby by entering their mobile phone number into their Finnair Plus profile passengers will be automatically checked in to their flight by the airline. Travellers can also enter their mobile phone number during the booking process in order to receive this service. They will receive a message on their mobile with their check-in confirmation including the seat number and a link to their electronic boarding pass.

Hand luggage allowance

Finnair cabin baggage allowance varies in accordance with the passenger class of travel. Economy Class passengers are entitled to one item of hand luggage weighing a maximum 8kg and measuring no more than 56cm x 45cm x 25cm. Business Class and Finnair Plus Platinum, Gold and Silver members are allowed up to 2 items of cabin baggage with a maximum combined weight of 10kg. The permitted dimensions are the same for all passengers. Finally, in addition to their hand luggage allowance, passengers on Finnair flights may also carry on board with them a small personal item such as a hand bag, laptop case or small backpack, etc. The dimensions of the personal item should not exceed 40cm x 30cm x15cm. All items of cabin baggage exceeding the aforementioned dimensions and weight restrictions will be subject to an excess baggage fee and stored in the aircraft hold. Items purchased in the airport are also considered as part of the passenger hand luggage allowance.

Checked baggage allowance

Finnair free checked baggage allowance varies in accordance with the passenger class of travel. Economy Class travellers are entitled to one item of checked baggage measuring a maximum 158cm and weighing up to 23kg. Economy/Pro Flexible passengers are allowed up to 2 items of checked baggage with the same weight and dimensions restrictions. Finally, Business Class passengers can take up to 3 items of checked baggage on intercontinental flights and up to 2 on all remaining flights. They have the same dimensions and weight restrictions as other passengers. Finnair Plus passengers and Oneworld members are allowed to take an additional bag and special equipment including skis, a golf set or diving equipment, etc. on Finnair flights for no extra charge.

Airline information

  • Airline name: Finnair
  • IATA code : AY
  • Founded: 1923
  • Headquarters: Vantaa, Finland
  • Website:

Latest customer reviews on Finnair flights

3.4 /5
Total reviews based on: 5
Heathrow - O'hare International Airport ( LHR - ORD )
5.0 /5
Date 2017-11-24 City Czech Age Under 30 Class Economy

Great service, I?ll be definitely traveling with you again.

5.0 /5
1 reviews
New York
Manchester International - John F Kennedy Intl Airport ( MAN - JFK )
2.0 /5
Date 2017-10-28 City England Age 31-50 Class Economy

Absolutely not leg room

2.0 /5
1 reviews
Heathrow - Helsinki Vantaa ( LHR - HEL )
4.0 /5
Date 2017-10-15 City Milton keynes Age 51-70 Class Economy

Disappointed when told on the return journey that the English papers were only for a different class of customer!

4.0 /5
1 reviews
New York
Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas - John F Kennedy Intl Airport ( MAD - JFK )
1.0 /5
Date 2017-09-18 City Dublin Age Under 30 Class Economy

AA staff on the plane were so unbelievably rude to me but most of all to an elderly lady beside me.

1.0 /5
1 reviews
Heathrow - Landvetter ( LHR - GOT )
5.0 /5
Date 2017-07-21 Age 31-50 Class Economy

The best airline so far, very smooth from checking in till end of journey

5.0 /5
1 reviews
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