Finnair is the flag carrier of Finland. The airline is the largest airline in the country with majority shareholding by the Government of Finland. The airline is among the oldest in the world having started operations in 1923. The airline is considered to be one of the safest airlines universally.
Finnair operates with Helsinki Airport as its only passenger hub although it operates cargo hubs at London Heathrow Airport and Brussels Airport.
Finnair utilizes a fleet strength of 74 aircraft comprising 51 Airbus, 12 Embraer and 11 ATR aircraft.
The IATA code for Finnair is AY
The ICAO code for Finnair is FIN. The Callsign for Finnair is FINNAIR.
Finnair operates mainly to European destinations numbering about 62. It also serves 6 North American and 23 Asian destinations besides 2 destinations in the Middle East.
Finnair also operates to 15 domestic destinations within Finland.
Finnair is a member of Oneworld Alliance having entered the alliance in 1999. The alliance with Oneworld enables Finnair to offer its customers over 1000 destinations across 161 countries throughout the world.
Finnair Codeshare Agreements
Finnair has entered into codeshare agreement with 22 airlines including American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Qantas and Sri Lankan Airlines.
Finnair Frequent Flyer Program
Finnair Plus is the name of the Finnair frequent flyer program. Points are awarded for all flights on Finnair as well as its Oneworld partners.
Finnair Plus partners also offer points for any products or services purchased from them. Points can be redeemed for various products and services offered by Finnair and its partners.
Finnair Corporate Program
Finnair provides benefits to companies whose employees undertake frequent flights. The airline offers benefits that include discounted fares, last minute changes and an exclusive website to plan all company travel.
Finnair Travel Classes
Finnair offers several classes of travel. The Business Class on intercontinental flights provides many facilities including full-flat bed seats with privacy, exclusive menus and cocktails. Economy Class on intercontinental flights provides complimentary beverages, snacks and meals and personal in-flight entertainment.
Finnair offers a variety of services. There are several check-in options that include advance check-in, airport check-in and bag drop. There is a ‘Manage Booking’ option which allows flyers to confirm all aspects of booking including flight, hotels, car rentals, lounges, choice of seats and lounge access. There is a Sky Bistro option onboard which allows flyers to mix and match their meals with seasonal and classic flavors.
Finnair uses a variety of social media applications to keep the flyer informed. It offers customer service through its Twitter handle. The airline offers the Finnair App that is designed to help the customer to navigate through all the stages of flight services.
Finnair Baggage Allowances
Finnair offers baggage allowances that are linked to the class of travel and destination. Business Class flyers get up to 3 pieces of checked baggage allowance. Economy Class passengers get only one piece of checked baggage as free allowance.
Carry-on baggage is limited to one piece and small accessories such as small laptop bag for Economy Class. For higher class of travel a second piece is allowed.