Cheap flights on Finnair
Finnair was founded in 1923 the first flight was flown on 20 March
1924 from Helsinki to Tallinn , Estonia with Junkers F.13 aircraft
equipped with floats. The last seaplane service was operated in
December 1936 following the construction of the first airports in
Finland. Finnair is Finland's largest airline and the national flag
carrier. Its base is Helsinki-Vantaa Airport and dominates both
domestic and international air travel markets in Finland.
Finnair is also one of Europe's main airlines, flying 8.1 million
passengers in 2004. It covers a vast route network reaching 16
domestic and about 55 international destinations such as Tokyo, Osaka,
Nagoya, Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok,
Larnaca, Paphos, Dubai, Vienna, Brussels, Prague, Copenhagen, Estonia,
Tallinn, Kuressaare, Paris, Frankfurt am Main, Munich, Düsseldorf,
Stuttgart, Hamburg, Berlin, Hungary, Budapest, Dublin, Rome, Milan,
Riga, Vilnius, Amsterdam, Oslo, Bergen, Warsaw, St. Petersburg, Moscow,
Barcelona, Madrid, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Zürich, London, Manchester,
Edinburgh, Toronto, Boston, Miami and New York .
A selection of newspapers consisting of domestic and international
publications are offered in both Business Class and Economy Class.
Magazines are also made available to Business Class passengers on
long-haul routes. Music can be heard via the channel selector located
in the armrests of seats on intercontinental flights. Economy Class has
16 and Business Class 18 stereo music channels. In Business Class on
Boeing MD-11 aircraft, every passenger has a personal video system and
display screen. The video system offers 11 video channels, and a power
socket for laptop computers. The display screen also shows the
Airshow’s real-time information about the different stages of the
flight. The movies shown on Boeing MD-11 aircraft are chosen to cover
as wide a range as possible. The films have been selected to be
suitable for families and children. During the flight, animated films
for children are also shown. Children are also given travel games,
playing cards and sticker books. Films and short programs are shown
from the destination countries and main movies are changed every month
often coinciding with their first nights in Finland.
As part of the oneworld (One World) alliance, when you fly with Finnair
and other airlines in the network, you are collecting frequent flyer
points that can be redeemed for flights, accommodation and other travel
The oneworld alliance is a major
programme with a flight network including Aer Lingus, American
Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, LAN and
Qantas. This is continually developing, with new airlines coming on
board. Very good news for those travellers on code share flights, who
are still able to collect points from affiliated partner airlines.
Finnair Plus Lounges
Finnair's frequent flyer programme is called Finnair Plus. There are 3
tiers to Finnair Plus beginning with Silver, then Gold and Platinum.
One of the many perks of being a member of Finnair Plus (of whatever
tier) is access to the Finnair lounges. These lounges provide
comfortable areas where you can relax, have a snack, sip a
complimentary refreshment, check your emails, organise your paperwork
or read the latest newspapers and magazines. Telephone, fax and copying
services are also available as well as airline services.
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