Finnair Airlines (AY)

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Finnair Overview

Finland’s flag carrier, Finnair is the largest airline in the country with its headquarters in Vantaa and main hub at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. With flights between Europe and Asia, Finnair aims to serve economy class as well as business class passengers with utmost hospitality. 
Consul Bruno Lucander founded Finnair as Aero O/Y (Aero Ltd)in 1923. The first flight was from Helsinki to Tallinn, Estonia flown on March 20, 1924 with Junkers F.13 aircraft equipped with floats. Finnair is a member of the Oneworld alliance and has a four-star rating by Skytrax.

Destinations
Finnair is growing at an incredible pace to turn out to be the market leader in the airline industry in Finland. It has a vast number of destinations on its network, Finnair's destinations in Asia include India, South Korea, Japan, China and Thailand. 
The airline has designed a convenient route network with suitable flight schedule to and from various destinations. The domestic air service by Finnair connects 12 important destinations, while 60 international destinations are connected through leisure flights meant for vacationers. The leisure flights are bound to take passengers to holiday resorts in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands, South-East Asia and those in the Caribbean and South America.

Fleet 
Finnair has a sizeable fleet of above 67 modern, low emission and technically sound aircrafts, which includes Airbus A340 and A330 aircraft. Airbus A350-900 XWB aircraft is to be introduced in 2014 to replace Boeing MD-11 aircraft.
It also operates one of the most advanced aircrafts streamlined for enhanced efficiency in terms of ecology and economy. This high-tech fleet comprises Airbus A320 family aircraft, Embraer 170s and Embraer 190s. The average age of Finnair's fleet is 6.2 years.

Services and facilities
The passengers have various check-in options which include web check-in upto 36 hours before the flight, SMS check-in, self check-in through kiosks and desk check-in. The cabin crew have good language skills, first aid skills and extensive service training, in addition to good knowledge of the meal and beverage selection and items available for purchase during the flight.

InflightReading
For both Business class and Economy class passengers there is a wide selection of Finnish and foreign language newspapers alongwith personal copies of the inflight magazine, 'Blue Wings'. Another in-flight journal, Lento presents in-flight information about on-board duty free shopping and route information.

Meals
The airline serves main course meals along with a range of accompaniments to choose from, for business class passengers on long-haul flights. Shorter flights and economy class are served with a cold meal or snack with a beverage of choice, including beer or wine. A dedicated snack bar provides refreshments and snacks for passengers in inter-continental flights.

Inflight Entertainment
Finnair aircrafts are equipped with LCD screens and personal entertainment systems for passengers' amusement. These entertainment systems enable the passengers to enjoy movies, television shows, music videos and games. There also are a few interactive games for the young travelers. Boeing MD-11 & Airbus A340-300 and A330-300 are equipped with an Airshow system that displays the progress of the flight on a map and provides information on different stages
of the flight.

Loyalty Program 
Finnair greets their frequent clients with a membership program Finnair Plus that awards passengers with points every time they purchase a service or product from the airline or its business partners. Miles or points gathered enable the clients to have an access to one of the membership tiers from basic, silver to gold and platinum categories. Platinum members can have premium check-in and priority boarding.

Finnair overall rating : 16.05 / 20 from 832 reviews
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Finnair operates from/to the following cities

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