Finnair is a subsidiary of Finnair group which is for more than 50% in possession of the State of Finland. The airline has about 6500 employees.
- Parent company
- Finnair Group
- Helsinki Airport
Finnair was founded on November 1, 1923 as Aero O/Y. In 1968 the name was changed to the current and name Finnair (Oy). In 1999 the airline joined the alliance Oneworld and in 2001 the airline started the subsidiary Aero Airlines.
- Finnair was in 2007 the first airline that ordered the Airbus A350 XWB, which delivery started in 2015.
Finnair offers every business class passenger two pieces of carry-on luggage and one personal item with a total maximum of 10 kg. Every economy class passenger can take one piece of carry-on luggage and one personal item with a total maximum of 8 kg. Passengers flying with an economy light ticket need to pay an additional charge for a checked bag while economy basic, value or standard passengers can take one piece of checked baggage with a maximum of 23 kg. Business passengers are allowed to take 2 to 3 checked bags depending on the route. More detailed and up-to-date information about baggage can be found on Finnair’s website.
Finnair offers in-flight Wi-Fi on all A350 aircraft and some A330 aircraft. Economy class passengers need to pay an additional charge of €7.95 for one hour, €11.95 for three hours or €19.95 for the whole flight, while business class passengers enjoy free Wi-Fi.
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