Finnair

Founded
1923
Type
Full Service Carrier
Fleet size
70
Destinations
132
Passengers per year
13,281,000

Finnair is the flag carrier of Finland. Most Finnair flights are operated from Helsinki Airport. The airline is one of the oldest airlines in the world.

Organization

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
Alliance
Oneworld

History

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.

Quick facts

  • Finnair was in 2007 the first airline that ordered the Airbus A350 XWB, which delivery started in 2015.

Passengers

2015
10,294,000
2016
10,867,000
2017
11,905,000
2018
13,281,000

Baggage

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.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

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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