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Finnair Review & Finnair Safety Ratings

Finnair

Safety rating : 7/7  Rating Criteria | Safety Rating Breakdown

Product rating : 5/7  Rating Criteria
Airlineratings.com presents our independent Finnair safety ratings and reviews.


Country of Origin: Finland  |  Airline Code: AY

URL: http://www.finnair.com/

Booking URL: http://www.finnair.com/INT/GB/Home

Seat Map URL: http://www.finnair.com/INT/GB/flights/fleet

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In Flight Product

Economy Class

Domestic and Intracontinental
  • Cold salad or roll served with nonalcoholic beverage on most short intra continental flights of less than 2 hours; hot meal or cold deli-style meal on longer intra continental flights; snacks and beverages available for purchase and tea, coffee and fruit juice provided on short flights of less than one hour within Scandinavia or to neighboring countries
  • Shared screens throughout the cabin show silent TV shows or footage from outside the cabin
  • Seat pitch of 31 inch with standard economy recline
  • No blankets or pillows supplied however available if requested
  • No amenity kits
  • Newspapers available on some flights
  • Baggage allowance of 23kg
International (Long Haul)
  • Choice of meals and beverages provided and snacks available for purchase between meals; alcoholic beverages only provided with meals on flights to Bangkok and the US but must be purchased between meals; alcoholic beverages must be purchased on flights to Dubai; alcoholic beverages provided on all other intercontinental services
  • Meals served and cleared within first hour on night flights and window shades put down until morning meal service
  • Audio/Video On Demand, in seat power and satellite phone provided
  • Seat pitch of 32 inch with standard economy recline
  • Smaller than standard blankets and pillows provided
  • No amenity kit but eyeshades and ear plugs available upon request
  • Baggage allowance of 23kg

Business Class

Domestic and Intracontinental
  • Full meal and beverages provided
  • Shared screens throughout the cabin show silent TV shows or footage from outside the cabin
  • Seat pitch similar to economy; seating in 3-3 configuration on single aisle aircraft with the middle seat in each row of three kept free to provide more space
  • No blankets or pillows supplied however available if requested
  • No amenity kits
  • Newspapers available
  • Baggage allowance of 2 x 23kg bags
International (Long Haul)
  • Three course meal plus appetizer, cheeses and fruit served with alcoholic beverages; second smaller but full meal served before landing; express meal of appetizer, fruit and cheese available if preferred; option of pre ordering meals up to two weeks in advance; snack bar provided
  • Audio/Video On Demand, in seat power and satellite phone provided
  • Seat pitch of 60 inch which transform into fully lie flat beds
  • Blanket, pillow and simple amenity kit provided
  • Baggage allowance of 2 x 23kg bags

History

  • First scheduled flight in 1924
  • Fifth oldest airline in the world
  • Joined oneworld alliance in 1999
  • Flag carrier and largest airline of Finland majority owned by Finnish government

Major Strengths

  • Full service airline with much lower fares than the competitors
  • Staff efficiency on board and at check in; quick, easy transfers through Helsinki Airport
  • One of the world's safest airlines
  • Caters to a multitude of languages with multi-lingual signage at the Helsinki airport and cabin crew from the destinations served
  • Flies the shortest route from Europe to Asia

Subsidiary Airlines

  • Flybe Nordic

Alliances

  • oneworld

X Factors

  • Best value for money European airline for efficient international travel in and out of Europe

Aircraft Types

  • A330-300
  • A340-300
  • A321
  • A320
  • A319
  • Embraer 170
  • Embraer 190
  • 757
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