Finnair A350

Finnair Announces New LAX Route

Finnair has announced an exciting new US destination today. While the airline operates many longhaul flights, their focus has long been on Asia, and they haven't operated many longhaul flights to the US. Their only year-round flight to the US is to New…

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Finnair A350

You Can Now Redeem Alaska Miles On Finnair

Alaska Mileage Plan is one of my favorite frequent flyer programs, thanks to the unique array of airline partners that they have. Unfortunately the program has lost some value the past couple of years, as we've seen some partnerships be cut. The good…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Awards
Finnair Business Class A350 – 5

Alaska Airlines & Finnair Announce New Partnership

Alaska Airlines has added Helsinki-based Finnair as a new Mileage Plan partner. As happened when Alaska began their relationship with JAL, mileage accrual begins immediately, while mileage redemption won't start until later this year.

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Filed Under: Alaska, Finnair
Finnair Business Class A340 – 3

Finnair Launching Seasonal Flights To San Francisco

Finnair is a fun airline that I flew for the first time earlier flight year, from New York to Helsinki, and then from Helsinki to London. While they have an extensive route network to Asia, their route network to the US is quite limited by comparison.…

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Iberia A340 Business Class 2

Great Deal: Cheap Business Class Tickets From Europe To The US

Per flyingsophie on FlyerTalk, there are some incredible discounted business class fares available from various points in Europe to the US for travel on oneworld (they're not available in the other direction, from the US to Europe). It seems the good…

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Filed Under: American, British Airways
Finnair Business Class A340 – 16

Review: Finnair Business Class A340 Helsinki To London

Intra-Europe business class is usually a pretty underwhelming product. It even makes domestic first class in the US look good. On most European airlines it's simply an economy seat with a blocked middle and improved service & food. For whatever reason,…

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Finnair Business Class A350 – 5

Review: Finnair Business Class A350 New York To Helsinki

Finnair operates out of Terminal 8 at JFK, which is the terminal primarily occupied by American. I'm starting the trip report here since my flights from Los Angeles to Dallas to New York were uneventful, and I also barely had time to use the lounge.…

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Air India First Class – 15

Introduction: The Long Way Between LA And London

Welcome to my first new trip report of 2016, as my goal for this year is to sample as many new first & business class products as possible. And I'm sure you guys will agree this is a good start. ;) The way this trip came to be is sort of funny. In mid-December…

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Filed Under: Air India, American
Finnair Business Class A350 – 85

My Finnair A350 Business Class Flight In 10 Pictures

Hello from Helsinki, where I'm presently chilling out and waiting for my next flight (no pun intended). ;) Suffice to say I was in absolute shock when I got here, given that I've spent most of the past few months in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and…

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Filed Under: Finnair, oneworld
Finnair Dubai

A Humorous Definition Of Year-Round Flights

A reader sent me a link to something on Finnair's website which made me chuckle. Finnair has a "destinations" section of their website, which shows information about a lot of the places they fly. Perhaps the most amusing is their destinations page for…

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Filed Under: Finnair, Humor
Finnair A350 Business Class 1

Fly Finnair’s New A350 Business Class Intra-Europe

I first wrote about Finnair's new A350 in August of last year. This plane signifies a refresh for Finnair's longhaul fleet, as they have 11 firm A350 orders, with options for another eight. Not only will this presumably fuel growth in their route network,…

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Filed Under: Finnair, Other Airlines
Finnair

Finnair Launches Flights To Svalbard!

Strange as it may sound, Svalbard is near the top of my travel "bucket list." What is Svalbard, you ask? It's located about halfway between continental Norway and the North Pole. In winter it experiences 24 hours of darkness, while in summer it experiences…

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Filed Under: Finnair, Other Airlines
Finnair A350 Business Class 2

Finnair A350 Business Class Revealed

Finnair will be the European launch customer for the Airbus A350, and today revealed quite a bit of information about what we can expect. Finnair has 11 firm orders and eight options for the A350. They should begin taking delivery of them the second…

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