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Finnair will introduce new “light” fare on March 17, 2015, for flights within Finland, Scandinavia and Baltics that doesn’t come with free checked bag allowance.

Finnair Pay For Bag

Finnair claims that the “light” fares will be lower and passengers can choose to pay 10 euros for a checked bag when paid in advance or 30 euros if done at the airport. [click to continue…]

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Iberia Plus has now launched their version of the transatlantic fall bonus in business and first class. American Airlines (read more here) and British Airways (read more here) have already launched theirs.

Iberia Plus Transatlantic Bonus Miles Offer Fall 2014

You can get 30,000 bonus Avios per two segments flown between Europe and United States, Canada, Mexico or Puerto Rico between October 1 and December 19, 2014. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines unveiled its transatlantic bonus yesterday (read more here) and now it is British Airways turn to reveal theirs (basically same as AA’s).

British Airways Executive Club United States Canada Transatlantic Business First Class Bonus Fall 2014

British Airways Executive Club members with an account address in the United States or Canada can earn up to 125,000 bonus Avios for three transatlantic round trips in business or fast class between September 23 and January 10, 2015. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines has launched new offer for up to 125,000 bonus miles for travel between United States, Canada or Mexico and Europe from September 23 to January 10, 2015.

American Airlines Transatlantic Business First Class Bonus Fall 2014

The offer is valid for business and first class and requires AAdvantage members to have his/her account address in the United States, Canada or Mexico to be eligible for the bonus miles. [click to continue…]

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The cabin personnel of Finnair are scheduled to go to on strike this weekend, that would halt most of Finnair’s flights that the airline is not able to crew using management personnel. The latest news is that the strike may not happen, however.


I was supposed to meet a friend in Bangkok that was scheduled to fly on Finnair Flight A095 on Saturday. The flight is not scheduled to be operated if the strike occurs, and the earlier flight to Bangkok that would operate was totally zeroed out in all cabins. [click to continue…]

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Hilton HHonors has a promotion for triple Finnair Plus points (500 base +1,000 bonus PER night) for stays between October 1 and December 31, 2013.

You can access and register for this offer on Hilton’s website here.


You need to have your Hilton HHonors Double Dip option set to Points and Fixed miles and have Finnair Plus selected as the partner airline. Finnair doesn’t participate to variable miles option. [click to continue…]

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Finnair gets publicity twice a year for its Friday the 13th AY666 flight from Copenhagen to Helsinki. Even better if you get seated on the row 13.

You can read more about this flight on Guardian’s website here.


Yes. Finnair really has a flight that has number 666 and, unlike many other airlines, there is a row 13 as well. I don’t think that Finnair has too much power over the three letter designation of HEL that stands for Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. [click to continue…]