Airfare of the Day: Finnair/American Airlines Helsinki to Puerto Vallarta BUSINESS CLASS from 1592 € (Round Trip)

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Finnair/American Airlines basic season business class excursion round trip fares between Helsinki and Puerto Vallarta.

I first learned of this fare on FlyerTalk (access original post here).

Fare Details:

  • Fare: Finnair (AY)/American Airlines (AA) ILN4T1S4 HEL to PVR
  • Booking class: I (Business Class)
  • Price: 1592 € (1263 € Base Fare + Taxes & Surcharges)
  • Day/Time restrictions: Do not apply
  • Seasonal restrictions: Permitted 03 DEC 2017 through 19 MAR 2018 for each transatlantic sector
  • Flight restrictions: Transatlantic sectors must be on AA/AY operated flights
  • Advanced reservation/Ticketing restrictions: reservations for all sectors are required at least 14 days before departure
  • Minimum stay requirements: Until the first Sunday after departure
  • Maximum stay requirements: 3 months after departure
  • Stopovers: 2 free stopovers permitted in Madrid or London
  • Transfers: 4 transfers permitted in each direction, 2 in North America and 2 in Europe
  • Blackout dates: Do not apply
  • Travel restrictions: Do not apply
  • Sales restrictions: Tickets must be issued on/before 20 OCT 2017
  • Cancellations: Ticket is non-refundable
  • Changes: Charge 300 € for reissue/revalidation

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I was able to find availability from December 2017 to March 2018 using Matrix ItaSoftware:

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The following accruals were estimated for HEL-PVR round trip travel on AY marketed and operated flights without considering any elite status bonuses or ongoing promotions.


Seasonal promo for those in Northern Europe looking to escape from the winter. The direct flight HEL-PVR offered by AY on Sundays is on their brand new A350s. The routing possibilities via LON/MAD and any AA gateway in North America may be interesting for those looking to maximize BA Tier Points earnings.

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