Sleeping in Airports


About: Finnair, as Finland’s flag carrier and majority-owned by the government, is one of the oldest, and one of the safest airlines in the world. Its main hub is based at Helsinki Airport, and flies around 11 million passengers to destinations in Europe, Asia and North America.

Hubs: Helsinki

Alliance: Oneworld

Frequent Flyer Program: Finnair Plus enables passengers to earn points based on the type and class of flight flown. They have several tiers (Basic, Silver, Gold, Platinum or Platinum Lumo), while there is also a junior tier for minors. Finnair offers frequent-flyer partnerships with Oneworld Alliance partners and members can earn points through various hotel and car rental partners in Finland and around the world.

Lounges: Finnair has three lounges at Helsinki Airport, including one accessible for Schengen Area travelers. As a Finnair Plus Platinum Lumo, Platinum and Gold member or business class customer, passengers can also access Finnair’s partners’ lounges at other airports.

Flight Delay Plan: Finnair operates a comprehensive contingency plan for disrupted passengers.