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Use points on business class upgrade

Use your Finnair Plus award points to make your trip even more comfortable – when you upgrade your travel class with points, you pay for Economy Class tickets but travel in Business Class.

What’s included in the Business Class upgrade

When you upgrade your travel class, you’ll enjoy the following benefits:

  • Business Class check-in desks
  • One extra piece of checked baggage, max. 32kg
  • Priority Security lane
  • Finnair Lounge access
  • The comfort of Finnair Nordic Business Class.
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Point charges for upgrading your travel class


Point charge for a one-way flight



Northern Europe*


Rest of Europe**, Dubai and Tel Aviv


Asia and North America


*Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Krakow, Moscow, Oslo, Stockholm, St. Petersburg, Reykjavik, Riga, Tallinn, Tartu, Vilnius and Warsaw.

**Business Class may not be available on all European routes.

Terms and conditions

  • Travel class upgrades are only available for scheduled Finnair flights (AY code on the ticket and the flight is operated by Finnair).
  • If your ticket number starts with 105, you can upgrade your travel class on our website or through the mobile application latest 36 hours before your departure.
  • Travel class upgrades with points are not available for Finnair Plus award flights or Money+Points offers.
  • The corresponding number of points or Gold, Platinum and Platinum Lumo member benefit upgrades will be debited from the account when booking the award.
  • Travel class upgrades can only be done after the Economy Class reservation has been confirmed and the flight ticket has been issued.
  • Upgrades may not be confirmed until 37 hours before the flight, depending on the availability of seats on the aircraft. If we cannot confirm the upgrade 37 hours before the flight, your place on the waitlist will be cancelled and your points/upgrade benefits will be automatically refunded within 1–4 business days. Please note that the upgrade benefits’ expiration date will stay the same after the refund and the upgrade benefits will not be refunded if the expiration date has passed.
  • A travel class upgrade has no effect on the rules governing Economy Class tickets.
  • In case of rerouting, you will travel in Economy Class.
  • Economy Class points are always awarded according to the original booking class for an Economy Class flight ticket.
  • Only a limited number of seats are available for travel-class upgrade booking classes.
  • Travel class upgrades are not available at specified times and on certain routes.

How to upgrade your travel class

You can request a Business Class upgrade conveniently online in the Business Class upgrade service after you have booked your flight. Unfortunately, it is not currently possible to check the upgrade availability for your desired route before making a booking.

Travel class upgrades are available on scheduled Finnair flights (AY code on the ticket and the flight is operated by Finnair or Norra). The original ticket must be issued.

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