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Facemask policy on our flights

Wearing a mask on our flights is optional, unless it is required by the authorities of your destination or origin country.

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Changes in Finnair flights to Asia and Russia

Due to the closure of Russian airspace, Finnair is making changes to its flights to Asian destinations and Russia.

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Travelling to Finland

Finland has opened for travel from the EU and Schengen countries. Travel from outside of the EU and Schengen area remains restricted.

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Entry requirements to China

The  Chinese authorities have introduced requirements for passengers arriving in mainland China.

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Travel restrictions' effects on travelling

The coronavirus situation still affects air travel significantly, and many countries have set travel restrictions. We will adjust our traffic plan according to the demand and changing travel restrictions.

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Finnair is returning to normal ticket rules 1 June 2022 onwards

Finnair will return to normal ticket rules for bookings made as of 1 June 2022. It is finally easier to hold on to your travel plans, as the coronavirus pandemic has moved to a new phase with a high vaccination coverage and travel restrictions being removed across countries.

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Changes in our traffic plan for summer 2022

We have updated our traffic plan for summer 2022, as the closure of the Russian airspace impacts our Asian traffic. See the instructions here if your travel plans are affected due to changes.

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Disruptions in card payments on our flights

We have introduced a new payment device onboard our flights to offer you new payment method options. Due to the change process of the devices, we may experience occasional disruptions with onboard payments.

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Changes in our traffic plan for winter 2022-2023

We have updated our traffic plan for winter 2022-2023. See the instructions here if your travel plans are affected due to changes.

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Digital tool for corona certificate checks before journey

We introduce our digital tool to pre-check your coronavirus certificates before your journey.

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New Helsinki Airport Terminal 2 opening: Finnair services moving gradually to the new premises

Helsinki Airport's new Terminal 2 now welcomes you with its spacious arrival and departure halls. Finnair services are available in the new terminal.

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Tips for travelling during the peak hours and holiday season

We collected tips for you for smooth travelling during the busy holiday season.

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Iberia to operate our Barcelona and Madrid flights

Our flights to Barcelona and Madrid will be operated with an aircraft and crew leased from our oneworld partner Iberia.

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Delays in refund handling

We currently have delays in the refund handling due to a higher than normally volume of refund applications.

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Impact of the situation in Ukraine on our flights

Finnair is suspending all operations in the Ukrainian airspace for the time being. 

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Flexibility to reservation changes for flights booked between 1 April 2020 –31 May 2022

Since the spread of the coronavirus, we know your travel plans can change anytime. To offer more flexibility to change bookings in these unprecedented times, we have updated our ticket change policy.

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Travel requirements map

You can see where you can travel from Finnair’s travel requirements map.

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Vocabulary regarding travel requirements

Several countries have set requirements for travellers arriving in the country. It is good to know that some countries will collect travel-related information regarding your journey already before you begin your travel.

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Travelling via Finland

Please check travel requirements for travelling via Finland before your journey.

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Changes in carrying pets in hold on our intercontinental flights

Due to the coronavirus situation, we do not currently accept new bookings to carry a pet in the hold of our wide body aircraft on intercontinental flights. The restriction is valid from 9 June 2021 until further notice.

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Impact of the situation in Belarus on our flights

We are suspending operations on Belarusian airspace for the time being.

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Travelling within Finland

We have gathered here some useful information for when you are travelling within Finland.

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