Finnair introduces new ticket type for customers travelling with hand baggage only

Finnair is introducing Light, a new ticket type for passengers travelling with hand baggage only on Finnair-operated flights between Finland, Scandinavia and the Baltic countries. Light becomes the lowest-fare option in Finnair’s ticket type offering.

The new ticket type will be on sale from 17 March 2015. All other ticket types continue to include checked baggage.

“This will offer more choice to Finnair customers – they have the freedom to select the ticket type that best suits their needs. We fly a large number of passengers who travel with hand baggage only,” says Tomi Hänninen , Vice President, Revenue Management and Pricing.

“We want to ensure that Finnair’s ticket portfolio offers a suitable ticket type for every type of traveller. The new ticket type is part of the continuous service development towards an improved travel experience and wider choice for our customers,” Hänninen adds.

If needed, checked baggage may be purchased in advance or at the airport. The prepayment baggage charge is considerably lower (10 euros/piece/direction) than the airport baggage charge.

For more information about the Light ticket please visit www.finnair.com/fi/gb/light

Further information about Finnair tickets available at
http://www.finnair.com/fi/fi/information-services/planning-your-trip/planning-booking-your-flight/ticket-types

Further information:
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Finnair flies between Asia, Europe and North America with an emphasis on fast connections via Helsinki, carrying more than nine million passengers annually and connecting 15 cities in Asia with more than 60 destinations in Europe. The airline, a pioneer in sustainable flying, will be the European launch customer of the next-generation, eco-smart Airbus A350 XWB aircraft and is the first airline listed in the Leadership Index of the worldwide Carbon Disclosure Project. The only Nordic carrier with a 4-star Skytrax ranking, Finnair has also won the World Airline Award for Best Airline Northern Europe for the past five years running. Finnair is a member of one world, the alliance of the world's leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and convenience to frequent international travellers .

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