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...let's continue here. :)

(Our Baltic friends seem to have a aviation thread going strong already).
since the other one is closed, perhaps you could start this thread with a little bit of fact and stats....Just to awoid questions already answered, if newcomers have any....:)
 

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India seems to be THE destination and place to go now! :D

Finnair flights to India to be quadrupled: Flights to Mumbai all set for June launch

Finnair is set for a massive boost to the fast growing Asian market with significant increases in traffic to India and China. In response to strong demand, the number of weekly flights to India will increase from the current three to 12, while there will also be an increase in flights to China.

In June, Finnair will launch a new Indian route with flights to Mumbai, which will be served non-stop from Helsinki five days a week. Moreover, in mid-May the current three-weekly frequency for flights to the Indian capital Delhi will be increased to daily.

"It will be extremely hard, if not impossible for airlines to secure new arrival and departure slots at Indian airports in the coming years," says Henrik Arle, Finnair's Deputy CEO, responsible for Scheduled Passenger Traffic. "By adding to its Indian scheduled traffic just now, Finnair is ensuring its presence in these fast growing markets."

Meanwhile, Finnair's China traffic will increase in mid-May, with the boosting in frequency of non-stop Hong Kong services from four times a week to daily. Non-stop services will continue over the next winter timetable season. The Chinese network will be further strengthened with the addition of a fourth weekly flight to Guangzhou.

"Following these renewals, we will fly to all our long-haul destinations non-stop, without stopovers," says Arle. "Daily flights bring more alternatives for our customers."

The changes about to be implemented also significantly increase the efficiency of the Finnair long-haul fleet usage. The number of weekly long-haul flights from Helsinki will increase from 61 to 66. The monthly passenger kilometre totals offered by Finnair on long-haul traffic will consequently grow by 2,5 per cent.

As a result of the increases in Indian and Chinese traffic, the onward flights from Bangkok to Singapore will no longer be operated. Singapore and the flights previously planned for Kuala Lumpur will be served in cooperation with partner airlines.

All in all Finnair Asian traffic will grow this year by over 30 per cent since Finnair is adding two new Airbus A340 aircraft for the long-haul fleet during May and June.

http://www.finnairgroup.com/en/index.html
 

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finnair is droign great! :cheers:
I must say that my experience with Finn air is very bad. uncomfortable old planes, not modern at all and water dripping down on the seats from the vent. Not even on long trip from Singapore to Copenhagen they manage to have a modern and comfortable equipments on board. The service is bad to and i think they use illegal cheap Asian stewardesses.
Before i thought Finn air was very good and high standard, since its a Nordic and a EU country but it more seemed like a eastern Europe company.
 

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I must say that my experience with Finn air is very bad. uncomfortable old planes, not modern at all and water dripping down on the seats from the vent. Not even on long trip from Singapore to Copenhagen they manage to have a modern and comfortable equipments on board. The service is bad to and i think they use illegal cheap Asian stewardesses.
Before i thought Finn air was very good and high standard, since its a Nordic and a EU country but it more seemed like a eastern Europe company.
If i was going to fly long-haul i would avid 757's anyways, but i assume that Finnairs A340's has got screens and other things to keep you busy.

It certainly looks absolutely beautiful.

http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1129954/L/
 

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I must say that my experience with Finn air is very bad. uncomfortable old planes, not modern at all and water dripping down on the seats from the vent. Not even on long trip from Singapore to Copenhagen they manage to have a modern and comfortable equipments on board. The service is bad to and i think they use illegal cheap Asian stewardesses.
Before i thought Finn air was very good and high standard, since its a Nordic and a EU country but it more seemed like a eastern Europe company.
Weird. I have flown with Finnair many times and never experienced anything like that.
 

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I must say that my experience with Finn air is very bad. uncomfortable old planes, not modern at all and water dripping down on the seats from the vent. Not even on long trip from Singapore to Copenhagen they manage to have a modern and comfortable equipments on board. The service is bad to and i think they use illegal cheap Asian stewardesses.
Before i thought Finn air was very good and high standard, since its a Nordic and a EU country but it more seemed like a eastern Europe company.
Old MDs that are being replaced by 340s. Water dropping from vents (air conditioner) is quite common and i didnt know Finnair flew Cph-Singapore.

No European airliner can compete with the Asian & Arabic 5 star airliners ;)

People don't fly with finnair due to the comfort, but for the cheap price and for a not-so-long-time-in-the-air experience ;) at least I would
 

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Old MDs that are being replaced by 340s. Water dropping from vents (air conditioner) is quite common and i didnt know Finnair flew Cph-Singapore.

No European airliner can compete with the Asian & Arabic 5 star airliners ;)

People don't fly with finnair due to the comfort, but for the cheap price and for a not-so-long-time-in-the-air experience ;) at least I would
MD-11s are going to be around still for a while and they are replaced by Airbus A350s when available. Can't remember exact year now. As far as i know those A340s are just leased to add capacity meanwhile and get rid of after. Currently Finnair only has one 340 and those 7 MD-11. Interior should be quite new. What i think and have heard. Though haven't been in MD-11 in many years. Atleast in business class there are those new lie-flat seats and whole fleet is one of the newest in Europe. Airbuses and Embraers... just those biggest ones are older.

Finnair has almost as many widebodies as SAS even though Scandinavian is flag carrier for three countries and Finnair for one. SAS 11 and Finnair 8. Quite well for Finnair =).
 

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People don't fly with finnair due to the comfort, but for the cheap price and for a not-so-long-time-in-the-air experience ;)
I'm sorry for that i tend to be a bit "slow" sometimes, but I have to ask though - Were you sarcastic with that sentence?
 
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