Old Jun 26, 18, 11:45 am
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Woodbinerich
 
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Originally Posted by peteglobus View Post
Reality check from the Nordics. It is very uncommon, if not exceptional, for anyone to travel business class in the Nordic countries for work purposes. It is considered a waste of money and superficial. Only top executives of international companies in Finland / Sweden / Norway would dare travel business class. Any other company travel in business would end up with very bad reputational risk and headlines in tabloids. Even the president of Finland usually travels economy class...
I was working for a very well known Norwegian company!!

But the basic point is correct around the culture. Even with the more generous than normal policy, we frequently ended up paying more for J than F, which was total no-no.
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