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Jul 11, 17, 4:45 pm
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Posted By ORD Finn

:td::td::td::td::td: Lipton is disgusting......

:td::td::td::td::td:
Lipton is disgusting... can't they try a little harder on the tea front too? Quite a few Asian pax are tea drinkers, I guess. How about some Forsman tea if not Mariage Freres or...
Jun 6, 17, 3:15 pm
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Views: 296,514
Posted By ORD Finn

My comment was related to the future narrow-body...

My comment was related to the future narrow-body fleet choice (A320 vs. 737). Vauramo discusses this briefly in the original Bloomberg article. Just to be clear... ;)
Jun 5, 17, 8:11 am
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Views: 296,514
Posted By ORD Finn

I guess they should ask for a bid from the...

I guess they should ask for a bid from the competitor, too, to enhance their position in the negotiations with Airbus if nothing else.
Jun 5, 17, 7:43 am
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Posted By ORD Finn

Also another interesting piece of news in the...

Also another interesting piece of news in the Bloomberg story:
Jun 5, 17, 7:40 am
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Views: 296,514
Posted By ORD Finn

The original story on Bloomberg: ...

The original story on Bloomberg:
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-05/airbus-to-refit-zodiac-luxury-seats-on-finnair-s-a350-jetliners
Jan 22, 17, 1:39 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,949
Posted By ORD Finn

From KIX you can take a direct train to Kyoto....

From KIX you can take a direct train to Kyoto. From NGO you first take a train to downtown and then change to a shinkansen for Kyoto. The closest airport to Kyoto is ITM (but practically requires a...
Nov 11, 16, 7:20 pm
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Posted By ORD Finn

FWIW, I've been to DOH only once but that time...

FWIW, I've been to DOH only once but that time (last year) I was welcomed to Al Mourjan as OWE traveling in QR Y (even with a non-status avec). Or at least I think it was Al Mourjan -- a huge lounge...
Nov 11, 16, 6:57 pm
Replies: 300
Views: 76,134
Posted By ORD Finn

On A350 besides ACJL on row 21 I'd go for the...

On A350 besides ACJL on row 21 I'd go for the middle section aisle seats (D or H) as a solo traveler. As said above it feels like the middle E seat is probably the most likely to be vacant or, if...
Oct 5, 16, 4:14 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,272
Posted By ORD Finn

Yes, 8A is probably the best seat if you don't...

Yes, 8A is probably the best seat if you don't mind the proximity to the toilet in front of it. But be warned: when I travel with my kids I usually book seats on row 8. The kids scream pretty loud...
Oct 3, 16, 1:19 pm
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Views: 3,272
Posted By ORD Finn

Hence I usually choose 4L or 6L on a redeye.

Hence I usually choose 4L or 6L on a redeye.
Oct 3, 16, 11:18 am
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Views: 3,272
Posted By ORD Finn

L is better for sleeping with better space for...

L is better for sleeping with better space for legs, A for a daytime flight with more side table space. Just my view. You can find other opinions by googling this forum.
Sep 20, 16, 4:01 pm
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Views: 340,976
Posted By ORD Finn

Finnair is running the double points promo...

Finnair is running the double points promo between Europe and NA... nice but BAEC now dishes out triple points for BA flights globally and for AY/AA/IB flights across the bond up to four round trips....
Jul 22, 16, 5:22 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,929
Posted By ORD Finn

As far as I have understood Norra has a shortage...

As far as I have understood Norra has a shortage of pilots (and maybe equipment too?). Norwegian has been forced to do lots of wet-leasing (and cancellations) this summer too. It is interesting how...
Jul 22, 16, 5:32 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,929
Posted By ORD Finn

Russian planes operating AY flights

Now we have a unique opportunity to experience Russian-made jets on AY flights:



Too bad they apparently don't come with Russian crew and service standard ;)
Jul 16, 16, 7:07 am
Replies: 1,013
Views: 169,438
Posted By ORD Finn

They really should improve the beer selection:...

They really should improve the beer selection: Carlsberg... can you get more flavourless and boring than that? There are nowadays several quite good small breweries in Finland. It would be great to...
Jul 3, 16, 5:50 am
Replies: 2,340
Views: 340,976
Posted By ORD Finn

The website says "Now you can earn double Finnair...

The website says "Now you can earn double Finnair Plus award points when flying between Guangzhou and Europe between 21 June and 29 October 2016". Maybe the text got enhanced? :(
Jun 12, 16, 5:38 pm
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Views: 296,514
Posted By ORD Finn

Finnair exec: Airbus A350 the "complete package" for comfort, experience

A new article (http://www.ausbt.com.au/finnair-exec-airbus-a350-the-compete-package-for-comfort-experience) on the Australian business traveller includes a few interesting comments like



Ahh,...
Jun 1, 16, 7:54 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,000
Posted By ORD Finn

Hmm, they do seem to fly across China indeed. I...

Hmm, they do seem to fly across China indeed. I wasn't aware of KLM flying to TPE. I thought only the Taiwanese carriers fly between Taipei and Europe and seems like they are still not allowed in the...
Jun 1, 16, 1:08 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,000
Posted By ORD Finn

I am not 100% sure but I think you cannot enter...

I am not 100% sure but I think you cannot enter mainland China airspace at all on a direct route to TPE. So the route from HEL would go to Japan and then continue south. The flight time e.g. to KIX...
May 28, 16, 12:03 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,328
Posted By ORD Finn

I use AY points for upgrades. A fairly sizeable...

I use AY points for upgrades. A fairly sizeable pile of UA miles I racked up years ago when living in the States I donated to charities.
May 28, 16, 11:56 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,412
Posted By ORD Finn

Haha, yes, lounge wear should be required in...

Haha, yes, lounge wear should be required in lounges :D I'd have a bit of exercising to do as well if a six back would be required... But I do own a couple of Derek Rose pyjamas. Very comfy even with...
May 28, 16, 11:48 am
Replies: 1,013
Views: 169,438
Posted By ORD Finn

HEL-LHR meal a few weeks ago. Buckthorn marinated...

HEL-LHR meal a few weeks ago. Buckthorn marinated herring appetiser was quite tasty (but I wonder how widely people like pickled fish?). Two meatballs with potato, carrots and beans main was okay but...
May 25, 16, 6:15 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,412
Posted By ORD Finn

You pyjama guys should get some proper ones e.g....

You pyjama guys should get some proper ones e.g. from Derek Rose (https://www.derek-rose.com/) :)
Mar 17, 16, 12:57 pm
Replies: 268
Views: 27,650
Posted By ORD Finn

This is probably a very unpopular thought here...

This is probably a very unpopular thought here but anyway... I continue to be pissed off how Finnair rips off its Finland-based business customers. I mean it doesn't feel quite fair when you (or your...
Mar 14, 16, 12:21 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 5,414
Posted By ORD Finn

They do have a priority line (or whatever it is...

They do have a priority line (or whatever it is called) at NRT immigration. I was once directed to it when traveling with small children. But no status/class based fast track there... or I think with...
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