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Old Jul 28, 16, 1:59 pm
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The HKG route on Finnair is indeed all cantoneese staff, all the time.

It sounds like there was some issue preparing the outbound (to few water bottles loaded, no menus), becuase there are supposed to be both those things. Sadly, the HKG flight has the "midnight menu" concept, which means inferior meal service.


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Had the audacity to put pomegranate in the g&t's. Once I got that fixed it was fine. The only thing is it was poured and mixed in the galley. I like to know how much I've had but no real issue and to be fair to the FA he poured a couple of decent g&t's that would put hair on your chest like barbed wire!...
IME they usually mix it in front of you, but no worries, I can tell you the proportions! The drink glasses holds 18 cl, and they usully tips the full 6cl gin in and after ice and lemon there is just barely room for another 6 cl tonic.


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Lounge in HEL by the exit for gate 36. Arrived here at around 5.45am and had to wait for it to open at 6am. I am sure the HKG flight is probably one of the first few in but I did think it should have been opened. At 6am on the dot it opened and I was directed to the premium end. ...
Indeed, AY70 from HKG is the first one in. Scheduled to arrive 0600 but is usually is a bit early. But I agree, they could/should have just let people in a few minutes earlier on those days.
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Old Jul 28, 16, 3:05 pm
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A pure guess, but the g&t probably was made based on the award-winning Napue gin, hopefully together with Fevertree tonic. The gin is made by a distillery in Finland. If that was the case, most likely it wasn't pomegranate, but cranberries. According to the recipe, there should be rosemary as well, but I doubt they carry that on board.
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Old Jul 29, 16, 6:25 am
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Originally Posted by niksal View Post
A pure guess, but the g&t probably was made based on the award-winning Napue gin, hopefully together with Fevertree tonic. The gin is made by a distillery in Finland. If that was the case, most likely it wasn't pomegranate, but cranberries. According to the recipe, there should be rosemary as well, but I doubt they carry that on board.
Fevertree yes. Cranberries no and no to rosemary as well.
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Old Jul 31, 16, 1:15 pm
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What was your hotel? Maybe I missed it.
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Old Aug 1, 16, 4:51 am
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What was your hotel? Maybe I missed it.
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