Review of Finnair flight Helsinki Brussels in Premium Eco

Airline Finnair
Flight AY811
Class Premium Eco
Seat 25A
Aircraft Airbus A340-300
Flight time 02:40
Take-off 18 Feb 16, 07:35
Arrival at 18 Feb 16, 09:15
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By BRONZE 1737
Published on 26th February 2016
Welcome English readers
French report is here:
Routing for this express trip was as follow:
BRU-HEL A333 AY,Business
HEL-BRU A343 AY Economy confort
but I didn't catch the A350;(
After a short night,I'm back at terminal 2 of Helsinki-Vantaa Intl Airport.
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The departure board:It's too similar than in BRU! Flight is on time
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I print my boarding pass without any problem.
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I do not have enough time to go to the Schengen and domestic flights lounge.
I have to head to gate 31 where l can shot my plane :first flight(05/10/1994)
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I have flown from KIX with this plane OH-LQA:
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A neighbour:B737 Norwegian
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I didn't sleep in these resting area but it's a good alternative between two flights
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There is also a library with a relaxation area between terminal 1 and 2.
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The time had come for boarding
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Flights attendants are very friendly
I turn left to seat 25 in first rows in "economy comfort zone"
I paid 20€ more for a better legroom and I'm alone,today the flight is at 25%
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The Daily newspaper in Finnish and English were distributed by a very nice Flight attendant,a pillow,earphones and also a nougat.
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The individual in flight entertainment screen is not modern!
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Safety card
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Push back will be delayed one hour because we have to wait transit passengers and the aircraft need to be defrost
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During that time the day break over Vantaa airport
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Take off
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Bye-bye Helsinki
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Cruise altitude
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Old business class cabin
After take off beverages of choice were distributed
I opted for a chicken Caesar wrap on BoB service
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The flight is pleasant.
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We started our decent towards Belgium
We have safely landed at BRU.

A320 SN spectacular Tintin livery
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Arriving in cargo area:
It's a bus transfer to terminal A
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Thanks for reading.
See you soon.
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Cabin crew8.0

Helsinki - HEL


Brussels - BRU



HEl: a very efficient and friendly airport !
Always good to have an empty cabine when flying in Y
Attentive crew,service was pretty good but they could do better with the catering.
Punctuality=4/10:one hour late on a 2H30 flight;(

Information on the route Helsinki (HEL) Brussels (BRU)

Les contributeurs de Flight-Report ont posté 8 avis concernant 1 compagnies sur la ligne Helsinki (HEL) → Brussels (BRU).


La compagnie qui obtient la meilleure moyenne est Finnair avec 7.3/10.

La durée moyenne des vols est de 2 heures et 38 minutes.

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