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Fares. Hand luggage allowance. Checked baggage allowance. Excess baggage charges. Carriage of sports equipment. Carriage of musical instruments. Carriage of pets (dogs, cats, birds).

And other useful information about Finnair. Last update 10.05.2019. Sources of information for this page: Finnair Carry-on Baggage, Finnair Checked Baggage, Finnair Excess Baggage, Finnair Traveling with Pets, Finnair Carriage of Sports Equipment (including Firearms and Ammunition), Finnair Carriage of Musical Instruments. Airlines constantly change their policies, so please visit the relevant web page of the airline in question in order to obtain up-to-date information from the first-hand.

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Fare group Economy Business
Light Value / Basic Pro / Flex
please read Please also read the most commonly used baggage rules of European airlines.
Finnair hand luggage allowance 1x piece with sum of three dimensions 126 cm (56х45х25 cm)
+ Finnair allows to take on board small personal items (40x30x15 cm: umbrella, handbag, briefcase, walking stick/cane, books, laptop, camcorder, camera, bag with Duty Free purchases and so on)

Children under 2 years traveling on the lap of an accompanying person are not allowed to carry any hand luggage. For children with a specially for them reserved seat: baggage allowance does not differ from that of an adult. A collapsible stroller or a child car seat will be transported free of charge, regardless of the child's fare or the availability of a reserved seat.

! below you see the maximum combined weight of all items
1x 8 kg 2x 10 kg
Finnair checked baggae allowance Items of hold baggage with the sum of three dimensions not larger than 158 cm.

! Applies to all fares (except Economy Light, which does not allow carriage of checked baggage): for children under 2 years only one piece of baggage is allowed.

Passengers with disabilities, as well as those needing any assistance from the airline staff, are advised to notify the airline not later than 48 hours prior to the scheduled departure about the intention to use the services of the airline. Wheelchairs and other mobility aids are always transported at no charge, but only on if the airline was notified about their transportation not later than 48 hours before departure and there is room for it in the hold of the aircraft.

Flights to/from Japan: for all Economy Class checked baggage allowance is 2 PC.
Flights from India to the US: for all Economy Class checked baggage is 2 PC.
Flights within Europe and the Middle East 0 1x 23 kg 2x 23 kg
Flights to/from North America 1x 23 kg 2x 23 kg
Flights to/from Asia 1x 23 kg 2x 23 kg 2x 23 kg
Finnair excess baggage Fees in €, online or travel agency / at the airport
for excess (extra) baggage on Finnair flights

Standard piece of checked baggage: max dimensions 158 cm and weight max 23 kg.
A heavy bag charge applies to baggage with the maximum weight up to 32 kg and/or maximum dimensions up to 190x75x65 cm.

Online you can book up to 3 additional bags of standard weight and dimensions, if your flight number starts with letters AY and the ticket number with 105.

Finnair Baggage Calculator.

* price of the first checked baggage item for Light fare
** at the airport the third and fourth pieces of checked baggage will cost you €150
1st extra bag additional piece heavy bag
Flights within Europe and the Middle East 20 / 40 20 / 40 55
Flights to/from North America 45 / 50* 45 / 75** 75  
Flights to/from Asia, Havana and Puerto Plata 60 / 75 60 / 150 75
Flights within Finland, Scandinavia and the Baltics 15 / 40 15 / 40 55
!   Special baggage (more than 158 cm, more than 32 kg, fragile items etc.):  you must notify Finnair not later than 48 hours before the scheduled time of departure, Finnair customer service or you can fill out this special baggage transportation form.
Finnair pets Pets (dogs, cats, rabbits and rodents) carried in the aircraft cabin. The size of the container must not exceed 126 cm in the sum of three dimensions (56х45х25 cm or 55x40x20 cm on Norra operated flights) for soft and 35x30x20 for hard pet carrier, the weight of the container (with pet/pets) must not exceed 8 kg.

Pets are not allowed in Business Class cabin on intercontinental flights.

Certified service animals accompanying people with disabilities will be carried free of charge, if the airline was notified at least 48 hrs prior to the departure.
short-haul flights €40 long-haul flights €75
Pets (birds) carried in the baggage compartment on Finnair flights, the weight of the container (with pet/pets) must not exceed 50 kg (Europe 32 kg). A pet weighing over 40 kg must be transported in a strong transportation box.
short-haul flights €75 long-haul flights €300
Finnair sports equipment Sports equipment (golf, diving, fishing, hockey, walking poles etc.) not exceeding baggage allowance (23 kg and 158 cm) is included in the baggage allowance. Packed separately it's considered to be a separate piece of baggage.
For sports equipment exceeding the free baggage allowance standard rates for excess baggage will be applied.

Exceptions.
Ski and snowboard equipment: length up to 220 cm, otherwise heavy bag charge will apply. Packed separately ski (snowboard) boots (helm etc.) considered to be additional piece of baggage.
Bicycles: prior notification of Finnair is required (during reservation or filling out special baggage transportation form later), the transportation charge is  €75 and €150 for tandem bikes. Electric bikes won't be transported even if the battery is disconnected or removed.
Surfboards: up to 190 cm and 23 kg considered standard baggage, in other case and for carriage of windsurfing boards, canoes and kayaks an extra charge of €150 will be collected at the airport.
Diving equipment: for carrying air tanks a heavy bag fee will be collected at the airport.
Sporting and hunting firearms: prior approval of Finnair is needed (you'll have to fill out special baggage transportation form). There's a mandatory fee of €25 handling fee for every firearm case.
Finnair musical instruments Musical instruments are included in the baggage allowance.
Larger musical instruments up to 32 kg and/or 190x75x65 cm will be carried for an additional heavy bag charge. Instruments exceeding this measures can be carried with prior approval of Finnair (fill out special baggage transportation form  or contact customer service).
When carried in the passenger's seat, the weight of the instrument usually must not exceed 80 kg, and its size must not exceed 135х50х30 cm.
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