Flight delay Compensation calculator
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Certain managerial, technical or other inevitable issues may lead to delay or cancellations of Finnair flights. However, flight passengers will be happy to know that they have the right to claim compensation for the inconvenience caused to them by the airlines. If you travelled with Finnair Airlines flights and its get delayed for more than 3 hours, then passengers can claim compensation up to €600 from Finnair Airlines in accordance with EC Regulation 261/2004. European Union Regulation EU 261 Rule made in the year 2004 and came into effect from February of 2005 states that flight passengers who face inconvenience due to flight delays, flight cancellations or if they're denied boarding should be compensated by the airlines.

For claiming flight delay compensation you can seek the help of our claim experts in order to get the compensation an airline owes for you. As a Finnair flight passenger, you can also claim compensation from the airline if your flight was cancelled, overbooked or you missed the connecting flight due to current flight delays or airport delays in accordance with EC Regulation 261/2004. To know how much you can claim from the airlines, use our free compensation checker, you just need to enter your Finnair flight number and date of journey.

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Finnair is the largest airline of Finland, founded in the year 1923 as Aero O/Y. Finnair IATA code "AY" was originated from Aero Yhtio. It is flag carrier airline of Finland and 55% of Finnair airline shares are owned by the Finnish government. Finnair has its headquarters in Vantaa and its main hub is at Helsinki Vantaa airport and other hubs are located at Brussels airport and London Heathrow airport. Finnair Group is the parent company of Finnair Airlines.

Finnair happens to be one of the safest airlines in the world. It has not suffered any fatal accidents since 1963. It also has the distinction of being the first airline to fly non-stop flights from Western Europe to Japan and from Europe to China. Finnair fleets include Airbus and Embraer aircraft. Finnair lounges are located at Helsinki-Vantaa airport. It is a huge airline with over 4500 employees and has heavy domestic and international traffic. It carries over 10 million passengers to more than 100 destinations across Europe, Asia and North America.


Finnair is a member of the OneWorld alliance. Finnair owns Finnaviation, Kar-Air and Aero airlines and operating as its subsidiaries. Finnair cargo subsidiaries include Finnair Cargo Oy and Finnair Cargo Terminal Operations Oy. Finnair also has a frequent flyer partnership with Nordic Regional Airlines.


Finnair alliance with OneWorld members has led to shares code-share agreements with them including Air Berlin, Cathay Pacific, British Airways, American Airlines, Iberia, Srilankan Airlines, Qantas, S7 Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Japan Airlines. Outside of the alliance, Finnair Airlines shares code-share agreements with Aeroflot, Air China, Air France, Bangkok Airways, Belavia, Czech Airlines, Flybe, Jetstar Asia Airways, Nordic Regional Airlines, TAP Portugal and other airlines.


Finnair Airlines fleet is consist of 58 Aircraft which includes aircraft from the family of Airbus and Embraer as follow:

Airbus A350-900 6
Airbus A340-300 2
Airbus A330-300 8
Airbus A321-200 11
Airbus A320-200 10
Airbus A319-100 9
Embraer ERJ-190 12

Finnair flights flies to many destinations in Europe, Asia and North America and has charter flight operations to South American and African destinations. In Europe major destinations are within Finland domestically. Finnair flies to UK, Spain, Portugal, Germany, France and many Eastern European destinations.


Sr.No. Country City /Cities
1 Russia Moscow (Sheremetyevo Airport), Saint Petersburg (Pulkovo Airport), Yekaterinburg (Koltsovo Airport)
2 Finland Helsinki, Ivalo, Joensuu, Kittila, Kuopio, Kuusamo, Oulu, Rovaniemi, Vaasa
3 United Kingdom Edinburgh, London (Heathrow Airport), Manchester
4 Sweden Stockholm (Arlanda & Bromma Airport), Gothenburg
5 Germany Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich
6 Spain Barcelona, Madrid (Barajas Airport), Málaga
7 France Biarritz, Paris (Charles de Gaulle)
8 Italy Milan (Malpensa Airport), Rome
9 Norway Oslo (Gardermoen Airport)
10 Poland Gdansk, Krakow, Warsaw
11 Austria Innsbruck, Vienna
12 Switzerland Geneva, Zurich
13 Denmark Copenhagen
14 Netherlands Amsterdam
15 Belgium Brussels
16 Hungary Budapest
17 Estonia Tallinn
18 Lithuania Vilnius
19 Czech Republic Prague
20 Greece Athens
21 Latvia Riga

And Some International Destinations:

Sr.No. Country City /Cities
1 United States Miami, New York City (John F. Kennedy Airport)
2 China Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shanghai
3 Japan Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo
4 Thailand Bangkok, Krabi, Phuket
5 Hong Kong Hong Kong
6 Singapore Singapore
7 Israel Tel Aviv
8 India Delhi
9 Israel Eilat
10 South Korea Seoul


SkyTrax, which rates airlines based upon their performance and customer services have rated Finnair 6 out of 10 stars reviewed by more than 450 customers as of September 2016. In terms of Food & Beverages, Seat Comfort and Value for Money given 3 out of 5 stars; for In-flight Entertainment given 2 out 5 stars and for Staff Service 4 stars out of 5. Most of Finnair flight passengers say that they have faced problems such as luggage or hand baggage delays, small leg room with the small seat as of TripAdvisor.

According to Flightstats Finnair flight passengers often face problems such as flight delays, cancellations and flight diversion in which flight is routed from its arrival destination to different destination. An example given, Finnair flight AY4022 from New York to Dublin has an average of 42% of being delayed and had a maximum delay of 4 hours and 10 minutes. Finnair Flight AY4022 has also cancelled 1% of the time while flight route has diverted 1% of the time. Given flight data is an average of the period July 15, 2016 to September 15, 2016 and provided by Flightstats.


Finnair has a frequent flyers program called as the "Finnair Plus" for its frequent flight passengers. Depending upon the number of points accumulated by the passengers, they are segregated into basic, silver, gold and platinum. Finnair plus passengers enjoy a number of privileges such as premium check-in and priority boarding. In terms of baggage allowance, Finnair allows a minimum of 2 bags of close to 20 kg or 15 kg depending upon the distance of flights and if any extra baggage then the passengers are asked to pay for it.

Finnair has been awarded as "Northern Europe's Best Airline" at World travel awards organised by Skytrax and also OneWorld alliance has been named as "World's Best Airline Alliance" for the second time.


There may be times where passengers face flight delays, flights cancellations or denied boarding due to oversold flight tickets with Finnair Airlines despite having proper flight tickets. As Finnair is bounded by EU norms that cover such situations, passengers are entitled to claim compensation for flight delay, cancellation or denied boarding as per EC Regulation 261/2004. Other EU air passenger rights include 'right to care' and refunds wherever applicable.


EC Regulation 261/2004 (dated 17 February 2005) applies to air passengers departing from any EU airport, or from a non-EU airport with an EU airline to an EU destination. Passengers must note that flight delay compensation is subject to certain conditions and exceptions. There will be no compensation for delays or cancellations caused by an extraordinary circumstance, under which such delays or cancellations becomes uncontrollable. An example of such situations includes bad weather or security concerns such as fear of a terror attack. In such situations, passengers will not be given any compensation.

Nevertheless, if there is a delay of more than 4 hours for a flight of 3500 km or more; delay of 3 hours or more in intra-community flight of 1500 km or more; and delay of 3 hours in case of flight under 1500 km, the passenger is entitled to claim compensation under EU norms as set by EU Regulation 261 of 2004. This entitlement is when the delay is not caused by extraordinary circumstances.

If you are an air passenger travelled with Finnair Airlines and your flight has been delayed or you have booked Finnair flight ticket and your flight has been cancelled (without any prior notice) or for reasons which could be under control of respective authority then according to EC Regulation 261/2004, Finnair airline flight passengers can claim compensation up to 600€ for flight delays. This takes into account the distance that you travel.

Within EU,

  • If you travel up to 1,500 km or less then you can claim up to €250
  • And over 1,500 km you can claim up to €400

Between EU Airport and Non-EU Airport

  • If you travel up to 1,500 km or less then you claim up to €250
  • If the distance is between 1,500 - 3,500 km then you claim up to €400
  • And if the distance is more than 3500 km and flight delays for more than 4 hours then you claim up to €600

Note: If you are travelling to a Non-European country from a Non-European country by a European Flight, EU 261 Rule won't apply to you. It is only applied in the case of EU based flights travelling within Europe or to or from an EU Member State.

Delayed Flight Distance Based Claim Amount


EC Regulation 261/2004 is a European law, it applies to EU airspace. You do not have to be an EU citizen to claim flight compensation. This means that you can claim on flights departing from any airport located in the EU (with any airline) or arriving in the EU (with an EU airline). Table in right clearly specifies whether you are eligible for compensation for your Alitalia flight delay.

Origin and Destination EU Airline Non-EU Airline
From Outside EU To Outside EU NO NO
From Outside EU To Inside EU YES NO
From Inside EU To Outside EU YES YES
From Inside EU To Inside EU YES YES


Passengers travelling within or from Europe can claim flight compensation for delays or cancellations of Finnair flights. Finnair also entertains compensation claims for flight delays due to flight damage, flight failure or other aviator delays. Managerial drawbacks such as flight overbooking or airport delays can be grounds for a claim from Finnair Airlines. Finnair Airlines is liable to pay the refund in all of the above situations, in accordance with the EU Passenger Right Regulation 261/2004.

Claim Flights is the perfect address to help you to claim your money back from the airlines without legal complications. Claim Experts take up your case on a No Win No Fee basis. Flight Delay Compensation Calculator calculates the exact amount that you are entitled to claim from Finnair airline. Claim professionals at Claim Flights make your claim case successful and you will receive fair compensation amount at the right time. With Claim Flights you have nothing to lose, but much to gain in the form of compensation.


Claim Flights specializes in EU compensation claims. Our team gives guidance, information and active support in filing compensation claims with the airline. Our in-house claim experts are available for discussions and chat on our website. There are other useful features on our website that benefit for a passenger who is not sure of his rights or the claim process. Our free Delayed Flights Compensation Calculator can be used by a passenger to know the amount of compensation that can be claimed from airlines. This gives a fair idea of what to expect from the airline. Our website also provides a step-by-step guide so that air passengers can know how the claim process works.

Claim Flights expert team file compensation claim for the passenger and follow up with the airlines. A commission is payable by the passenger to us only if we are successful in procuring compensation. Those who wish to pursue the matter on their own still get the benefit of the free resources such as free claim letter template on our website. So if you have any complaints regarding Finnair flight delays or cancellations you can contact Claim Flights at any time. Don't delay and claim your delayed flight compensation today.

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Claim Yourself Delayed Flight Compensation

If your flight was delayed for more than 3 hours or if your flight has been cancelled without prior notice of 2 weeks or if you were denied boarding due to overbooked flight, you can use our free flight delay claim letter template to write the letter to Finnair Airlines to claim compensation for your delayed / cancelled / overbooked flights in accordance with EU Regulation 261/2004. EC Regulation 261/2004 entitles European Union air passengers to claim up to 600€ compensation for flight delays of 3 hours or more, flight cancellations or for denied boarding.

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Passengers are often unaware of the law and end up claiming a very futile amount compared to what they are entitled to claim. At Claim Flights the exact compensation amount can be calculated with the help of the compensation calculator. Flight Delay Compensation Calculator can help you to calculate the amount to claim from Finnair Airlines for your delayed / cancelled flight. You can check for free the amount Airlines owe for you with our flight delay compensation calculator.

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Flight Delay Compensation Calculator
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E.g., 22.07.2019
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