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Contemporary SAS Business Lounge, Helsinki Vantaa Airport

There is a very small SAS/Star Alliance Business Class Lounge in Terminal 1. The lounge is open to Star Alliance Gold, SAS EuroBonus Pandion members, SAS Plus and SAS Business travelers. I dare Frequent Flyers to complain about the services

Convenient and Friendly Holiday Inn Vantaa Airport, Finland

Now in Helsinki, Finland for two nights before flying home, we originally booked a hotel in the center of town. Rethinking that decision after one night at the excellent Holiday Inn Helsinki-Vantaa Airport pre-Ivalo, we cancelled the central Helsinki hotel.

Norwegian Air Economy Class B737-800 Ivalo-Helsinki

The only available flights from Ivalo back to Helsinki was on either Finn Air or Norwegian Air. Finn Air was my preference but Norwegian Air had a rock-bottom price of around $50 USD one way. Founded in 1993, Norwegian is the third largest low-cost

Quick Tour of Ivalo Airport, Finland’s Northernmost Airport

It’s difficult to find much to say about little Ivalo Airport, Finland’s northernmost airport. Only Finn Air ad Norwegian Air Shuttle operate flights to Ivalo during the winter. Thomson Airways, Transavia, SAS and Rust offer seasonal flights. The airport is located

Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Finland

Helsinki Vantaa Airport may be small by some standards but international passenger surveys consistently rate it as one of Europe’s best. Helsinki (HEL), also known as Vantaa Airport is located in Vantaa, 17 kilometers/10 miles north of Helsinki. It is

Fly Lufthansa and Finn Air: A321 Frankfurt-Helsinki-Ivalo

Leg two of the journey from Frankfurt to Helsinki is on Lufthansa Airbus 321 with 3-3 seating in both Economy and Business Class. Waiting at the Lufthansa podium for the late flight to be cleaned and then boarded, staff announced that