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Is Finnair Good? Hong Kong to Helsinki on Finnair AY70


Finnair promotes itself as the short and impliedly fast mode of transportation between Asia and Europe. From or to Hong Kong that is misleading: for many European destinations, there are shorter direct flights. However, Finnair does sometimes have competitive pricing. Their offers from Hong Kong are on their clear and helpfully straightforward website.

A Pleasant Hop: Hong Kong to Manila with Cathay

This trip was with Cathay on flight CX919.

At the Airport

I checked in at Hong Kong airport a couple of hours before departure and the gate agent told me that I had been given an upgrade from economy to business. I had heard that upgrades are quite common on flights to the Philippines but as I had not flown there for a long time this was my first occasion to experience this personally.