Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Birmingham to Finland
Finland has resumed passenger flights from the UK, Ireland and South Africa. However, Finland's borders remain closed to non-resident foreign nationals entering the country, with some exemptions.
The Finnish Border Guard has is maintaining a list of countries with reduced border controls - travelers arriving from these countries will not need to self-isolate on arrival in Finland.
Nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland residing in Finland, and their family members may enter the country for some essential reasons.
As of 13 July, travel between Finland and countries in the EU/Schengen Zone and the UK as well as Algeria, Australia, South Korea, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay and China (provided that reciprocity is confirmed in the EU) will be permitted for work and other essential purposes for residents of these countries. Additionally, there is a special exemption allowing a quota of workers employed as berry pickers to travel from Thailand to Finland.
Travelers arriving from within the EU or a Schengen Member State may enter Finland if they are traveling for work or study in Finland. Healthcare professionals, transport personnel, diplomats, humanitarian aid workers, military personnel, travelers entering for imperative family reasons, and workers who commute to another country daily may also enter the country. More information is available at the Finnish Border Guard website.
All travelers arriving at the Helsinki airport from abroad will be offered a COVID-19 test. The test is voluntary and free of charge. All travelers arriving in Finland are eligible for free COVID-19 testing via the FINENTRY program.
On arrival, travelers will be directed to undergo a health examination and may be asked to undergo a COVID test even if they do not show symptoms. Testing is available at Helsinki-Vantaa airport and is free of charge.
People arriving in Finland from countries other than those mentioned earlier will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. The self-isolation period can be reduced if they provide 2 negative COVID test results. The first test should have taken place no more than 72 hours before boarding a flight to Finland, and the second test no earlier than 72 hours after the first test.
Nationals and residents of the above-named countries who are returning to their home countries through Finland may also transit through the country.
There are currently 35,404 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in FI and 874 deaths as of Apr 13 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "comfortable seats, quick flight"
Cons: "in-seat entertainment and a full salami sandwich instead of half for snack"
Pros: "Leg room"
Pros: "it’s wasnt a full flight, so that was nice"
Cons: "bus to the airplane was too warm and had to wait 10 minutes before actually letting us off"
Pros: "Staff were very nice. Flight arrived on time."
Cons: "App or website didn’t work for check in. Lines at the airport were very long. The flight was over booked so I didn’t get a seat until at the gate. Overall too much hassle. Food options in the plane were horrible for vegans/allergies"
Cons: "There was a group of ~20 French teenagers that did a lot of noise, like it was their own private field trip."
Cons: "Delayed boarding for no apparent reason. The plane was sitting on the tarmac for at least 2 hours before scheduled boarding."
Cons: "My bag was lost, exsept close I lost life-saving drags like insulin and other. I not live in Finland and don’t have there my medical record that can go in farmasy without medical prescription to buy medicin. Today is my 70 years burthday. This is a good present to celebrate. Thank you"
Pros: "Crew friendly"
Cons: "Waiting in the line long then expect"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Almost everything"
Pros: "The entertainment was wonderful the staff was nice."
Cons: "CONSTANT ANXIETY!! Our flight to Chicago was delayed. By 2 hours. This normally is not a big deal but it caused us to miss our connecting flight from Munich to Bremen. Then our new flight with a later time to Bremen was cancelled 20 minutes prior to boarding with no more flights to this area. The service center helped us redirect another flight to Hamburg, Germany. We had to fly to Vienna and then to Hamburg. We made it to Vienna after a 40 minute delay however, this delay caused us to miss our connecting flight once again. We were placed on an early flight the next morning to Hamburg which was an easy flight. When we got to luggage in Hamburg we noticed our luggage was missing. Supposably still in Munich. We then missed this flight and missed out on valuable time with friends who live in Germany."
Pros: "Nothing. But I did arrive on time"
Cons: "I will try to avoid Lufthansa if I can"
Pros: "Crew and food were fine and movie and tv options not bad"
Cons: "Music options were lacking"
Pros: "No problems and great food service"
Pros: "Food was excellent. Wide variety of entertainment options. Good German beer."
Cons: "Cramped seating in economy for the long flight with thin padding making me very aware of the knees of the man behind me."
Pros: "Everything in order and on time."
Cons: "I tried to reschedule due to a death in the family and due to the "small print" this was not possible. Then when I did travel, it turned out I didn't have the right for a piece luggage (again "small print"). I paid for the extra piece and I was double-charged (same amount withdrawn twice). Now I have opened a complained with Austrian and they haven't responded so far."
Cons: "Flight was delayed twice. 3 hour trip took 15 hours."
Pros: "Visa for India was not checked in Denver. Landed in Frankfurt and discovered that the visa was expired. Stuck in Frankfurt for 3 nights until new visa was issued. No babes the entire time I was in Germany. Arrived in Mumbai after paying the $350 US change fee and no bags. Bags finally arrived on Monday at 9AM Without clothes, toiletries and medications for 6 nights. Now I am delayed and will probably have to pay rebuke and fare change to extend my stay here."
Cons: "They lost my baggage for three days, and it would have been four if I didn’t drive to the distribution center to pick up my bag."
Pros: "Poor customer service dealing with bag delayed for 5 days, almost all of my holiday was over by the time the bag came and I was promised my bag would arrive on day 2, 3 and 4. Didn't arrive til 5th day"
Cons: "Late baggage, incompetent staff who each told me a different lie about when the bag would arrive"
Pros: "Usual good service for economy class on this airline"
Cons: "Nothing that i can think of."
Pros: "Crew, condition of planes, food all excellent"
Cons: "Connection at Frankfurt bad. Had to be unloaded from plane and put on buses and dumped at terminal. Extra 25 minutes plus customs and ran to make connecting international flight. They have a HUGE opportunity for improvement in the way they move people in Airport."
Pros: "Nothing, really; the seats—even those in business class–have a no-frills design, with hardly any recline to speak of. Okay for flights as short in duration as this one (about 50 minutes)."
Cons: "The delay in boarding, much of which was due to the fact that the plane wasn't ready for boarding in time because the tech service was delayed. It would seem this was at least in part something within the sphere of factors the airline is able to control. Also, there was an irritating, rumbling noise, sounding almost like an old propeller engine, during much of the plane's ascent. You'd think there would be some maintenance necessary."
Pros: "Seats felt softer."
Cons: "There was a delay."
Pros: "Amazing service."
Cons: "The seat-back screens were very annoying and not very responsive."
Cons: "Website is very difficult to navigate and use."
Cons: "Had requested vegetarian and was served vegan instead"
Pros: "Excellent, travel only with LH"
Cons: "The plane was a very noisy on take off."
Pros: "Very organized"
Pros: "No entertailment because of the short flight, but free beer or wine was nice and a sandwich!"
Pros: "Everyone are friends"
Cons: "See comments above."
Cons: "Got delayed from atl to wash. And my flight from wash to munich left."
Cons: "We were detained at the airport after boarding and then deboarding without information. The entire flight was locked in a room and not allowed to leave with very little explanation as to why. After 5 hours they let us board another plane. There was water and candy supplied as food. It was a joke for anyone with kids or the elderly. Nevermind anyone with health concerns. BAD way to manage a crisis in my opinion. We were treated like cattle. And these were NOT cheap tickets."
Pros: "The first leg of our flight came in late, but the staff at the airport already had someone waiting for us by the gate to escort us to the connecting flight. And the staff was extremely organized and transported our luggage so that it made it to the final destination with us. All this happened in under 30 minutes. Great service"
Cons: "-flight delays-no information provided-no information on gate changes-"
Pros: "Every crew Member show care and respect"
Cons: "I Did Not have Any unpleasant experiențe after 9 years coming back to Cluj"
Pros: "there was no entertainment - but it was a very short flight. Food was ok, service was great"
Cons: "Better boarding procedures. Everyone lined up at once and it took forever. What happened to boarding by rows? Also, paying an extra $35. for booking a seat is a total rip off. I usually fly Air France and have never had to buy a seat in coach."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats"
Pros: "Food is very good for airlines"
Cons: "No entertainment set unless you have a tablet"
Pros: "Crew were excellent entertainment was great, everything moved swiftly"
Cons: "Food was not much and not that tasty"
Cons: "I paid for a reserved window seat so I could sleep. The passenger next to me was such a large man his arms and shoulder came way over into my seat space and I had to sit in an awkward and very uncomfortable position twisting my back for the entire flight. I cannot believe I paid extra to be in this position. My back still hurts from being in that position for 9 hours. I was miserable the entire way. And I paid extra for this discomfort. The big guy was plenty comfortable as he took up my seat space and slept well. Not happy at all with the flight and how Lufthansa crams people into seats."
Pros: "Crew was nice, doing the best they could under the circumstances."
Cons: "Awful food, small seats. Exactly same as economy."
Cons: "Leg space is tight"
Pros: "With a long flight, just not enough seat or leg room for coach."
Cons: "Cramped seating."
Airlines flying from Birmingham to Finland have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Birmingham to Finland
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Birmingham to Finland
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Birmingham to Finland
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Birmingham to Finland
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Birmingham to Finland