Good Asia sale on Finnair (earns Avios) from London, Edinburgh, Manchester and Dublin

Finnair has decided to join Qatar Airways and Etihad in launching a strong sale.

Finnair is focussed on routes to Asia.  What makes this sale attractive is that:

you can start from London (although you save more if you start in Dublin)

Finnair flights earn Avios and British Airways tier points

Finnair is flying brand new A350 aircraft on many routes with excellent business class seats

You can read my review of the new Finnair A350 business class seat here.  The 1-2-1 configuration is a major improvement over Club World.

Finnair A350 350

Click here to see the prices out of London (and Edinburgh and Manchester) in both business and economy class.

In summary, in business:

  • Xi’an – £1,230
  • Chongqing – £1,250
  • Delhi – £1,315
  • Bangkok – £1,315
  • Guangzhou – £1,340
  • Beijing – £1,340
  • Krabi – £1,375
  • Ho Chi Minh City – £1,385
  • Phuket – £1,385
  • Seoul – £1,385
  • Hong Kong – £1,425
  • Singapore – £1,465

If you can get to Dublin the deals get even better.  Click here to see the Dublin prices.  In summary:

  • Bangkok – €1,400 (£1,180)
  • Krabi – €1,489 (£1,255)
  • Ho Chi Minh City – €1,506 (£1,270)
  • Phuket – €1,498 (£1,260)

Other destinations from Dublin seem to be pricier than London.

All of these deals must be booked by 15th September.  Travel dates vary by destination.  The Finnair website is here.

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  1. The travel dates seem more restrictive than that – Seoul from London says “Travel between: 07-09-2016 – 31-12-2016”

  2. Yeah, only good to 08/12/16 which is poor.

    Finnair prices for LHR-BKK in April 17 are a madness £2100 against £1200 previously.

    • Not sure about LHR but as of last week you could get EDI-BKK for about £1250 on TK and £1550 KLM. EY and QR were about £1800 I think but may or may not have gone lowe in sales.

  3. Doesn’t seem worth going to Dublin for that price difference to be honest

  4. Not sure when the lowest entry fare dates are but hard to find attractive fares in this sale tbh.

  5. It’s easy to build in a stopover in HEL for >24 hours. This saves on UK APD which will reduce the fare by about £100 if in J.

  6. Huh, waited on this for ages, finally gave up and last week I booked 2XRTN J EDI-BKK on KLM at ca £200pp more. No great loss as my dates for outward travel were to early for seasonal EDI flights so it would have meant added hassle getting to MAN or LHR. Also given new rules on RFS from regions the FB miles earned on KLM are likely worth more to me than avios on AY. AFKLM will likely have a sale now too but at least the flights I got allow me to cancel for €150 or change for €120.

  7. AY new J on A350 is a good but not excellent. One would be disappointed having flown any of the reverse herringbone seats with QR, CX or even AA.

    • I understood that the new AY seat is the most up to date version of the CX seat but perhaps I’m misinformed, have not flown AY a350 yet.

  8. My AV is blocking the links to the AY website because of the referral link.

  9. is there any schedule showing how and when they’re rolling out the A350s? They’re old business class seating is somewhat less appealing.