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Finnair meals on domestic flights within Finland and Europe can be purchased from the Finnair Sky bistro menu. Economy class passengers on European flights can also pre-order a meal from a range of pre-paid options. On long-haul services, meals are still included in the price of your ticket.

European Flights

All economy class passengers flying on Finnair services within Europe receive complimentary tea, coffee or blueberry juice. For food options, you can purchase items from the Finnair Nordic Kitchen menu. You can also upgrade your inflight meal and pre-order from a wide range of inflight meal options. More on that right here.

You’ll find a copy of that inflight menu right here.

Long Haul Routes

Meals on long haul routes are still free on Finnair, depending on your flight time you will receive one or two meal services. Additional snacks, as well as alcoholic drinks, can be purchased from the inflight menu.

On flights to Bangkok only soft drinks, juice and water are free. Beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages can be purchased.

On flights to Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul and Delhi soft drinks, juices, water, beer and wine are all served free of charge. For anything else, you can purchase it from the inflight menu.

Long Haul Pre Order

It’s possible to upgrade your first meal service on long haul flights of Finnair. Upgrade meals on long haul routes will be similar to business class meals and include silverware as well as being served on porcelain dishes.

Upgraded pre-order meals must be ordered at least 24 hours before departure on flights departing from Helsinki.

Pre-order meal information can be viewed right here.


Special meals should be pre-ordered at least 24 hours before departure and are available on all Finnair intercontinental flights in economy class and business class on European and intercontinental flights.

Special meals that can be ordered include:

Bland Meal, Low Sugar/Fat, Gluten Free, Low calorie, Low cholesterol, Low sodium, Low lactose, Hindu (from Helsinki, Delhi and Goa), Asian Vegetarian, Kosher, Moslem, Children’s’ Meal, Fruit platter (business class only), Raw vegetarian meal (business class only), Seafood Meal (business class only) Vegan, Vegetarian Lacto Ovo and Special Meal.

For further special meals information for Finnair check here.


Passengers on long-haul flights can choose their meal in advance; usually, there will be meat, fish and vegetarian options to choose from inflight. Finnair works with a number of celebrity chefs to create signature menus. 

Flights from Japan and China feature dishes created by Chefs Rika Maezawa and Steven Liu. Renowned Nordic chefs design the airline meal concepts on flights from Helsinki.

Business Class Pre Order

Pre-order meals must be placed at the latest 24 hours before departure see here for further information.

You can view your inflight menu options on your next Finnair long haul business class flight here.


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