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Experience a Century of Finnish Flavor: Finnair 100 Menu Takes Flight

Discover Finnair's Centenary Menu and Milestone Celebrations on Long-Haul Flights

October 3, 2023

Photo: Courtesy of Finnair

Finnair, the celebrated airline with 100 years of aviation history, is taking passengers on a mouthwatering journey through time with its special Finnair 100 menu.

Starting September 27, 2023, passengers flying Business Class on long-haul flights departing from Helsinki can savor a unique gastronomic experience that pays homage to Finnair’s rich heritage.

The Centenary Menu: A Nostalgic Feast

The Finnair 100 menu is a culinary tribute to Finnair’s remarkable journey over the decades. It features updated recipes inspired by different periods in Finnair’s culinary history, allowing passengers to savor the flavors of the past while soaring toward their destinations.

Photo: Courtesy of Finnair

The starters reflect the 1980s and 1990s, while the main courses evoke the 1960s and 1970s.

Desserts like blueberry pie and sea buckthorn mousse showcase Finland’s culinary heritage with a contemporary twist.

Business Class Options

Business Class passengers can embark on this gastronomic journey with delicious Finnish appetizers, including roasted beetroot with goat cheese cream and a unique wasabi salmon roll with apricot miso (available on flights to Asia and the Middle East).

Photo: Courtesy of Finnair

A Finnish fish pasty with smoked vendace, mustard mayonnaise, and seaweed caviar awaits for flights to the United States.

The main course offerings are equally delightful, featuring options like beef chuck rolls with potato gratin, broiled rainbow trout with mashed potatoes, and a destination-specific third choice.

Don’t miss the chance to pre-order a Nordic classic – Finnair 100’s exclusive reindeer meatballs with mustard mashed potatoes and port wine sauce.

Sweet Endings

Cap off your meal with a delectable dessert selection, which includes a variety of cheeses or sweet treats like blueberry pie with cinnamon and mascarpone mousse and sea buckthorn mousse.

Cheese lovers will appreciate the rich selection sourced from smaller Finnish producers.

Photo: Premium Economy meal, Finnair 100. Courtesy of Finnair

Before landing, Business Class passengers can enjoy a second meal, either a light breakfast or a lighter lunch, depending on the flight.

A range of snacks is also available throughout the journey.

Premium Economy and Economy Class

Premium Economy passengers are treated to a gourmet experience with appetizers like roasted beetroot with goat cheese mousse, followed by a choice of mains such as beef goulash or chicken breast fillet.

Photo: Premium Economy meal, Finnair 100. Courtesy of Finnair

Conclude your meal with the classic Finnish treat: Fazer milk chocolate bar.

Depending on the flight, a second service offers breakfast, a light meal, or a snack.

Photo: Courtesy of Finnair

Lastly, Economy Class passengers are not left behind. A three-course meal, including quinoa and vegetable salad, meatballs with mashed potatoes, and a chocolate bar, ensures a satisfying journey.

A second meal, also varying by flight duration, provides additional nourishment.

European Flights: Taste Finnair’s Classics

Even on European flights, Finnair keeps the culinary traditions alive. Business Class travelers can enjoy classic Nordic starters and a rotating menu of main courses.

Photo: Courtesy of Finnair

Economy Class passengers can pre-order combo meals, pizzas, and chicken bowls for their journeys. For flights over four hours, warm meal options are available.

Finnair’s Finnair 100 menu promises to make your journey a voyage through the skies and a delightful culinary adventure. Don’t miss the chance to savor these timeless flavors as Finnair celebrates its centenary in style.