HELSINKI
HELSINKI-VANTAA AIRPORTFlights operated by JAL depart from and arrive at Terminal 2.

Updated : 2016/1/4

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About transfers to non- oneworld airlines.

Transfers

Terminal map

Terminal 2 and Terminal 1 are connected through.

Passengers transferring to oneworld member airlines

The following oneworld member airlines are available at Helsinki Airport, and they are all located in Terminal 2.

  • Finnair (AY)
  • Air Berlin (AB)
  • British Airways (BA)
    (All 3 airlines arrive and depart at Terminal 2.)

About transfers to non- oneworld airlines.

Layout

Key to symbols

  • Arrival
  • Departure
  • Connection
  • Security Zone
  • Public Zone
  • Security Zone (no use)
  • Stairs/
    Escalator
  • Toilets
  • Bus
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Taxi
  • Information
  • Train
  • Parking

On the 2nd floor, there are Arrival bus gates and stairs/escalators to the 1st floor.
On the 1st floor, there are immigration control, toiletsand baggage claim.
Once you pass through customs, there are toilets, currency exchange offices and elevators
You can find buses and taxis outside.

Passengers in transit after arrival on JL413 should check the monitors (information boards) displaying information on flight departures to find the departure gate for their connecting flight. There will be staff members on standby after disembarkation, so please do not hesitate to ask if anything is unclear.

  • If you are transferring within Finland or to other Schengen Zone countries:
    After the Security check and Passport Control (Immigration), proceed to your departure gate.
  • Passengers with an IC passport who do not require a visa may use the automated lane.
    * There are times when it is not available.
  • Passengers traveling with infants and passengers using wheelchairs should use the manned window.
  • If you are transferring to a non-Schengen Zone country, proceed to your departure gate after the Security check (immigration procedures will take place in your destination country).

Boarding pass

  • Your connecting boarding pass will usually be issued at your departure airport in Japan. If you do not have your connecting boarding pass, please check in at your airline's transfer counter (Transfer Service), or at the departure gate.

Checked baggage (Re-check)

Please collect your checked baggage at the "final destination" recorded on the baggage claim tag that was issued upon departure. If you did not check your baggage through to your final destination, you will need to pass through Immigration at Helsinki Vantaa Airport, collect your baggage from the baggage claim area, and then re-check your baggage at the check-in counter for your connecting airline. Note: If you are transferring within Finland and you need to make a customs declaration, please do so at your first arrival point into Finland (Helsinki Vantaa Airport).

Lounge

Finnair Lounge (non-Schengen area)

Between gates 36 and 37 in Terminal 2

Finnair Lounge (Schengen area)

Upstairs near gate 25 in Terminal 2
There are stairs and an elevator near gate 22.

  • Please see the terminal map to find the locations of the lounges above.
  • Please see Using airport lounges for more information on the rules (eligibility) for using the lounges above.

Passengers transferring from oneworld member airlines to Japan Airlines

Layout

Key to symbols

  • Arrival
  • Departure
  • Connection
  • Security Zone
  • Public Zone
  • Security Zone (no use)
  • Stairs/
    Escalator
  • Toilets
  • Bus
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Taxi
  • Information
  • Train
  • Parking

At the 2nd floor Departure area, there are check-in counters, elevators, currency exchange offices, toilets.
Once you pass through security, there are currency exchange offices, elevators, toilets, Finnair Lounge and Tax Refund.
After passing through  immigration control and Auto gates for Japanese nationality holders, there are transit counters, toilets, Finnair Premium Lounge and Finnair Lounge.

Passengers transferring directly to JL414 after arrival at Helsinki Vantaa Airport should check the monitors (information boards) displaying information on flight departures to find the departure gate for their connecting flight. If anything is unclear, please ask at the transfers counter (Transfer Service).

  • If you are transferring from Finland or another Schengen Zone country, you will need to go through Immigration. For more information about Immigration, please check below.

    open in new windowImmigration

  • Japanese IC passport holders can use the automated departures gate.
    * There are times when it is not available.
  • Passengers traveling with infants and passengers using wheelchairs should use the manned window.
  • If you are traveling from a non-Schengen Zone country, you will need to undergo a Security check.

Check-in

Boarding passes for JL414 are usually issued when checking in with oneworld member airlines. If you do not have your boarding pass, please check in at the transfer counter (Transfer Service), or at the departure gate for JL414.

Checked baggage

If you are transferring from a oneworld member airline flight and you checked your baggage through to your final destination on departure, you do not need to collect it and re-check it at Helsinki Vantaa Airport.

Lounge

Finnair Lounge (non-Schengen area)

Between gates 36 and 37 in Terminal 2

  • For more information about this lounge, please check below.
  • Please see here for rules (eligibility) on using the Japan Airlines Lounge.

Minimum Connecting Time (Approximate)

Japan Airlines → Finnair (AY) 40 minutes
Japan Airlines → British Airways (BA)
Finnair (AY) (Within Finland / Schengen) → Japan Airlines 35 minutes
Finnair (AY) (non-Schengen) → Japan Airlines 40 minutes
British Airways (BA) → Japan Airlines
  • IMPORTANT

    • Please be aware that transfer times can sometimes be longer.
    • Depending on the connecting airline, connecting times may be longer than those listed above.
    • For more information, please contact the Japan Airlines Reservations Center.

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