Special cargo products

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Prior to sending special cargo, such as animals, dangerous goods or valuables, you should familiarize yourself with some of the specifics. On these pages you can find information on different types of special cargo, as well as their packaging requirements and instructions.

Finnair carries most special cargo both as FIRST or BUSINESS products, depending on your transport needs.

Read more about FIRST priority cargo Read more about BUSINESS standard cargo

To find more information please choose the special cargo type you wish to send.

Note! Finnair has placed an embargo concerning hunting trophies, including their skin/hide and all articles made from or containing parts of such animals.

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Dangerous goods

Dangerous goods are articles or substances that are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property or the environment, and which are shown on the list of dangerous goods in IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, or which are classified according to those regulations.

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Live animals

Our professional team is available to offer you flexible logistics solutions from Finnair Cargo’s extensive network and air cargo products.

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Seafood Seafood


With decades of experience, we offer an ideal solution for fresh fish and seafood deliveries through our Helsinki hub. Read more about our world-class temperature control expertise, optimised handling times and daily frequencies.

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Vulnerable cargo can consist of various equipment or sensitive goods that need special handling and protection. With years of experience, we offer a trusted service with complete peace of mind.

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We treat your valuable shipments with special attention to ensure safe and secured transport.

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Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceuticals


We have IATA CEIV certified facilities and processes for handling for handling temperature-sensitive pharma shipments. Read more about our pharma service.

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Perishables Perishables


In addition to our state-of-the-art COOL hub at Helsinki Airport, we offer a dedicated facility and  special operating procedures to minimize temperature excursions for temperature sensitive perishables.

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Mail service has been part of Finnair’s offering since the very first flight in 1924. Today, our extensive network provides frequent connections for modern mail transport.

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