Finnair Traffic Performance in August 2016

Finnair Plc         Stock Exchange Release         8 September 2016 at 09:00 am EET

Number of passengers grew 2.3% year‐on‐year

In August, Finnair's overall capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres grew by 7.5 per cent and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres grew by 3.5 per cent year‐on‐year. The passenger load factor declined by 3.2 percentage points year-on-year to 83.1 per cent.

The capacity in Finnair’s largest traffic area, Asia, grew by 12.3 per cent in August, boosted in particular by the newly launched Fukuoka and Guangzhou routes, and traffic grew by 5.4 per cent. Capacity in American traffic increased by 17.2 per cent, mainly due to increased Chicago frequencies, and traffic measured in RPK increased by 8.0 per cent.

The capacity in European traffic grew by 1.2 per cent, and traffic measured in RPK increased by 0.5 per cent year‐on‐year. The capacity in domestic traffic contracted by 0.7 per cent, and traffic decreased by 0.8 per cent year‐on‐year.

In August, the cargo capacity in scheduled traffic measured in Available Tonne Kilometres grew by 4.9 per cent, and Revenue Tonne Kilometres increased by 8.7 per cent year on year. In addition, Finnair’s total freight capacity includes two weekly freighter flights between Helsinki and Brussels and two weekly freighter flights shared with IAG between Helsinki and London, both operated by DHL.

In August, 88.9 per cent of all Finnair flights arrived on schedule (91.9).

Traffic statistics for September 2016 will be published on Monday, 10 October 2016.

Finnair Traffic Performance August 2016

August 2016   %-Change Year-to date   2016 %-Change
Total Traffic
Passengers   1000 981,7 2,3 7 295,3 6,6
Available   seat kilometres mill 3 045,8 7,5 22 778,4 7,4
Revenue   passenger kilometres mill 2 530,9 3,5 18 270,7 6,3
Passenger   load factor % 83,1 -3,2 p 80,2 -0,8 p
Cargo tonnes   total 12 490,3 9,6 96 415,6 14,2
Available   tonne kilometres mill 450,4 9,4 3 357,1 8,6
Revenue   tonne-kilometres mill 302,6 4,2 2 215,7 8,2
Overall   load factor % 67,2 -3,4 p 66,0 -0,3 p
Europe
Passengers   1000 633,8 2,3 4 526,7 5,1
Available   seat kilometres mill 1 216,5 1,2 8 925,2 3,1
Revenue   passenger kilometres mill 960,4 0,5 7 062,9 3,3
Passenger   load factor % 78,9 -0,6 p 79,1 0,2 p
North Atlantic
Passengers   1000 30,8 2,5 207,3 18,1
Available   seat kilometres mill 263,9 17,2 1 841,5 28,4
Revenue   passenger kilometres mill 219,0 8,0 1 495,8 22,9
Passenger   load factor % 83,0 -7,1 p 81,2 -3,6 p
Asia
Passengers   1000 170,6 5,2 1 196,0 5,4
Available   seat kilometres mill 1 460,1 12,3 11 016,6 7,9
Revenue   passenger kilometres mill 1 282,4 5,4 9 020,7 6,1
Passenger   load factor % 87,8 -5,8 p 81,9 -1,4 p
Domestic
Passengers   1000 146,4 -1,0 1 365,4 11,1
Available   seat kilometres mill 105,3 -0,8 995,1 10,1
Revenue   passenger kilometres mill 69,1 -0,8 691,4 10,4
Passenger   load factor % 65,6 -0,0 p 69,5 0,2 p
Cargo Traffic
Cargo   scheduled traffic total tonnes 11 210,6 12,3 84 695,5 14,7
Europe   tonnes 2 220,0 37,4 16 966,5 24,5
North   Atlantic tonnes 884,2 22,8 6 155,1 17,9
Asia   tonnes 7 972,3 6,1 60 422,7 12,1
Domestic   tonnes 134,2 1,3 1 151,1 6,2
Cargo   flights, tonnes** 1 279,7 -9,5 11 697,5 10,3
Cargo   tonnes total 12 490,3 9,6 96 415,6 14,2
Available   tonne kilometres* mill 129,7 5,0 987,4 7,0
Revenue   tonne kilometres mill 76,0 6,3 581,1 13,7
Available   sched.cargo tonne kms*, mill. 121,8 4,9 923,4 7,1
Revenue   sched.cargo tonne kms, mill. 69,4 8,7 521,7 13,8
Cargo load   factor* % 58,6 0,7 p 58,8 3,5 p
- North-Atlantic cargo load factor* % 37,9 2,4 p 39,9 0,1 p
- Asia cargo load factor* % 63,1 2,2 p 61,4 4,3 p
Scheduled traffic Cargo load factor*, %   57,0 1,9 p 56,5 3,3 p

* Operational calculatory capacity

** Including purchased traffic

– Change %: Change compared to the figures of the respective periods in the previous year (p = percentage points)

– Available seat kilometres, ASK: Total number of seats available, multiplied by the number of kilometres flown

– Revenue passenger kilometres, RPK: Number of revenue passengers carried, multiplied by kilometres flown

– Passenger load factor: Share of revenue passenger kilometres of available seat kilometres

– Available tonne kilometres, ATK: Number of tonnes of capacity for carriage of passengers, cargo and mail, multiplied by kilometres flown

– Revenue tonne kilometres, RTK: Total revenue load consisting of passengers, cargo and mail, multiplied by kilometres flown

– Overall load factor: Share of revenue tonne kilometres of available tonne kilometres

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