Finnair Traffic Performance in December 2014
Finnair Plc Stock Exchange Release 8 January 2015 at 09:00 EET
In December, Finnair's overall capacity decreased by 1.5 per cent and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres grew by 0.2 per cent year‐on‐year. Passenger load factor was 77.0 per cent.
The capacity in Asian traffic decreased by 4.2 per cent and the traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres by 3.2 per cent year‐on‐year.
The capacity in European traffic increased by 1.5 per cent and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres by 4.3 per cent year‐on‐year.
In October–December, the passenger unit revenue* per available seat kilometre increased by 1.8 per cent year‐on‐year and totalled 5.26 euro cents.
“In the last quarter of 2014, the passenger unit revenue increased for the first time since the first quarter of 2013, This positive development resulted mainly from the improved passenger loads factors in almost all traffic areas,” says Finnair CFO Erno Hildén.
In cargo, traffic measured in revenue tonne kilometres decreased by 0.9 per cent and the overall capacity grew by 8.5 per cent year‐on‐year. The load factor fell by 5.8 percentage points year-on-year and was 61.6 per cent.
In December, 82.2 per cent of all flights arrived on schedule (82.9).
Finnair changed its traffic reporting practices at the beginning of the winter season and discontinued reporting leisure traffic as a separate traffic area. These changes were communicated on 7 November 2014 with a separate release.
*Unit revenue = Ticket revenue/ASK .
|Jan -Dec 2014||Change
|Available seat kilometres, mill||2,405.0||-1.5||30,888.8||-0.9|
|Revenue passenger kilometres, mill||1,852.8||0.2||24,771.7||0.0|
|Passenger load factor, %||77.0||1.3 p||80.2||0.7 p|
|Available tonne kilometres, mill||361.9||-2.2||4,644.3||-1.4|
|Revenue tonne kilometres, mill||235.4||-0.2||3,130.2||0.7|
|Overall load factor, %||65.0||1.3 p||67.4||1.4 p|
|Available seat kilometres, mill||888.0||1.5||12,239.4||0.9|
|Revenue passenger kilometres, mill||693.0||4.3||9,649.3||1.0|
|Passenger load factor, %||78.0||2.1 p||78.8||0.1 p|
|Available seat kilometres, mill||159.7||1.0||1,776.8||-6.2|
|Revenue passenger kilometres, mill||122.5||0.9||1,512.1||-7.5|
|Passenger load factor, %||76.7||-0.1 p||85.1||-1.2 p|
|Available seat kilometres, mill||1,234.8||-4.2||15,564.4||-2.0|
|Revenue passenger kilometres, mill||950.9||-3.2||12,741.4||-0.3|
|Passenger load factor, %||77.0||0.8 p||81.9||1.4 p|
|Available seat kilometres, mill||122.5||3.4||1,308.1||4.1|
|Revenue passenger kilometres, mill||86.3||6.6||868.9||6.6|
|Passenger load factor, %||70.5||2.1 p||66.4||1.6 p|
|Cargo scheduled traffic total, tonnes||9,129.4||1.5||115,470.6||1.2|
|- Europe, tonnes||1,901.8||3.1||23,949.2||1.8|
|- North Atlantic, tonnes||661.1||-3.4||7,646.3||-0.5|
|- Asia, tonnes||6,403.2||1.3||82,063.2||1.2|
|- Domestic, tonnes||163.3||13.0||1,811.9||-2.1|
|Cargo leisure traffic, tonnes||0.0||-||0.0||-|
|Cargo flights, tonnes**||2,188.2||-20.9||33,670.4||3.6|
|Cargo tonnes total||11,317.5||-3.8||149,140.9||1.7|
|Available cargo tonne kilometres*, mill.||112.9||8.5||1,420.4||-1.3|
|Revenue cargo tonne kilometres, mill.||69.6||-0.9||912.4||2.7|
|Cargo load factor*, %||61.6||-5.8 p||64.2||2.6 p|
|- North-Atlantic cargo load factor*, %||47.6||-17.1 p||52.0||-2.6 p|
|- Asia cargo load factor*, %||60.2||-6.5 p||63.5||2.6 p|
Cargo ATK's for the year 2013 are restated due to more accurate metrics implemented in calculation.
* 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
Traffic statistics for January are published on Monday, 9 February 2015.
Finnair communications, 358 9 818 4020, comms(a)finnair.com
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