Finnair Traffic Performance in July 2016

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

Number of passengers grew 5.5% year‐on‐year

In July, Finnair's overall capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres grew by 9.2 per cent and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres grew by 8.6 per cent year‐on‐year. Despite the strong growth, the passenger load factor was close to last year’s level at 88.7 per cent (89.1 per cent).

The capacity in Finnair’s largest traffic area, Asia, grew by 13.0 per cent in July, boosted in particular by the newly launched Fukuoka and Guangzhou routes, and traffic grew by 10.7 per cent. Capacity in American traffic increased by 24.8 per cent mainly due to increased Chicago frequencies, and traffic measured in RPK by 19.4 per cent.

The capacity in European traffic grew by 4.0 per cent, and traffic measured in RPK increased by 5.5 per cent year‐on‐year. At the same time, the capacity in domestic traffic contracted by 16.4 per cent mainly reflecting cancellations on the Rovaniemi route due to the renovation of the runway as well as adjustments of frequencies on other domestic routes, and traffic decreased by 12.5 per cent year‐on‐year.

In July, the cargo capacity in scheduled traffic measured in Available Tonne Kilometres grew by 7.2 per cent, and Revenue Tonne Kilometres increased by 13.8 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 July, 85.6 per cent of all Finnair flights arrived on schedule (89.3).

Traffic statistics for August 2016 will be published on Thursday, 8 September 2016.

Finnair Traffic Performance July 2016

July 2016  %-Change Year-to date 2016 %-Change
Total Traffic
Passengers   1000 1 033,7 5,5 6 387,1 8,5
Available   seat kilometres mill 3 099,4 9,2 19 732,6 7,4
Revenue   passenger kilometres mill 2 748,1 8,6 15 739,9 6,8
Passenger   load factor % 88,7 -0,4 p 79,8 -0,5 p
Cargo   tonnes total 12 925,6 15,9 83 925,3 14,9
Available   tonne kilometres mill 455,7 10,9 2 906,7 8,5
Revenue   tonne-kilometres mill 324,1 9,6 1 913,1 8,8
Overall   load factor % 71,1 -0,9 p 65,8 0,2 p
Europe
Passengers   1000 720,1 6,2 3 892,9 5,6
Available   seat kilometres mill 1 296,6 4,0 7 708,8 3,4
Revenue   passenger kilometres mill 1 160,1 5,5 6 102,5 3,8
Passenger   load factor % 89,5 1,3 p 79,2 0,3 p
North Atlantic
Passengers   1000 33,5 13,1 176,5 21,3
Available   seat kilometres mill 273,2 24,8 1 577,6 30,4
Revenue   passenger kilometres mill 238,0 19,4 1 276,9 25,9
Passenger   load factor % 87,1 -4,0 p 80,9 -2,9 p
Asia
Passengers   1000 172,7 10,4 1 025,4 5,4
Available   seat kilometres mill 1 464,9 13,0 9 556,5 7,3
Revenue   passenger kilometres mill 1 300,2 10,7 7 738,2 6,2
Passenger   load factor % 88,8 -1,8 p 81,0 -0,8 p
Domestic
Passengers   1000 107,5 -7,1 1 218,9 12,7
Available   seat kilometres mill 64,7 -16,4 889,7 11,5
Revenue   passenger kilometres mill 49,9 -12,5 622,3 11,8
Passenger   load factor % 77,1 3,4 p 69,9 0,2 p
Cargo Traffic
Cargo   scheduled traffic total tonnes 11 439,4 16,3 73 484,8 15,1
Europe   tonnes 2 330,2 37,1 14 746,6 22,8
North   Atlantic tonnes 848,9 18,6 5 270,9 17,1
Asia   tonnes 8 148,4 11,6 52 450,4 13,0
Domestic   tonnes 111,9 -8,9 1 016,9 6,9
Cargo   flights, tonnes** 1 486,3 13,3 10 417,9 13,4
Cargo   tonnes total 12 925,6 15,9 83 925,3 14,9
Available   tonne kilometres* mill 132,3 7,5 857,7 7,3
Revenue   tonne kilometres mill 78,1 12,7 505,1 15,0
Available   sched.cargo tonne kms*, mill. 124,0 7,2 801,7 7,5
Revenue sched.cargo   tonne kms, mill. 70,7 13,8 452,3 14,7
Cargo load   factor* % 59,0 2,7 p 58,9 3,9 p
- North-Atlantic cargo load factor* % 33,8 -1,9 p 40,2 -0,3 p
- Asia cargo load factor* % 64,0 4,7 p 61,2 4,6 p
Scheduled traffic Cargo load factor*, %  57,0 3,3 p 56,4 3,5 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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