Finnair Traffic Performance in May 2015

Number of passengers grew by 5.7 per cent year‐on‐year

Finnair Plc.  Stock Exchange Release 8 June 2015 at 09:00 EET

In May, Finnair's overall capacity measured in Available Passenger Kilometres grew by 1.5 per cent and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres by 0.6 per cent year‐on‐year. Passenger load factor was 75.0 per cent.

The capacity in Asian traffic decreased by 2.4 per cent and the traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres by 3.1 per cent year‐on‐year.

The capacity in European traffic grew by 4.1 per cent and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres by 3.1 per cent year‐on‐year. 

In May, the cargo capacity in scheduled traffic, measured in Available Tonne Kilometres grew by 6.0 per cent and Revenue Tonne Kilometres decreased by 6.2 per cent year-on-year.  Cargo load factor in scheduled traffic was 51.9 per cent. The cargo overall figures reflect a structural change from the comparison period, as Finnair withdrew from the use of leased NGA freighter aircraft capacity in Asian traffic. In May, the cargo traffic consisted almost entirely of belly cargo on scheduled flights.

In May, 91.0 per cent of all flights arrived on schedule (89.3).

Traffic statistics for June are published on Tuesday, 7 July 2015.

Finnair Traffic Performance May 2015

May 2015   %-Change   Year-to date 2015   %-Change
Total Traffic
Passengers 1000 865,8 5,7 3 960,4 3,2
Available seat kilometres mill 2 645,3 1,5 12 861,5 2,1
Revenue passenger kilometres mill 1 983,8 0,6 9 945,0 1,0
Passenger load factor % 75,0 -0,7 p 77,3 -0,9 p
Cargo tonnes total 10 301,1 -20,3 50 963,9 -16,2
Available tonne kilometres mill 384,3 -2,6 1 883,7 -1,2
Revenue tonne-kilometres mill 238,7 -6,4 1 192,8 -4,5
Overall load factor % 62,1 -2,5 p 63,3 -2,2 p
Europe
Passengers 1000 562,0 4,3 2 380,9 4,7
Available seat kilometres mill 1 143,7 4,1 5 044,4 5,3
Revenue passenger kilometres mill 858,6 3,1 3 803,3 2,6
Passenger load factor % 75,1 -0,7 p 75,4 -2,0 p
North Atlantic
Passengers 1000 15,2 1,7 91,5 2,4
Available seat kilometres mill 116,3 5,5 812,8 7,8
Revenue passenger kilometres mill 100,6 2,5 652,0 3,0
Passenger load factor % 86,5 -2,5 p 80,2 -3,7 p
Asia
Passengers 1000 127,3 -2,9 676,0 0,2
Available seat kilometres mill 1 267,5 -2,4 6 388,9 -0,4
Revenue passenger kilometres mill 951,8 -3,1 5 062,3 -0,5
Passenger load factor % 75,1 -0,5 p 79,2 -0,1 p
Domestic
Passengers 1000 161,3 20,1 812,0 1,9
Available seat kilometres mill 117,8 20,4 615,4 -3,3
Revenue passenger kilometres mill 72,7 21,2 427,4 1,5
Passenger load factor % 61,7 0,4 p 69,4 3,3 p
Cargo Traffic
Cargo scheduled traffic total tonnes 9 064,9 -8,3 44 451,6 -2,3
Europe tonnes 1 784,8 -19,5 8 580,9 -10,1
North Atlantic tonnes 500,1 -13,9 3 160,8 -4,1
Asia tonnes 6 644,4 -4,4 32 008,4 0,3
Domestic tonnes 135,6 -4,8 701,5 -7,7
Cargo flights, tonnes** 1 236,2 -59,3 6 512,3 -57,5
Cargo tonnes total 10 301,1 -20,3 50 963,9 -16,2
Available tonne kilometres* mill 114,5 -9,6 560,8 -2,9
Revenue tonne kilometres mill 61,3 -21,8 303,0 -17,5
Available sched.cargo tonne kms*, mill. 107,1 6,0 522,2 13,3
Revenue sched.cargo tonne kms, mill. 55,6 -6,2 272,3 -1,1
Cargo load factor* % 53,5 -8,4 p 54,0 -9,6 p
- North-Atlantic cargo load factor* % 44,1 -8,6 p 42,5 -15,6 p
- Asia cargo load factor* % 54,9 -5,7 p 55,2 -6,4 p
Scheduled traffic Cargo load factor*, % 51,9 -6,7 p 52,2 -7,6 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

FINNAIR PLC

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