Finnair Traffic Performance in October 2014

Finnair Plc. Stock Exchange Release 7 November 2014 at 09:00

Finnair is changing traffic reporting practices from the beginning of the winter season and will discontinue reporting leisure traffic as a separate traffic area. These changes were communicated on 7 November 2014 with a separate release.

In October, Finnair's overall capacity grew by 0.8 per cent and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres by 1.8 per cent year‐on‐year. Passenger load factor was 79.4 per cent.

The capacity in Asian traffic decreased by 2.1 per cent and the traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres by 0.8 per cent year‐on‐year.

European traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres grew by 6.1 per cent and capacity by 4.7 per cent year-on-year.

In cargo, traffic measured in revenue tonne kilometres decreased by 0.7 per cent and the overall capacity by 6.3 per cent year-on-year. The load factor improved by 3.7 percentage points from last year’s level and was 65.9 per cent.

In October, 92.3 per cent (90.3) of flights were on schedule.

Finnair Traffic Performance October 2014

October 2014  %-Change  Year-to date 2014  %-Change
Total Traffic
Passengers 1000 839,6 5,0 8 196,3 3,5
Available seat kilometres mill 2 676,0 0,8 26 169,9 -0,8
Revenue passenger kilometres mill 2 125,1 1,8 21 153,2 -0,5
Passenger load factor % 79,4 0,8 p 80,8 0,3 p
Cargo tonnes total 12 982,6 -3,2 125 392,6 2,7
Available tonne kilometres mill 398,3 -1,4 3 935,5 -1,2
Revenue tonne-kilometres mill 275,2 3,1 2 660,5 0,6
Overall load factor % 69,1 3,0 p 67,6 1,2 p
Europe
Passengers 1000 545,5 8,0 5 154,1 4,5
Available seat kilometres mill 1 146,5 4,7 10 443,3 0,8
Revenue passenger kilometres mill 888,9 6,1 8 287,2 0,4
Passenger load factor % 77,5 1,0 p 79,4 -0,3 p
North Atlantic
Passengers 1000 15,1 -6,0 190,7 -8,6
Available seat kilometres mill 116,0 -2,4 1 505,3 -7,6
Revenue passenger kilometres mill 100,2 -5,6 1 304,1 -8,9
Passenger load factor % 86,4 -3,0 p 86,6 -1,2 p
Asia
Passengers 1000 142,4 -1,9 1 442,2 -1,3
Available seat kilometres mill 1 315,5 -2,1 13 149,3 -1,6
Revenue passenger kilometres mill 1 073,1 -0,8 10 852,1 -0,5
Passenger load factor % 81,6 1,1 p 82,5 0,9 p
Domestic
Passengers 1000 136,6 2,8 1 409,4 6,9
Available seat kilometres mill 98,0 0,8 1 072,0 4,0
Revenue passenger kilometres mill 62,9 2,7 709,9 6,1
Passenger load factor % 64,2 1,2 p 66,2 1,3 p
Cargo Traffic
Cargo scheduled traffic total tonnes 10 478,7 -0,4 96 592,1 1,1
Europe tonnes 2 189,3 -3,8 19 992,2 1,5
North Atlantic tonnes 540,7 -12,6 6 305,8 -0,3
Asia tonnes 7 583,3 1,8 68 802,6 1,3
Domestic tonnes 165,3 -5,1 1 491,4 -3,4
Cargo flights, tonnes** 2 503,9 -13,3 28 800,5 8,4
Cargo tonnes total 12 982,6 -3,2 125 392,6 2,7
Available tonne kilometres* mill 120,7 -6,3 1211,7 -1,0
Revenue tonne kilometres mill 79,5 -0,7 766,6 3,6
Cargo load factor* % 65,9 3,7 p 63,3 2,8 p
- North-Atlantic cargo load factor* % 43,9 -6,8 p 52,0 -1,4 p
- Asia cargo load factor* % 66,8 4,4 p 62,3 2,7 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 November are published on Tuesday, 9 December 2014.

FINNAIR PLC

Further information:
Finnair communications, 358 9 818 4020, comms(a)finnair.com

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