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9-Jun-2010 1:14 PM

Finnair passenger numbers up 3.1%, load factor also positive in May-2010

Finnair passenger numbers up 3.1% - traffic highlights in May-2010:

  • Passenger numbers: 589,100, +3.1% year-on-year;
    • Domestic: 98,200, +1.1%;
    • Europe: 319,900, +2.6%;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 14,300, +15.2%;
    • Asia Pacific: 98,800, +28.4%;
  • Passenger load factor: 70.7%, +1.6 ppt;
    • Domestic: 5.4%, -3.7 ppts;
    • Europe: 64.4%, -0.9 ppt;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 77.8%, +1.3 ppt;
    • Asia Pacific: 73.4%, +5.8 ppts;
  • Cargo volume: 11,170 tonnes, +72.3%. [more]

Finnair: “It’s excellent that demand returned after the problems of April. Scheduled traffic demand and the passenger load factor are again moving in the right direction, but aircraft still have room for additional demand,” Christer Haglund, SVP Communications. Source: Finnair, 08-Jun-2010.