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Asian Traffic Continues to Grow for Finnair

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In October 2008, Finnair’s Asian traffic grew 18.1% over the same month last year. The number of passengers carried on Finnair’s Asian flights in October was 124,289, or 18.1% more than in October 2007. Finnair increased its capacity and succeeded to fill the aircraft in a quiet market situation, but due to the world’s financial crisis the amount of business travel decreased.

Finnair traffic increased by 11.7% in October, while capacity was up by 9.2%, resulting in a passenger load factor of 78.2% or 1.7 points higher than last year. Finnair transported a total of 751,916 passengers, which is 4.8% more than a year ago.

Finnair scheduled traffic increased by 12.6% compared to October last year. The number of passengers carried on scheduled flights was 630 908, which is 3.7% more than in 2007. Passenger load factor in scheduled passenger traffic was 76.8%, 1.9 percentage points higher than last year. RPKs in European traffic increased by 5.9% and passenger load factor increased by 1.1 percentage points to 68.2%.

Leisure flights’ passenger load factor increased by 1 percentage point to 84.2% compared to the previous year.

Arrival punctuality of Finnair flights was 85.4%, which is 3 percentage points higher than in October 2007. Arrival punctuality of scheduled flights went up 3 points to 87.1%

In scheduled traffic (international + domestic) revenue passenger kilometres increased by 12.6%. The change in capacity was 9.8%. Passenger load factor was 76.8%, 1.9 percentage points higher than last year.

In scheduled international traffic, the total number of passengers was up by 8.8%. Capacity in ASKs was 11.4%, while RPKs increased by 13.8%.

In European scheduled traffic, ASKs increased by 4.1%, and as RPKs increased by 5.9%, the passenger load factor was 68.2%, up 1.1 points from previous year.

In North Atlantic scheduled traffic, capacity increased by 20%. Change in RPKs was 20.1%, and passenger load factor for was 91.8%, 0.1 points higher than previous year.

In Asian scheduled traffic, capacity increase was 16.2%. The passenger traffic was up by 18.1% while the passenger load factor was 82.9%, 1.3 percentage points up.

Domestic scheduled traffic decreased by 9.6% on a capacity decrease of 13.8%. Passenger load factor increased by 2.8 percentage points to 59.5%.

Leisure Traffic

ASKs for leisure traffic increased in October by 6.8%, and RPKs increased by 8%, resulting in a passenger load factor of 84.2%, 1 point higher than last year.

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