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Finnair Reports June 2009 Traffic

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Finnair traffic in June 2009 was 13.4% and the number of passengers carried 12.2% below the figures for June 2008. Weak demand reduced the average price per passenger kilometers more than 18% in the second quarter of 2009.

"The demand in air traffic is still weakening and Finnair has reduced capacity accordingly," said Finnairīs SVP Public Affairs and Communications Christer Haglund. "Capacity was slashed by 14.2%, resulting in a passenger load factor 0.6 percentage points higher than last year, 74%."

Of Finnair's flights, 89% arrived on schedule, which represents an improvement of 7.9 percentage points from last year. The scheduled passenger  traffic punctuality percentage rose from June last year by 8.2 percentage points to 90.5%.

Finnair traffic altogether decreased by 13.4%, measured in revenue passenger kilometres. Capacity decreased by 14.2%. Passenger load factor was 0.6  percentage points higher than year before, 74.0% while the number of passengers carried  decreased by 12.2% to 641,989.

Scheduled traffic decreased by 11.6%, measured in revenue passenger kilometres. Capacity decreased by 13% and the passenger load factor was 1.1 percentage points higher than a year before at 71.8%. The number of passengers carried decreased by 9.2% to 544,823.

Scheduled international traffic, decreased by 11.7%, measured in revenue passenger kilometres. Capacity decreased by 12.7%. Passenger load factor was 0.8 percentage points higher than year before, 72.3%. Number of passengers carried decreased by 10.2% and was 451,966.

European scheduled traffic decreased by 10.3%, measured in revenue passenger kilometres. Capacity decreased by 9.4%. Passenger load factor was 0.7 percentage points lower than year before, 71.8%. The number of passengers carried decreased by  9.2% to 350,254.

North Atlantic scheduled traffic increased by 16%, measured in revenue passenger kilometres. Capacity increased by 18.6%. Passenger load factor was 2 percentage points lower than year before, 85.9%. The number of passengers carried  increased by 15.9% to 17,232.

Asian scheduled traffic decreased by 16.3% while capacity decreased by 18.2%. The passenger load factor was 1.6  percentage points higher than a year before at 70.7%, and the number of passengers carried decreased by 17.7% to 84,480.

Domestic scheduled traffic decreased by 9.1% while capacity decreased by 18.2%. The passenger load factor was 6 percentage points higher than a year before at 60.5%. The number of passengers carried
decreased by 3.8% to 92,857.

Leisure traffic decreased by 20.6% and capacity decreased by 19.8%. The passenger load factor was 0.9 percentage points lower than a year before at 85.4%. The number of passengers carried decreased by 25.9% to 97,166.

Cargo traffic decreased by 20.7% in terms of cargo tonnes carried. The decrease in scheduled traffic was 21.7%. Cargo traffic decreased by 24.0% in Asian traffic, decreased by 12.8% in European traffic and decreased by 26.2% in North-Atlantic traffic.

Cargo traffic carried on chartered cargo flights decreased by 15.1%. The cargo load factor in the Far Eastern traffic was 71.2% and in the North Atlantic  traffic 44.5%.

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