Finnair sees 13.8 percent surge in cargo in May

Finnair sees 13.8 percent surge in cargo in May

Posted By : STAT Times 08-06-2016 00:00:00

June 08, 2016: Finnair, flag carrier and largest airline of Finland, sees cargo capacity measured in Available Tonne Kilometres increase by 13.8 percent and Revenue Tonne Kilometres increase by 21.3 percent year on year in May.

In addition, Finnair’s total freight capacity includes two weekly freighter flights between Helsinki and Brussels and two weekly freighter flights shared with IAG between Helsinki and London, both operated by DHL.

In May, Finnair's overall capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres grew by 12.5 percent and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres grew by 9.4 percent year?on?year. The passenger load factor declined by 2.1 percent-points to 72.9 percent.

The capacity in Asian traffic grew by 12.1 percent in April, boosted in particular by the Fukuoka and Guangzhou routes opened during the month, while traffic grew by 6.2 percent.

Meanwhile, capacity in American traffic increased by as much as 116.7 percent due to the Miami and Chicago routes being operated this year, and traffic measured in RPK by 83.7 percent.

The capacity in European traffic grew by 3.2 percent, and traffic increased by 4.4 percent year?on?year. At the same time, the capacity in domestic traffic grew by 3.8 percent and traffic by 6.0 percent year?on?year.

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