Finnair’s traffic drop 98.7% in April

Finnair has released this report for April:

Finnair’s significant capacity reductions due to the coronavirus impact were clearly visible in all traffic figures

In April, Finnair carried 16,100 passengers which is 98.7% less than in the corresponding period of 2019. The overall capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres (ASK) decreased in April by 97.0%. Finnair’s traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres (RPKs) decreased by 99.1%. The Passenger Load Factor (PLF) decreased year-on-year by 57.5% points to 23.9%. All traffic figures were heavily impacted by the significant coronavirus related capacity reductions, which were visible especially in the North Atlantic figures as there were no flights to North America in April.

The ASK decline in Asian traffic was 99.4%. The North Atlantic capacity decreased by 100.0%. In European traffic, the ASKs were down by 93.2%. The ASKs in domestic traffic decreased by 96.1%.

RPKs decreased in Asian traffic by 99.4%, in North Atlantic traffic by 100.0%, in European traffic by 98.5% and in domestic traffic by 98.7%.

The PLF was 82.7% in Asian traffic, 17.5% in European traffic and 21.9% in domestic traffic, whereas there was no PLF figure in the North Atlantic traffic due to zero flights in April.

Passenger numbers decreased in Asian traffic by 99.3%, in North Atlantic traffic by 100.0%, in European traffic by 98.4% and in domestic traffic by 98.8%.

Available scheduled cargo tonne kilometres decreased by 99.2% year-on-year and revenue scheduled cargo tonne kilometres decreased by 99.5%, both due to the coronavirus impact. However, cargo related available tonne kilometres decreased by 88.7% and revenue tonne kilometres decreased by 85.5% and they include also the cargo only flights operated primarily between Asia and Europe. Finnair operated 124 (one-way) cargo only flights in April.

In April, 95.9% of all Finnair flights arrived on schedule (82.5%).

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