Finnair has announced its flown more than one million passengers in a single month for the first time since February 2020.
Carrying 1,062,500 passengers in July of 2023 this represented an increase of 6.3% over numbers reported one year prior in 2022. While also being a 6.5% increase from June 2023s perfomance.
In regards to on-time perfomance Finnair noted that 81.3% of flights arrived on schedule. Meanwhile, cargo figures also saw a substantial increase thanks to a cooperation with Qatar Airways and an increase in their Asian capacity.
The recovery for Finnair is hugely encouraging as they report a solid summer thus far.
While Finnair were largely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and subsequent airspace closure saw their operations also widely impacted.
For passenger numbers with Asian traffic there was an increase by 64.2% from the year prior. However, North Atlantic traffic decreased by 45.3%.
Finnair currently has 52 in-service aircraft with its largest fleet type measured by active units being the A350 series. 19 of these operate and it comprises 34% of the total flying fleet.