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Finnish airports see 96% fewer passengers in June

Published : 02 Aug 2020, 23:39

Updated : 03 Aug 2020, 01:04

  DF Report

Helsinki Airport. File Photo Finavia.

A total of 100,712 passengers used Finnish airports in June, posting a 96 per cent drop in the number from one year before, according to the Statistics Finland.

The number of passengers, however, more than doubled compared with that in May 2020.

There were 82,054 passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 18,658 passengers at other domestic airports in June 2020. Helsinki Airport accounted for 81 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In June, the number of passengers at Helsinki Airport decreased by 96 per cent year on year and the combined number of passengers at other Finnish airports went down by 94 per cent compared to that in June 2019.

Sixty-eight per cent of the passengers using Finnish airports in June were from international flights, while 32 per cent were from domestic flights.

Of the passengers at Helsinki Airport, 81 per cent were from international flights.

In the January to June period of 2020, altogether 5.1 million passengers used Finnish airports, which was 61 per cent lower year on year.

Seventy-one per cent of the passengers were from international flights and 29 per cent from domestic flights.

There were 4.0 million passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 1.1 million passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 79 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In the January to June period of 2020, air freight and mail transports amounted to 70,056 tonnes and 97 per cent of the volume was transported through Helsinki Airport.

Ninety-nine per cent of the cargo was transported between Finland and foreign countries. Altogether 38,622 tonnes of the goods were outgoing and 31,434 tonnes were incoming.