Finnair Cargo continues recovery following difficult 2015

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Finnair Airbus A350XWB in Oneworld livery

Finnair Cargo continues to recover after a difficult year in 2015, with volumes growing 15.9 per cent in July 2016.

The airline handled 12,925 tonnes of cargo in July 2016, a year-on-year increase of 15.9 per cent, making up for July 2015 seeing a fall of 16.2 per cent to 11,150 tonnes. Between January and July, volumes were up 14.9 per cent to 83,925 tonnes, making up for the 16 per cent fall in the same period of 2015, when cargo fell to 73,055 tonnes.

In July, European cargo was up by 37.1 per cent to 2,330 tonnes, North Atlantic saw an increase of 18.6 per cent to 849 tonnes, and Asia saw volumes rise by 11.6 per cent to 8,184 tonnes.

Between January and July, Europe was up by 22.8 per cent 14,746 tonnes, North Atlantic rose by 17.1 per cent to 5,279 tonnes and Asia increased by 13 per cent to 52,450 tonnes.