Finnair: Capacity between Asian and European destinations grew by 4.7% in 2017

    Finnair stated (18-Feb-2018) the direct market capacity between Finnair’s Asian and European destinations grew by 4.7% in 2017. Competition in Asian traffic developed in two different directions, with capacity growth being primarily focused on routes between China and Europe. On routes between Japan and Europe, Finnair was the only airline to significantly increase its capacity, while many competitors scaled back their capacity compared to the previous year. Finnair’s market share in traffic between Europe and Asia increased to 5.9%. [more – original PR]