Estonian Air continues the positive progress – scheduled passenger growth 15.4% in February 2012
In February Estonian Air carried altogether 39 746 passengers, which is 8.4% more than last year. On regular flights Estonian Air carried 39 444 passengers, which is 15.4 % more than last year.
In the first two months of 2012, Estonian Air carried altogether 82 403 passengers, which is 11.5 % more than during the same period last year. On regular flights Estonian Air carried 81 963 passengers, which is 15.4% more than last year.
The positive result was supported by more aggressive and targeted sales, attractive and affordable fares, added flights and increased number of connecting flights from Tallinn for transit travellers,” said Rauno Parras, Estonian Air Commercial Manager.
Estonian Air operated 1892 flights in the first two months, which means 22.8% more flights than last year. In February 923 flights were operated, which is 18.9% more flights than last year.
The regularity of Estonian Air flights in the first two months was 99.1% and the 15-minute punctuality was 85.2%. In February the regularity and the punctuality were 98.7% and 84.5% respectively. Estonian Air is continuously one of the most punctual airlines in the world.
AS Estonian Air, Estonia’s national carrier, provides both business travellers and tourists direct air link from Estonia to European cities. Estonian Air is the biggest operator at Tallinn Airport.
Estonian Air focuses on improving the connection between Estonia and the rest of the world with the aim of increasing competitiveness as a network carrier hub. In 2012 Estonian Air increases flight frequencies and open new destinations in European’s most important cities as well as regional centres in Scandinavia.
Estonian Air flies to 24 destinations in CIS, Scandinavia and Europe. The airline has recently announced new destinations for next summer, such as Helsinki, Riga, Jyväskylä, Hannover, Vienna, Venice, Joensuu, Kajaani and Tbilisi.
The ticket prices start at 39.90 euros, if purchased from www.estonian-air.com, including all fees and taxes, baggage, snacks and soft drinks on longer flights and soft drinks on flights that last less than 1 hour.