Airline passengers

Last updated 06/09/2018 - 15:17

Numbers of airline passengers continue to grow

In 2018, the number of passengers at Helsinki–Vantaa Airport increased by 10 per cent compared to the corresponding period in the previous year. The number of passengers was 20.8 million. The increase in passenger numbers slowed down slightly in October–December.

In 2018, 86 per cent of all flights were international and the remainder domestic. The most common international destinations are Sweden, Germany and Spain.

The increase in airline traveller numbers has continued for several years

The number of airline passengers has been increasing for two decades, although the years 2002, 2009 and 2012 saw downswings in the trend. The number of passengers last year was over 50 per cent higher compared to ten years ago.