Published: 2011-09-06 19:12:37 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

CORRECTION: Traffic Data August 2011

Another record month in passenger numbers at Icelandair

Correction: Please note that a new table with correct YTD numbers has been inserted.

Icelandair carried 250 thousand passengers in August which is a record passenger number for the month of August.  Passenger increase between years was 18%.  Capacity increase at the same time was 19% and the load factor was 85.3%.  Traffic increased on all markets, but relatively most on the market From Iceland where the increase was 25%.

Air Iceland carried 38 thousand passengers in August and the passenger increase between years was 4%.  The load factor was 74.9% and improved by 4.1 percentage points from last year.  Sold block hours in the capacity sector decreased by 3%, reason being maintenance work at Icelandair Cargo.  Freight increased by 10% and the room utilisation at Icelandair Hotels was 82.3%, decreasing by 0.9 percentage points year on year. 

 

ICELANDAIR AUG 11 CHG (%) YTD 11 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  249,065 18% 1,225,509 20%
Load Factor (%) 85.3% -0.9 ppt 79.8% 1.7 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 820,362 19% 4,280,278 19%
         
AIR ICELAND AUG 11 CHG (%) YTD 11 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 38,254 4% 241,934 4%
Load Factor (%) 74.9% 4.1 ppt 70.3% 1.8 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 21,693 2% 125,222 8%
         
CAPACITY AUG 11 CHG (%) YTD 11 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization (%) 84.6% -11.7 ppt 92.3% -1.7 ppt
Sold Block Hours 3,118 -3% 23,895 5%
         
ICELANDAIR CARGO AUG 11 CHG (%) YTD 11 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 18,568 16% 114,336 9%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 6,110 10% 49,290 1%
         
ICELANDAIR HOTELS AUG 11 CHG (%) YTD 11 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 32,205 10% 181,002 5%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 26,507 9% 128,063 6%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 82.3% -0.9 ppt 70.8% 0.9 ppt 

  

For further detailed information please contact:

Bogi Nils Bogason, CFO Icelandair Group tel: + 354 665-8801 

Íris Hulda Þórisdóttir, Director Investor Relations Icelandair Group tel: + 354 840-7010


Traffic Data_August.pdf