Published: 2011-11-08 17:19:02 CET
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data October 2011

The number of Icelandair´s passengers in the first 10 months of the year is already 60 thousand higher than for the full year 2010

Icelandair carried 146 thousand passengers in October, an increase of 13% as compared to October last year. The capacity increase in October was 18% and the seat load factor was 81.5%, which corresponds to a decrease of 0.9 percentage points as compared to October 2010. The number of passengers increased in all markets, with the highest increase of 18% in the market to Iceland.  Icelandair transported 1,540 thousand passengers in the first 10 months of 2011, which is 60 thousand passengers more as compared to the full year 2010.

Air Iceland carried 29 thousand passengers in October, which was a decrease of 4% from October last year.  Seat load factor was 67.6%.  Sold hours in the capacity sector decreased by 13%. Freight increased by 7%.

The number of available hotel room nights at Icelandair Hotels was up by 12% from last year and the room utilization rate was 63.4%.

  

ICELANDAIR OCT 11 CHG (%) YTD 11 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers (PAX) 146,235 13% 1,539,502 19%
Load Factor (%) 81.5% -0.9 ppt 79.8% 0.8 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 514,649 18% 5,407,289 20%
         
AIR ICELAND OCT 11 CHG (%) YTD 11 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers (PAX) 29,387 -4% 301,305 3%
Load Factor (%) 67.6% -4.0 ppt 69.6% 1.1 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 14,078 7% 155,570 9%
         
CAPACITY OCT 11 CHG (%) YTD 11 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization (%) 100.0% 4.0 ppt 93.1% -0.4 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,561 -13% 29,164 2%
         
ICELANDAIR CARGO OCT 11 CHG (%) YTD 11 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 14,343 12% 144,609 11%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 7,061 7% 62,752 2%
         
ICELANDAIR HOTELS OCT 11 CHG (%) YTD 11 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 18,445 12% 217,297 6%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 11,688 19% 154,136 9%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 63.4% 3.8 ppt 70.9% 1.8 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 October2011.pdf