Published: 2012-02-07 18:33:36 CET
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data January 2012

Number of passengers to Iceland increased by 28% between years

In January Icelandair increased its capacity by 7% compared to January last year. The increase in passenger numbers for the same period was 13%. The load factor was 69.1%, up by 3.5 percentage points year-on-year. The load factor in January has historically never been higher. The number of passengers increased in all markets, with the highest increase of 28% in the tourist market to Iceland.

Air Iceland carried almost 24 thousand passengers in January. Seat load factor was 64.9% and decreased by 0.4 percentage points between years. Sold block hours in the capacity sector decreased by 9%. Freight increased by 20% year on year. The number of available room nights at Icelandair Hotels was up by 12% from last year. The room utilization was 45.8% and was 1.1 percentage points higher than in January last year.

 

ICELANDAIR JAN 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers (PAX) 93,184 13%
Load Factor (%) 69.1% 3.5 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 369,373 7%
     
AIR ICELAND JAN 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers (PAX) 23,721 0%
Load Factor (%) 64.9% -0.4 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 11,432 -1%
     
CAPACITY JAN 12 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization (%) 88.5% -11.5 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,921 -9%
     
ICELANDAIR CARGO JAN 12 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 11,929 11%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 6,770 20%
     
ICELANDAIR HOTELS JAN 11 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 18,445 12%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 8,440 15%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 45.8% 1.1 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 - Jan 2012.pdf