Published: 2012-07-06 17:30:35 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data June 2012

The number of passengers on international flights 246 thousand in June

The Company carried 246 thousand passengers on international flights in June.  The number of passengers was up by 15% as compared to June last year.  The capacity increase compared to June 2011 was 15%.   The passenger load factor was 82.5% and improved by 1.7 percentage points between years. The number of passengers on the Trans-Atlantic market increased by 24% compared to June in previous year and the increase in number of tourists visiting Iceland was 17%.

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were approximately 35 thousand in June, which was a 5% increase from June last year.  The load factor was 71.1%, increasing by 0.4 percentage points compared to June 2011.  Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 7% in June.  The decrease is due to one less aircraft being deployed in charter cargo flights than last year. Cargo transport increased by 20% as compared to June last year. The number of available room nights at our hotels was up by 13% from previous year. The room utilization was 75.3%, 2.7 percentage points higher than in June 2011.

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS JUN 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  245,882 15% 852,873 18%
Load Factor 82.5% 1.7 ppt 79.7% 3.4 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 859,201 15% 3,009,091 14%
         
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHS JUN 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 34,894 5% 172,432 4%
Load Factor 71.1% 0.4 ppt 70.3% 1.8 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 18,060 1% 80,895 0%
         
CAPACITY JUN 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 100.0% 12.1 ppt 90.7% -4.0 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,755 -7% 15,920 -10%
         
CARGO JUN 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 18,117 3% 83,862 10%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 7,128 20% 45,246 23%
         
HOTELS JUN 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 34,849 13% 129,870 17%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 26,243 17% 87,953 27%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 75.3% 2.7 ppt 67.7% 5.2 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 - June 2012.pdf