Published: 2012-08-08 18:11:00 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data July 2012

Record number of passengers on international flights

The Company carried 279 thousand passengers on international flights in July. The number of passengers was up by 10% as compared to July last year.  The capacity increase compared to July 2011 was 11%. The passenger load factor was 85.3% as compared to 85.4% last year. The number of passengers on the Trans-Atlantic market increased by 13% compared to July in the previous year and the increase in number of tourists visiting Iceland was 10%.

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were 38 thousand in July, which was a 1% increase from July last year. The load factor was 69.6%, decreasing by 3.9 percentage points as compared to July 2011. Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 11% in July. The decrease is due to one less aircraft being deployed in charter cargo flights than last year. Cargo transport increased by 7% as compared to July last year. The number of available hotel room nights at our hotels was up by 7% from previous year. The room utilization was 88.0%, 2.7 percentage points higher than in July 2011.

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS JUL 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  278,505 10% 1,131,487 16%
Load Factor 85.3% -0.1 ppt 81.0% 2.5 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 924,131 11% 3,933,222 14%
         
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHS JUL 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 38,013 1% 212,463 4%
Load Factor 69.6% -3.9 ppt 70.2% 0.6 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 22,593 2% 103,488 0%
         
CAPACITY JUL 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 95.0% 9.9 ppt 91.3% -2.1 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,732 -11% 18,653 -10%
         
CARGO JUL 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 18,919 -1% 102,820 8%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 6,830 7% 52,116 21%
         
HOTELS JUL 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 40,300 7% 170,170 14%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 35,469 10% 123,422 22%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 88.0% 2.7 ppt 72.5% 4.3 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 - July.pdf