Published: 2012-10-08 11:26:41 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data September 2012

Number of passengers on international flights 18% more than in September 2011

The Company carried 198 thousand passengers on international flights in September.  The number of passengers was up by 18% as compared to September last year.  The capacity increase compared to September 2011 was 17%.  The passenger load factor was 81.0 % compared to 78.0% last year. The number of passengers on the Trans-Atlantic market increased the most. 

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were slightly over 28 thousand in September, which was a 5% decrease from September last year.  The load factor was 70%, increasing by 4.1 percentage points compared to September 2011.  Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 5% in September.  The decrease is due to one less aircraft being deployed in charter cargo flights than last year. Cargo transport increased by 14% as compared to September last year. The number of available room nights at our hotels was up by 24% from previous year. The room utilization was 76.5%, 4.1 percentage points lower than in September 2011.

 

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS SEP 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  198,207 18% 1,597,757 15%
Load Factor 81.0% 3.0 ppt 81.7% 2.1 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 714,056 17% 5,571,273 14%
         
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHS SEP 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 28,233 -5% 266,161 0%
Load Factor 70.0% 4.1 ppt 68.5% -0.8 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 15,266 -6% 143,780 2%
         
CAPACITY SEP 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 100.0% 7.7 ppt 92.3% 0.0 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,578 -5% 24,009 -10%
         
CARGO SEP 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 17,313 10% 138,782 7%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 7,911 14% 66,211 18%
         
HOTELS SEP 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 22,200 24% 226,154 14%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 16,989 18% 170,312 20%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 76.5% -4.1 ppt 75.3% 3.7 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