Published: 2012-11-07 17:00:51 CET
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data October 2012

The Company carried 172 thousand passengers on international flights in October.  The number of passengers was up by 18% as compared to October last year.  The capacity increase compared to October 2011 was 21%.  The passenger load factor was 80.6% compared to 81.4% last year. The number of passengers on the Trans-Atlantic market increased the most or by 37%.  The increase on the tourist market to Iceland was 16%.  The number of international passengers in January - October was 1.77 million, already exceeding the 2011 full year record of 1.75 million passengers. 

Passengers on regional and Greenland flights were 29 thousand in October, which was a 1% decrease from October last year.  The load factor was 76.6%, increasing by 9.3 percentage points compared to October 2011.  Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 2% in October.  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 October last year. The number of available room nights was up by 24% from previous year. The room utilization was 67.6%, 4.3 percentage points higher than in October 2011.

 

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS OCT 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  172,015 18% 1,769,887 15%
Load Factor 80.6% -0.8 ppt 81.6% 1.8 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 623,679 21% 6,195,498 14%
         
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHS OCT 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 28,971 -1% 295,132 0%
Load Factor 76.6% 9.3 ppt 69.1% 0.0 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 12,315 -12% 156,091 0%
         
CAPACITY OCT 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 100.0% 0.0 ppt 93.1% 0.0 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,551 -2% 26,560 -9%
         
CARGO OCT 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 16,094 12% 154,885 7%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 8,266 14% 74,476 18%
         
HOTELS OCT 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 22,940 24% 249,094 15%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 15,512 33% 185,824 21%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 67.6% 4.3 ppt 74.6% 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

 


Traffic Data - October 2012.pdf