Published: 2013-01-07 17:36:44 CET
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data December 2012

The Company carried 120 thousand passengers on international flights in December.  The number of passengers was up by 20% as compared to December last year.  The capacity increase compared to December 2011 was 27%.  The passenger load factor was 72.7% compared to 74.3% last year. Passengers in 2012 amounted to a record 2 million, which represents an increase of 16% from previous year.

Passengers on regional and Greenland flights were roughly 22 thousand in December, which was a 9% decrease from December last year.  The load factor was 66.5%, increasing by 3.6 percentage points compared to December 2011.  Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 17% in December.  The decrease is due to one less aircraft being deployed in charter cargo flights than last year as well as decreased utilization due to maintenance. Cargo transport decreased by 2% as compared to December last year. The number of available room nights was up by 28% from previous year. The room utilization was 46.1%, 2.5 percentage points higher than in December 2011.

 

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS DEC 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  119,580 20% 2,020,377 16%
Load Factor 72.7% -1.6 ppt 80.6% 1.4 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 476,244 27% 7,175,753 16%
         
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHS DEC 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 22,030 -9% 342,843 -1%
Load Factor 66.5% 3.6 ppt 69.2% 0.7 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 10,534 -14% 177,786 -1%
         
CAPACITY DEC 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 79.2% -18.7 ppt 91.3% -2.2 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,404 -17% 31,104 -10%
         
CARGO DEC 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 12,830 7% 181,902 8%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 7,440 -2% 89,381 15%
         
HOTELS DEC 12 CHG (%) YTD 12 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 22,946 28% 294,240 16%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 10,582 35% 210,114 22%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 46.1% 2.5 ppt 71.4% 3.5 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 - December.pdf