Published: 2013-04-08 10:59:07 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data March 2013

The Company carried 145 thousand passengers on international flights in March.  The number of passengers was up by 22% as compared to March last year.  The capacity increase in March totalled 31% between years. The passenger load factor was 79.3% and decreased by 1.7 percentage points compared to March last year.

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were 26 thousand in March, which is 11% decrease from March last year.  The capacity was decreased by 10% compared to March 2012.  The load factor was 74.3%, increasing by 0.5 percentage points from last year.  Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 9% between years.  Cargo transport decreased by 2% year-on-year. The number of sold room nights at our Hotels was up by 29% from previous year. The room utilization was 72.7%, compared to 70.4% in March last year.

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS MAR 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  145,074 22% 358,302 18%
Load Factor 79.3% -1.7 ppt 74.2% -1.1 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 526,363 31% 1,368,310 24%
         
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHS MAR 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 26,037 -11% 70,474 -10%
Load Factor 74.3% 0.5 ppt 70.7% 2.1 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 11,578 -10% 31,478 -12%
         
CAPACITY MAR 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 90.0% 6.7 ppt 84.3% -2.8 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,275 -9% 7,225 -11%
         
CARGO MAR 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 14,447 14% 39,508 8%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 8,000 -2% 22,509 2%
         
HOTELS MAR 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 22,940 25% 66,600 23%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 16,671 29% 41,891 25%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 72.7% 2.3 ppt 62.9% 1.1 ppt

* CHG (%) = year on year change

 

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 - Mars.pdf