Published: 2013-06-05 18:04:06 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data May 2013

The Company carried 192 thousand passengers on international flights in May.  The number of passengers was up by 16% as compared to May last year.  The capacity increase in May totalled 24% between years. The passenger load factor was 78.7% compared to 82.0% at the same time last year. The number of passengers on the Trans-Atlantic market increased the most or by 32%.  Passengers on this market were 45% of total passengers carried on our international flights.

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were 25 thousand in May, which is 11% decrease from May last year.  The capacity was decreased by 16% compared to May 2012.  The load factor was 70.3%, increasing by 1.9 percentage points from last year.  Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 3% between years.  Cargo transport increased by 3% year-on-year. The number of sold room nights at our Hotels was up by 8% from previous year. The room utilization was 72.1%, compared to 71.1% in May last year.

 

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS MAY 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  192,321 16% 698,411 15%
Load Factor 78.7% -3.3 ppt 75.8% -2.7 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 717,296 24% 2,650,534 23%
         
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHTS MAY 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 25,108 -11% 121,010 -9%
Load Factor 70.3% 1.9 ppt 70.3% 2.3 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000) 11,288 -16% 54,957 -13%
         
CAPACITY MAY 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 100.0% 6.4 ppt 87.1% -2.1 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,400 -3% 12,009 -9%
         
CARGO MAY 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 17,172 8% 71,224 8%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 8,947 3% 39,066 3%
         
HOTELS MAY 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 23,264 7% 112,064 18%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 16,775 8% 73,514 19%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 72.1% 1.0 ppt 65.6% 0.7 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 - May 2013.pdf