Published: 2013-09-06 00:48:18 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data August 2013

The Company carried over 300 thousand passengers on international flights in August.  The number of passengers was up by 11% as compared to August last year.  The capacity increase totalled 11% between years. The passenger load factor was 85.6% compared to 84.9% at the same time last year. The number of passengers on the Trans-Atlantic market increased the most or by 16.4%.  Passengers on this market were 52% of total passengers carried on the Company’s international flights.

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were just under 33 thousand in August, which is 12% decrease from August last year.  The capacity was decreased by 13% compared to August 2012.  The load factor was 73.8%, increasing by 3.5 percentage points from last year.  Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 10% between years.  Cargo transport increased by 12% year-on-year. The number of sold room nights at our Hotels increased by 2% compared to previous year. The room utilization was 88.2%, compared to 88.1% in August last year.

   

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS AUG 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  300,089 11% 1,573,395 12%
Load Factor 85.6% 0.7 ppt 80.5% -1.2 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 1,029.2 11% 5,676.7 17%
         
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHTS AUG 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 32,935 -12% 214,804 -10%
Load Factor 73.5% 3.5 ppt 71.7% 3.3 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 20.7 -13% 110.8 -14%
         
CAPACITY AUG 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 90.9% -1.1 ppt 90.5% -0.9 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,512 -10% 19,102 -11%
         
CARGO AUG 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 21,102 12% 133,385 10%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 7,118 12% 61,462 5%
         
HOTELS AUG 13 CHG (%) YTD 13 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 34,535 2% 223,567 10%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 30,459 2% 167,046 9%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 88.2% 0.1 ppt 74.7% -0.5 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 - August 2013.pdf