Published: 2014-09-08 10:23:58 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data August 2014

The Company carried 354 thousand passengers on international flights in August.  The number of passengers was up by 18% as compared to August last year.  The capacity increase totalled 19% between years. The passenger load factor was 86.2% compared to 85.5% at the same time last year. The number of passengers on the Trans-Atlantic market increased the most or by 23.4%.  Passengers on this market were 55% of total passengers carried on the Company’s international flights.

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were 32 thousand in August, which is 2% decrease from August last year.  The capacity was decreased by 3% compared to August 2013.  The load factor was 74.1%, increasing by 0.6 percentage points from last year.  Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 22% between years.  Cargo transport increased by 1% year-on-year. The number of sold room nights at our Hotels increased by 3.9% compared to previous year. The room utilization was 88.3%, compared to 88.2% in August last year.

 

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS AUG 14 AUG 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 YTD 13 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  353,826 300,164 18% 1,811,906 1,573,484 15%
Load Factor 86.2% 85.5% 0.7 ppt 80.9% 80.5% 0.4 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 1,223.3 1,031.3 19% 6,652.8 5,678.9 17%
             
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHTS AUG 14 AUG 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 YTD 13 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 32,338 32,928 -2% 203,373 214,652 -5%
Load Factor 74.1% 73.5% 0.6 ppt 71.2% 71.6% -0.3 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 20.0 20.7 -3% 106.5 110.8 -4%
             
CHARTER FLIGHTS AUG 14 AUG 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 YTD 13 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 87.5% 90.9% -3.4 ppt 94.8% 90.5% 4.3 ppt
Sold Block Hours 1,958 2,512 -22% 14,419 19,102 -25%
             
CARGO AUG 14 AUG 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 YTD 13 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 23,477 21,560 9% 149,130 135,533 10%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 7,301 7,245 1% 64,405 61,598 5%
             
HOTELS AUG 14 AUG 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 YTD 13 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 35,850 34,535 4% 225,643 223,567 1%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 31,647 30,472 4% 175,670 167,059 5%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 88.3% 88.2% 0.1 ppt 77.9% 74.7% 3.1 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.pdf