Published: 2014-10-06 17:54:56 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data September 2014

The Company carried 260 thousand passengers on international flights in September.  The number of passengers was up by 21% as compared to September last year.  The capacity increase compared to September 2013 was 21%.  The passenger load factor was 79.7% compared to 77.6% last year. The number of passengers on the Trans-Atlantic market increased the most or by 33.9%.

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were 26 thousand in September, which was a 4% increase from September last year.  The load factor was 75.1%, increasing by 3.9 percentage points compared to September 2013.  Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 35% between years.  The utilization of charter aircraft was 85.7% compared to 96.7% in 2013.  Decrease in utilization is due to maintenance work in September. Cargo transport decreased by 3% year-on-year. The number of sold room nights at our hotels was up by 17% from previous year. The room utilization was 81.3%, 11.5 percentage points higher than in September 2013.

   

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS SEP 14 SEP 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 YTD 13 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  260,447 215,035 21% 2,072,262 1,788,519 16%
Load Factor 79.7% 77.6% 2.1 ppt 80.7% 80.1% 0.6 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 996.2 821.2 21% 7,649.0 6,500.1 18%
             
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHTS SEP 14 SEP 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 YTD 13 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 25,944 24,961 4% 229,317 239,613 -4%
Load Factor 75.1% 71.2% 3.9 ppt 71.7% 71.5% 0.1 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 12.9 13.1 -2% 119.4 123.9 -4%
             
CHARTER FLIGHTS SEP 14 SEP 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 YTD 13 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 85.7% 96.7% -11.0 ppt 94.0% 91.1% 2.9 ppt
Sold Block Hours 1,544 2,389 -35% 15,963 21,491 -26%
             
CARGO SEP 14 SEP 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 YTD 13 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 20,159 18,957 6% 169,289 154,490 10%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 8,315 8,541 -3% 72,719 70,139 4%
             
HOTELS SEP 14 SEP 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 YTD 13 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 23,142 22,956 1% 248,785 246,523 1%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 18,806 16,025 17% 194,476 183,084 6%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 81.3% 69.8% 11.5 ppt 78.2% 74.3% 3.9 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 - September.pdf