Published: 2015-11-06 10:33:31 CET
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data October 2015

The Company carried 254 thousand passengers on international flights in October. The number of passengers was up by 19% as compared to October last year. The capacity increase totalled 16% between years. The passenger load factor was 83.6% compared to 81.4% at the same time last year. The load factor has never been higher in October and furthermore the Company has never carried more passengers in October before.  The number of passengers on the tourist market to Iceland increased the most or by 31.8%.

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were 25 thousand in October, which is 3% increase from October last year. The capacity was increased by 1% compared to October 2014. The load factor was 74.9%, increasing by 1.6 percentage points from last year. Sold block hours in charter flights increased by 28% between years. Cargo transport increased by 4% year-on-year. The room utilization at our Hotels was 72.3%.

  

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS OCT 15 OCT 14 CHG (%) YTD 15 YTD 14 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  253,868 212,902 19% 2,697,701 2,285,197 18%
Load Factor 83.6% 81.4% 2.2 ppt 83.9% 80.8% 3.1 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 908.3 780.8 16% 9,652.1 8,430.6 14%
             
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHTS OCT 15 OCT 14 CHG (%) YTD 15 YTD 14 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 24,758 23,954 3% 256,147 253,271 1%
Load Factor 74.9% 73.3% 1.6 ppt 74.3% 71.8% 2.5 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 10.5 10.4 1% 128.3 129.8 -1%
             
CHARTER FLIGHTS OCT 15 OCT 14 CHG (%) YTD 15 YTD 14 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 ppt 98.7% 90.0% 8.7 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,176 1,705 28% 19,611 17,668 11%
             
CARGO OCT 15 OCT 14 CHG (%) YTD 15 YTD 14 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 20,246 18,449 10% 208,090 184,372 13%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 9,206 8,866 4% 83,183 81,760 2%
             
HOTELS OCT 15 OCT 14 CHG (%) YTD 15 YTD 14 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 24,118 22,909 5% 278,133 271,694 2%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 17,443 16,541 5% 223,481 211,017 6%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 72.3% 72.2% 0.1 ppt 80.4% 77.7% 2.7 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 - Október.pdf