Published: 2016-01-06 17:19:55 CET
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data December 2015

The Company carried 185 thousand passengers on international flights in December. The number of passengers was up by 16% as compared to December last year. The capacity increase totalled 15% between years. The passenger load factor was 79.2% compared to 78.7% in December 2014.

The Company has never carried more passengers on international flights than in 2015.  The total number of passengers carried was 3.1 million, an increase by 18% from 2014. The passenger load factor for 2015 was 83.1%, the highest load factor until now.  The increase from last year was 2.7 percentage points.

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were almost 18 thousand in December, which is 3% decrease from December last year. The capacity was decreased by 9% compared to December 2012. The load factor was 70.5%, increasing by 4.2 percentage points from last year. Sold block hours in charter flights increased by 10% between years. Cargo transport increased by 7% year-on-year. The room utilization at the Company’s Hotels was 60.7%, compared to 55.8% in December last year.

 

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS DEC 15 DEC 14 CHG (%) YTD 15 YTD 14 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  185,103 159,392 16% 3,072,520 2,602,939 18%
Load Factor 79.2% 78.7% 0.5 ppt 83.1% 80.4% 2.7 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 696.9 606.3 15% 11,083.7 9,673.3 15%
             
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHTS DEC 15 DEC 14 CHG (%) YTD 15 YTD 14 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 17,672 18,198 -3% 296,176 292,704 1%
Load Factor 70.5% 66.3% 4.2 ppt 74.4% 71.8% 2.6 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 7.8 8.6 -9% 145.0 146.9 -1%
             
CHARTER FLIGHTS DEC 15 DEC 14 CHG (%) YTD 15 YTD 14 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 100.0% 87.5% 12.5 ppt 99.0% 87.5% 11.5 ppt
Sold Block Hours 1,864 1,689 10% 23,263 21,044 11%
             
CARGO DEC 15 DEC 14 CHG (%) YTD 15 YTD 14 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 16,741 15,139 11% 242,252 215,012 13%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 8,636 8,069 7% 100,497 97,935 3%
             
HOTELS DEC 15 DEC 14 CHG (%) YTD 15 YTD 14 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 24,335 22,909 6% 325,941 316,773 3%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 14,779 12,774 16% 254,842 239,522 6%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 60.7% 55.8% 4.9 ppt 78.2% 75.6% 2.6 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 - December.pdf