Published: 2016-04-06 11:22:42 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data March 2016

The Company carried 221 thousand passengers on international flights in March.  The number of passengers was up by 21% as compared to last year.  The capacity increase totalled 20% between years. The passenger load factor was 84.0% and increased by 1.4 percentage points compared to last year, the highest load factor until now in March.

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were 24 thousand in March, which is 2% increase from last year.  The capacity was increased by 1% compared to March 2015.  The load factor was 73.0%, decreasing by 0.3 percentage points from last year.  Sold block hours in charter flights increased by 8% between years.  Cargo transport increased by 1% year-on-year. The number of sold room nights at our Hotels was up by 9% from previous year. The room utilisation was 81.2%, compared to 78.8% in March last year.

 

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS MAR 16 MAR 15 CHG (%) YTD 16 YTD 15 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  221,385 183,061 21% 575,939 477,085 21%
Load Factor 84.0% 82.6% 1.4 ppt 79.4% 79.2% 0.3 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 788.9 656.9 20% 2,142.7 1,775.8 21%
             
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHTS MAR 16 MAR 15 CHG (%) YTD 16 YTD 15 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 23,575 23,183 2% 65,928 63,113 4%
Load Factor 73.0% 73.3% -0.3 ppt 73.4% 71.8% 1.6 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 10.9 10.7 1% 28.9 28.3 2%
             
CHARTER FLIGHTS MAR 16 MAR 15 CHG (%) YTD 16 YTD 15 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilisation 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 ppt 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,003 1,863 8% 6,091 5,217 17%
             
CARGO MAR 16 MAR 15 CHG (%) YTD 16 YTD 15 CHG (%)
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 9,219 9,163 1% 26,510 24,493 8%
             
HOTELS MAR 16 MAR 15 CHG (%) YTD 16 YTD 15 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 24,335 22,909 6% 71,435 66,510 7%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 19,772 18,061 9% 53,671 49,989 7%
Utilisation of Hotel Rooms 81.2% 78.8% 2.4 ppt 75.1% 75.2% 0.0 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 - March.pdf