Published: 2016-09-06 18:00:12 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
Company Announcement

Traffic Data August 2016

The Company carried 484 thousand passengers on international flights in August. The number of passengers was 17% above the figure for August last year.  The passenger load factor was 87.5% compared to 89.1% in August last year. The capacity increase totalled 22% between years.

Passengers on domestic flights and Greenland flights were 36 thousand in August.  The capacity was increased by 17% compared to August 2015.  The load factor was 71.4%, decreasing by 6.3 percentage points from last year, mainly due to less demand for flights to Greenland than expected. The number of sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 9% between years.  Cargo transport increased by 5% year-on-year. The number of sold room nights at our Hotels increased by 11% compared to previous year. The room utilisation was 90.3%, compared to 88.8% in August last year.

 

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS AUG 16 AUG 15 CHG (%) YTD 16 YTD 15 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  483,979 412,027 17% 2,522,634 2,126,006 19%
Load Factor 87.5% 89.1% -1.6 ppt 83.0% 84.0% -1.0 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 1,704.1 1,394.8 22% 9,228.0 7,575.5 22%
             
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHTS AUG 16 AUG 15 CHG (%) YTD 16 YTD 15 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 35,959 33,259 8% 214,260 204,732 5%
Load Factor 71.4% 77.6% -6.3 ppt 71.5% 74.1% -2.6 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 23.3 20.0 17% 112.2 104.7 7%
             
CHARTER FLIGHTS AUG 16 AUG 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 2,192 -9% 15,893 15,427 3%
             
CARGO AUG 16 AUG 15 CHG (%) YTD 16 YTD 15 CHG (%)
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 8,201 7,784 5% 69,995 65,244 7%
             
HOTELS AUG 16 AUG 15 CHG (%) YTD 16 YTD 15 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 40,012 36,800 9% 241,941 229,739 5%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 36,147 32,693 11% 199,281 185,798 7%
Utilisation of Hotel Rooms 90.3% 88.8% 1.5 ppt 82.4% 80.9% 1.5 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 2016.pdf