Published: 2017-03-06 16:30:14 CET
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Traffic Data February 2017

The Company carried 200 thousand passengers on international flights in February. The number of passengers was up by 11% as compared to February last year. The capacity increase between years was 18%. The passenger load factor was 75.9% compared to 79.0% at the same time last year. Passengers on domestic and regional flights were just short of 23 thousand, which is 2% increase from last year. The capacity was 29% higher than in February 2016, due to flights to Aberdeen in cooperation with Icelandair, which started in March 2016. The load factor was 68.2%. Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 7% between years. Cargo transport decreased by 13% year-on-year. Strike in the seafood industry in Iceland effects the export of fish negatively. The room utilisation at the Company’s Hotels increased between years, was 85.6% compared to 84.0% in February 2016.

  

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FEB 17 FEB 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  200,304 180,749 11% 406,038 354,574 15%
Load Factor 75.9% 79.0% -3.1 ppt 74.7% 76.6% -1.9 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 772.8 652.7 18% 1,628.0 1,353.7 20%
             
DOMESTIC AND REGIONAL FLIGHTS FEB 17 FEB 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 22,543 22,044 2% 42,819 42,443 1%
Load Factor 68.2% 77.7% -9.5 ppt 65.4% 73.8% -8.5 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 11.3 8.8 29% 22.4 17.8 26%
             
CHARTER FLIGHTS FEB 17 FEB 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilisation 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 ppt 94.4% 98.0% -3.6 ppt
Sold Block Hours 1,871 2,022 -7% 3,718 4,170 -11%
             
CARGO FEB 17 FEB 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 7,525 8,661 -13% 14,922 17,291 -14%
             
HOTELS FEB 17 FEB 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 25,116 22,765 10% 52,923 47,100 12%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 21,511 19,117 13% 40,745 33,899 20%
Utilisation of Hotel Rooms 85.6% 84.0% 1.7 ppt 77.0% 72.0% 5.0 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 - February 2017.pdf