Published: 2017-09-06 17:47:32 CEST
Icelandair Group hf.
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Traffic Data August 2017

The Company carried 529 thousand passengers on international flights in August.  The number of passengers was up by 10% as compared to August last year.  The capacity increase totalled 12% between years. The passenger load factor was 87.9% compared to 87.6% at the same time last year. The number of passengers on domestic and regional flights was 39 thousand in August, increasing by 4% between years.  The capacity was increased by 3% compared to August 2016.  The load factor was 72.3% increasing by 2.4 percentage points between years. Sold block hours in charter flights increased by 22% between years.  Cargo transport increased by 35% year-on-year due to increased import to Iceland and via transport between Europe and N-America. The number of sold room nights at our Hotels was down by 5% compared to previous year. The room utilisation was 88.6%, compared to 90.3% in August last year. Walk-in traffic was less than expected together with more group cancellations than last year.

 

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS AUG 17 AUG 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  528,699 482,569 10% 2,823,632 2,516,522 12%
Load Factor 87.9% 87.6% 0.3 ppt 83.8% 83.1% 0.7 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 1,895.7 1,697.6 12% 10,456.6 9,205.6 14%
             
DOMESTIC AND REGIONAL FLIGHTS AUG 17 AUG 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 38,955 37,405 4% 236,033 222,640 6%
Load Factor 72.3% 69.9% 2.4 ppt 67.5% 69.6% -2.1 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 27.2 26.6 3% 144.7 131.5 10%
             
CHARTER FLIGHTS AUG 17 AUG 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilisation 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 ppt 97.1% 95.9% 1.2 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,442 2,003 22% 17,594 15,893 11%
             
CARGO AUG 17 AUG 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 11,004 8,172 35% 76,008 68,864 10%
             
HOTELS AUG 17 AUG 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 38,786 40,012 -3% 260,866 241,941 8%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 34,368 36,147 -5% 212,671 199,281 7%
Utilisation of Hotel Rooms 88.6% 90.3% -1.7 ppt 81.5% 82.4% -0.9 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 2017.pptx.pdf