The Company carried 332 thousand passengers on international flights in May.  The number of passengers was up by 4% as compared to May last year.

The capacity increase in available seat kilometres was 3%. The passenger load factor was 81.1%, increasing by 2.9 percentage points compared to the same month last year.

Passengers on domestic and regional flights were 29 thousand in May, which is 12% increase from May last year.  The capacity was increased by 3%.  The load factor was 67.9% compared to 67.2% in May last year.

Sold block hours in charter flights increased by 17% between years.  Cargo transport increased by 7% year-on-year.

Icelandair Hotels report a 2,4% Decline in room utilisation

The number of sold room nights at the Company’s Hotels was up by 11% from previous year. The room utilisation was 77.0%, compared to 79.4% in May last year.

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS MAY 17 MAY 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 332,437 318,285 4% 1,260,198 1,105,464 14%
Load Factor 81.1% 78.2% 2.9 ppt 79.3% 79.2% 0.1 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 1,292.1 1,260.3 3% 4,863.6 4,202.8 16%
DOMESTIC AND REGIONAL FLIGHTS MAY 17 MAY 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 29,470 26,357 12% 127,369 118,057 8%
Load Factor 67.9% 67.2% 0.7 ppt 64.9% 69.9% -5.0 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 15.4 14.8 3% 69.4 59.5 17%
CHARTER FLIGHTS MAY 17 MAY 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilisation 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 ppt 95.5% 97.2% -1.7 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,046 1,754 17% 10,186 9,912 3%
CARGO MAY 17 MAY 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 9,632 8,979 7% 43,317 44,125 -2%
HOTELS MAY 17 MAY 16 CHG (%) YTD 17 YTD 16 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 28,567 24,983 14% 136,207 119,968 14%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 21,994 19,839 11% 106,259 90,996 17%
Utilisation of Hotel Rooms 77.0% 79.4% -2.4 ppt 78.0% 75.9% 2.2 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

 

 

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