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 Passanger Load Factor
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
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
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|