The number of passenger on international flights was 367 thousand in May and increased by 10% compared to May last year. The capacity increased by 15% and the passenger load factor was 77.7% compared to 81.2% in May last year.

The number of passengers on domestic and regional flights were around 27 thousand, decreasing by 7% compared to May last year. Flights to Belfast, Aberdeen and between Keflavik and Akureyri stopped mid of May, explaining the reduction in the number of passengers.

The passenger load factor was 62.0%. Sold block hours in charter flights increased significantly, or by 40% between years, as a result of new long-term assignments. Freight increased by 11%.

The number of available room nights at the Company’s Hotels was up by 6% from last year, mainly due to the opening of Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel in the center of Reykjavik in March. The room occupancy was 72.8% compared to 77.0% in May 2017.

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS MAY 18 MAY 17 CHG (%) YTD 18 YTD 17 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  367,530 333,090 10% 1,295,385 1,262,927 3%
Load Factor 77.7% 81.2% -3.6 ppt 77.0% 79.5% -2.5 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 1,491.1 1,292.0 15% 5,246.5 4,863.5 8%
Revenue Passenger KM (RPK´000,000) 1,158.5 1,049.7 10% 4,037.6 3,865.9 4%
Stage length (KM) 3,200 3,086 4% 3,117 3,031 3%
DOMESTIC AND REGIONAL FLIGHTS MAY 18 MAY 17 CHG (%) YTD 18 YTD 17 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 27,434 29,470 -7% 127,468 127,383 0%
Load Factor 62.0% 67.9% -5.9 ppt 60.5% 64.9% -4.3 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 15.4 15.4 0% 77.1 69.4 11%
CHARTER FLIGHTS MAY 18 MAY 17 CHG (%) YTD 18 YTD 17 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilisation 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 ppt 100.0% 95.5% 4.5 ppt
Sold Block Hours 2,863 2,046 40% 14,692 10,186 44%
CARGO MAY 18 MAY 17 CHG (%) YTD 18 YTD 17 CHG (%)
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 10,663 9,632 11% 50,563 43,317 17%
HOTELS MAY 18 MAY 17 CHG (%) YTD 18 YTD 17 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 30,149 28,567 6% 138,294 136,207 2%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 21,954 21,994 0% 103,725 106,259 -2%
Occupancy of Hotel Rooms 72.8% 77.0% -4.2 ppt 75.0% 78.0% -3.0 ppt

 

 

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