Traffic Data March 2014

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The Company carried 159 thousand passengers on international flights in March.  The number of passengers was up by 10% as compared to March last year.  The capacity increase in available seat kilometers was 17%. The capacity increase to North-America was 28%, due to flights to new destination Edmonton and increased frequency to Toronto and Washington.  The capacity increase on European routes totalled 5%. The passenger load factor was 78.2%, decreasing by 1.1 percentage points compared to March last year.

Passengers on regional flights and Greenland flights were 24 thousand in March, which is 7% decrease from March last year.  The capacity was decreased by 4%.  The load factor was 72.0%, decreasing by 2.1 percentage points from last year.  Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 21% between years.  Cargo transport increased by 10% year-on-year. The number of sold room nights at our Hotels was up by 8% from previous year. The room utilization was 78.5%, compared to 72.7% in March last year.

   

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS MAR 14 MAR 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers  159,314 144,997 10% 397,250 11%
Load Factor 78.2% 79.2% -1.1 ppt 74.3% 0.2 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 615.9 526,363 17% 1,578.5 15%
           
REGIONAL AND GREENLAND FLIGHTS MAR 14 MAR 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 24,089 26,016 -7% 65,122 -8%
Load Factor 72.0% 74.2% -2.1 ppt 70.5% -0.2 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000) 11.1 11,578 -4% 29.5 -6%
           
CAPACITY MAR 14 MAR 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 CHG (%)
Fleet Utilization 100.0% 90.0% 10.0 ppt 100.0% 18.0 ppt
Sold Block Hours 1,807 2,275 -21% 6,113 -15%
           
CARGO MAR 14 MAR 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 CHG (%)
Available Tonne KM (ATK´000) 15,607 14,586 7% 42,828 7%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000) 8,799 7,994 10% 24,285 8%
           
HOTELS MAR 14 MAR 13 CHG (%) YTD 14 CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights 22,909 22,940 0% 66,569 0%
Sold Hotel Room Nights 17,973 16,671 8% 44,812 7%
Utilization of Hotel Rooms 78.5% 72.7% 5.8 ppt 67.3% 4.4 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