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Source: Icelandair Group hf.

Traffic Data September 2019

The total number of passengers on Icelandair’s flights was 421 thousand in September, decreasing by 1% compared with September last year. The total capacity decreased by 5% between years. The load factor was 80.5% compared to 81% in the same period last year.

The number of passengers to Iceland increased by 18% compared to September last year. This year, the number of passengers to Iceland has increased by 27% with the total number of passengers amounting to 1.5 million to date. Passengers on the home market from Iceland increased by 18% between years. This increase in the to and from markets is partly due to the Company’s focus on minimizing the impact of the suspension of the MAX aircraft and changes in the competitive environment on these markets. The number of via passengers decreased by 17% compared to September last year.

Arrival On-Time-Performance in the route network in September increased to 75% from 69% from the same period last year. This was achieved as a result of a number of measures taken to improve On-Time-Performance despite the impact of the MAX suspension on the flight schedule.

The number of passengers on domestic and regional flights was around 26 thousand in September, decreasing by 8% compared to the same period last year. The load factor was 73%, increasing from 70.5% in September last year. The number of sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 6% and freight decreased by 1% compared to the same period last year. The number of sold room nights at Icelandair Hotels was similar to the same period last year with room occupancy at 92.4% compared to 93.7%.

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTSSEP 19CHG (%)YTD 19CHG (%)
  To market (passengers)172,59718%1,477,87027%
  From market (passengers)54,16618%478,21921%
  Via market (passengers)194,278-17%1,581,980-6%
Total Number of Passengers 421,042-1%3,538,0699%
Load Factor80.5%-0.5 ppt82.0%0.8 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)1,625.7-5%13,424.46%
Revenue Passenger KM (RPK´000,000)1,309.2-5%11,010.87%
Stage length (KM)3,124-5%3,128-2%
On-Time-Performance (Arrivals)75.0%5.7 ppt73.0%13.2 ppt
     
DOMESTIC AND REGIONAL FLIGHTSSEP 19CHG (%)YTD 19CHG (%)
Number of Passengers26,312-8%219,249-12%
Load Factor73.0%2.5 ppt70.0%4.6 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)13.6-12%115.5-22%
     
CHARTER FLIGHTSSEP 19CHG (%)YTD 19CHG (%)
Fleet Utilisation100.0%9.1 ppt95.5%2.6 ppt
Sold Block Hours2,552-6%22,802-12%
     
CARGOSEP 19CHG (%)YTD 19CHG (%)
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000)11,165-1%99,4898%
     
HOTELSSEP 19CHG (%)YTD 19CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights33,9931%334,6887%
Sold Hotel Room Nights31,4110%274,3927%
Occupancy of Hotel Rooms92.4%-1.3 ppt82.0%0.7 ppt

Contact information

Investors: Íris Hulda Þórisdóttir, Director Investor Relations. E-mail: iris@icelandairgroup.is
Media: Ásdís Pétursdóttir, Communications Director. E-mail: asdis@icelandair.is