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 FLIGHTS||SEP 19||CHG (%)||YTD 19||CHG (%)|
|To market (passengers)||172,597||18%||1,477,870||27%|
|From market (passengers)||54,166||18%||478,219||21%|
|Via market (passengers)||194,278||-17%||1,581,980||-6%|
|Total Number of Passengers||421,042||-1%||3,538,069||9%|
|Load Factor||80.5%||-0.5 ppt||82.0%||0.8 ppt|
|Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)||1,625.7||-5%||13,424.4||6%|
|Revenue Passenger KM (RPK´000,000)||1,309.2||-5%||11,010.8||7%|
|Stage length (KM)||3,124||-5%||3,128||-2%|
|On-Time-Performance (Arrivals)||75.0%||5.7 ppt||73.0%||13.2 ppt|
|DOMESTIC AND REGIONAL FLIGHTS||SEP 19||CHG (%)||YTD 19||CHG (%)|
|Number of Passengers||26,312||-8%||219,249||-12%|
|Load Factor||73.0%||2.5 ppt||70.0%||4.6 ppt|
|Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)||13.6||-12%||115.5||-22%|
|CHARTER FLIGHTS||SEP 19||CHG (%)||YTD 19||CHG (%)|
|Fleet Utilisation||100.0%||9.1 ppt||95.5%||2.6 ppt|
|Sold Block Hours||2,552||-6%||22,802||-12%|
|CARGO||SEP 19||CHG (%)||YTD 19||CHG (%)|
|Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000)||11,165||-1%||99,489||8%|
|HOTELS||SEP 19||CHG (%)||YTD 19||CHG (%)|
|Available Hotel Room Nights||33,993||1%||334,688||7%|
|Sold Hotel Room Nights||31,411||0%||274,392||7%|
|Occupancy of Hotel Rooms||92.4%||-1.3 ppt||82.0%||0.7 ppt|