Source: Icelandair Group hf.
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Traffic data April 2018

Icelandair carried 268 thousand passengers on international flights in April. The number of passengers decreased by 2%, as compared to the same time last year. The passenger load factor was 77.2%, as compared to 82.6% in April last year. The number of passengers carried increased in the N-Atlantic market but decreased in the tourist market to Iceland and in the domestic market from Iceland.

Passengers on domestic and regional flights were 28 thousand, which is 7% increase from last year. The capacity was 16% higher than in April 2017. The load factor was 63%. Sold block hours in charter flights increased by 54% between years. Cargo transport increased by 9% year-on-year. The room utilisation at the Company’s Hotels was 70.7% compared to 72.9% in April 2017.

In 2017 Easter were in April but in March this year. It affects comparison between years in the passenger networks and the hotels.

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTSAPR 18APR 17CHG (%)YTD 18YTD 17CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 267,790272,733-2%927,855929,8370%
Load Factor77.2%82.6%-5.4 ppt76.7%78.9%-2.2 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)1,080.81,004.98%3,755.33,571.55%
Revenue Passenger KM (RPK´000,000)834.3830.01%2,879.12,816.22%
Stage length (KM)3,1213,0233%3,0853,0112%
       
DOMESTIC AND REGIONAL FLIGHTSAPR 18APR 17CHG (%)YTD 18YTD 17CHG (%)
Number of Passengers27,59126,1126%100,03497,9132%
Load Factor60.6%63.3%-2.7 ppt60.1%64.0%-3.8 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)17.815.316%61.754.114%
       
CHARTER FLIGHTSAPR 18APR 17CHG (%)YTD 18YTD 17CHG (%)
Fleet Utilisation100.0%88.9%11.1 ppt100.0%98.9%1.1 ppt
Sold Block Hours3,1722,06253.8%11,8308,14145%
       
CARGOAPR 18APR 17CHG (%)YTD 18YTD 17CHG (%)
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000)9,5208,7578.7%39,90133,68518%
       
HOTELSAPR 18APR 17CHG (%)YTD 18YTD 17CHG (%)
Available Hotel Room Nights28,38026,9105.5%108,145107,6400%
Sold Hotel Room Nights20,05119,6082.3%81,77184,265-3%
Occupancy of Hotel Rooms70.7%72.9%-2.2 ppt75.6%78.3%-2.7 ppt

For further 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