Source: Icelandair Group hf.
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 FLIGHTS||APR 18||APR 17||CHG (%)||YTD 18||YTD 17||CHG (%)|
|Number of Passengers||267,790||272,733||-2%||927,855||929,837||0%|
|Load Factor||77.2%||82.6%||-5.4 ppt||76.7%||78.9%||-2.2 ppt|
|Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)||1,080.8||1,004.9||8%||3,755.3||3,571.5||5%|
|Revenue Passenger KM (RPK´000,000)||834.3||830.0||1%||2,879.1||2,816.2||2%|
|Stage length (KM)||3,121||3,023||3%||3,085||3,011||2%|
|DOMESTIC AND REGIONAL FLIGHTS||APR 18||APR 17||CHG (%)||YTD 18||YTD 17||CHG (%)|
|Number of Passengers||27,591||26,112||6%||100,034||97,913||2%|
|Load Factor||60.6%||63.3%||-2.7 ppt||60.1%||64.0%||-3.8 ppt|
|Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)||17.8||15.3||16%||61.7||54.1||14%|
|CHARTER FLIGHTS||APR 18||APR 17||CHG (%)||YTD 18||YTD 17||CHG (%)|
|Fleet Utilisation||100.0%||88.9%||11.1 ppt||100.0%||98.9%||1.1 ppt|
|Sold Block Hours||3,172||2,062||53.8%||11,830||8,141||45%|
|CARGO||APR 18||APR 17||CHG (%)||YTD 18||YTD 17||CHG (%)|
|Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000)||9,520||8,757||8.7%||39,901||33,685||18%|
|HOTELS||APR 18||APR 17||CHG (%)||YTD 18||YTD 17||CHG (%)|
|Available Hotel Room Nights||28,380||26,910||5.5%||108,145||107,640||0%|
|Sold Hotel Room Nights||20,051||19,608||2.3%||81,771||84,265||-3%|
|Occupancy of Hotel Rooms||70.7%||72.9%||-2.2 ppt||75.6%||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