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Icelandair Traffic Data May 2022

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In May 2022, the total number of Icelandair passengers was around 316,000 compared to around 40,000 in May 2021 and 242,000 in April this year. The total capacity in May was 75% of May 2019 capacity levels.

The total number of passengers on international flights vas around 291,000 compared to around 22,000 in May 2021 and 219,000 in April this year. The number of passengers to Iceland was around 116,000 and from Iceland around 51,000. Via passengers were around 124,000 or 43% of the total number of international passengers, compared to 8% in May 2021. On-time performance was 80%, despite challenging conditions at airports post Covid. The load factor on international flights was 74%, compared to 35% in May 2021. During May, Icelandair continued the fast ramp-up of the network by reopening its second connecting bank and adding eight gateways to the network.

The number of passengers on domestic flights was around 26,000, compared to 18,000 in May last year. The domestic network has recovered well and year-to-date the number of domestic passengers has been 94% of 2019 passenger figures. The load factor on domestic flights was 80%, compared to 72% in May 2021. Year to date, the number of domestic passengers has increased by 39%, compared to last year.

Sold block hours in charter flights decreased by 12% compared to May 2021. Freight measured in Freight Ton Kilometers decreased by 8% year-on-year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Route Network

May 22

May 21

CHG (%)

YTD 22

YTD 21

CHG (%)

Number of Passengers

316,499

39,885

694%

980,391

126,797

673%

Load Factor

74.2%

36.6%

37.5 ppt

71.5%

35.6%

35.9 ppt

Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)

1,217.1

193.1

530%

3,782.7

458.3

725%

Revenue Passenger KM (RPK´000,000)

902.5

70.8

1175%

2,705.7

163.2

1558%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

May 22

May 21

CHG (%)

YTD 22

YTD 21

CHG (%)

To market (passengers)

115,298

14,407

700%

413,040

32,858

1157%

From market (passengers)

51,023

5,659

802%

190,282

19,553

873%

Via market (passengers)

124,203

1,847

6625%

277,538

2,892

9497%

Number of Passengers

290,524

21,913

1226%

880,860

55,303

1493%

Load Factor

74.1%

35.2%

38.9 ppt

71.5%

33.4%

38.0 ppt

Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)

1,207.7

185.8

550%

3,747.4

426.5

779%

Revenue Passenger KM (RPK´000,000)

895.0

65.5

1267%

2,677.6

142.6

1778%

Stage length (KM)

3,108

3,043

2%

3,051

2,624

16%

On-Time-Performance (Arrivals)

79.7%

93.0%

-13.3 ppt

77.3%

90.0%

-12.7 ppt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOMESTIC FLIGHTS

May 22

May 21

CHG (%)

YTD 22

YTD 21

CHG (%)

Number of Passengers

25,975

17,972

45%

99,531

71,494

39%

Load Factor

79.9%

72.3%

7.6 ppt

79.8%

65.0%

14.8 ppt

Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)

9.4

7.3

28%

35.2

31.8

11%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo & Leasing

May 22

May 21

CHG (%)

YTD 22

YTD 21

CHG (%)

Sold Block Hours - Leasing

1,072

1,213

-12%

5,522

5,522

0%

Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000)

11,564

12,521

-8%

58,854

56,755

4%

CO2 EMISSIONS

May 22

May 21

CHG (%)

YTD 22

YTD 21

CHG (%)

Total CO2 emissions tonnes

85,258

19,453

338%

282,722

68,167

315%

CO2 emissions per OTK

0.81

1.45

-44%

0.85

1.74

-51%


A correction has been made to the traffic figures for January - May as the published passenger mix for the month of January was incorrect. The total number of passengers in January remains unchanged. Below are the correct figures per market.

 

Jan 22

To

45,322

From

24,751

Via

31,608

Domestic

11,722

Total

113,403


Contact information:
Investors: Iris Hulda Thorisdottir, Director Investor Relations. E-mail: iris@icelandair.is
Media: Asdis Petursdottir, Director Communications. E-mail: asdis@icelandair.is


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