Published: 2022-06-07 18:59:25 CEST
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Icelandair Traffic Data May 2022

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 NetworkMay 22May 21CHG (%)YTD 22YTD 21CHG (%)
Number of Passengers 316,49939,885694%980,391126,797673%
Load Factor74.2%36.6%37.5 ppt71.5%35.6%35.9 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)1,217.1193.1530%3,782.7458.3725%
Revenue Passenger KM (RPK´000,000)902.570.81175%2,705.7163.21558%
  To market (passengers)115,29814,407700%413,04032,8581157%
  From market (passengers)51,0235,659802%190,28219,553873%
  Via market (passengers)124,2031,8476625%277,5382,8929497%
Number of Passengers 290,52421,9131226%880,86055,3031493%
Load Factor74.1%35.2%38.9 ppt71.5%33.4%38.0 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)1,207.7185.8550%3,747.4426.5779%
Revenue Passenger KM (RPK´000,000)895.065.51267%2,677.6142.61778%
Stage length (KM)3,1083,0432%3,0512,62416%
On-Time-Performance (Arrivals)79.7%93.0%-13.3 ppt77.3%90.0%-12.7 ppt
Number of Passengers25,97517,97245%99,53171,49439%
Load Factor79.9%72.3%7.6 ppt79.8%65.0%14.8 ppt
Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)9.47.328%35.231.811%
Cargo & LeasingMay 22May 21CHG (%)YTD 22YTD 21CHG (%)
Sold Block Hours - Leasing1,0721,213-12%5,5225,5220%
Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000)11,56412,521-8%58,85456,7554%
CO2 EMISSIONSMay 22May 21CHG (%)YTD 22YTD 21CHG (%)
Total CO2 emissions tonnes 85,25819,453338%282,72268,167315%
CO2 emissions per OTK0.811.45-44%0.851.74-51%

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

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