Icelandair Group hf.: Traffic Data November 2021

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The total number of Icelandair‘s passengers and capacity increased significantly in November 2021 compared to November 2020. The total capacity in November reached 63% of November 2019 capacity levels. Year-to-date, Icelandair passengers have reached 1.3 million in 2021.

The total number of passengers on international and domestic flights was around 170,000 compared to around 13,000 in November 2020 and 283,000 in November 2019. Thereof, the total number of passengers on international flights was around 151,000. The number of passengers to Iceland was around 80,000 and from Iceland around 33,000. Via passengers were around 38,000. On-time performance was 75%.

The load factor on international flights was 71% compared to 32% in November 2020 and 79% in November 2019. The load factor on flights to and from North America increased significantly when the US borders opened to vaccinated travelers from Europe in the second week of November.

The number of passengers on domestic flights was around 19,000 compared to around 6,000 in November 2020 and 21,000 in November 2019. The domestic operation is recovering well and year-to-date, the number of domestic passengers has increased by 78% compared to 2020.

Sold block hours in charter flights increased by 96% compared to November 2020. Freight measured in Freight Tonne Kilometres increased by 26% compared to November 2020 and has increased by 24% year-on-year during the first eleven months of 2021.

Recent development of the pandemic has impacted near term bookings. Booking status is however currently strong and the Company will continue to use its flexibility to adjust to the situation at any given time.

PASSENGER FLIGHTS TOTAL

NOV 21

NOV 20

CHG (%)

YTD 21

YTD 20

CHG (%)

Number of Passengers

170,090

12,968

1212%

1,292,865

866,283

49%

Load Factor

71.0%

33.9%

37.2 ppt

64.6%

67.9%

-3.3 ppt

Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)

654.9

52

1163%

5,302

3,105

71%

Revenue Passenger KM (RPK´000,000)

465.2

18

2550%

3,424

2,109

62%

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

NOV 21

NOV 20

CHG (%)

YTD 21

YTD 20

CHG (%)

To market (passengers)

80,278

3,376

2278%

627,094

439,149

43%

From market (passengers)

33,124

3,434

865%

173,154

149,743

16%

Via market (passengers)

37,700

178

21080%

286,278

161,265

78%

Number of Passengers

151,102

6,988

2062%

1,086,526

750,157

45%

Load Factor

70.9%

32.3%

38.6 ppt

64.5%

67.9%

-3.4 ppt

Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)

646.8

48.9

1223%

5,213.4

3,055.2

71%

Revenue Passenger KM (RPK´000,000)

458.8

15.8

2806%

3,361.7

2,074.4

62%

Stage length (KM)

3,073

2,472

24%

3,113

2,771

12%

On-Time-Performance (Arrivals)

75.0%

94.0%

-19.0 ppt

85.0%

85.0%

0.0 ppt

DOMESTIC FLIGHTS

NOV 21

NOV 20

CHG (%)

YTD 21

YTD 20

CHG (%)

Number of Passengers

18,988

5,980

218%

206,339

116,126

78%

Load Factor

79.2%

59.5%

19.8 ppt

70.4%

68.6%

1.8 ppt

Available Seat KM (ASK´000,000)

8.1

3.0

173%

89.1

49.7

79%

CHARTER AND CARGO FLIGHTS

NOV 21

NOV 20

CHG (%)

YTD 21

YTD 20

CHG (%)

Sold Block Hours - Charter

1,194

608

96%

12,524

13,342

-6%

Freight Tonne KM (FTK´000)

13,866

10,971

26%

129,792

104,483

24%


Contact information:

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


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