Keflavik-based carrier Icelandair has reported a nine per cent increase in their passenger numbers for the month of October.
The carrier continues to grow at a steady rate, and has been evident through the introduction and resumption of certain routes in recent weeks.
Without further ado, let’s get into it…
Keflavik: Icelandair Passenger Numbers Increase 9%
Keflavik-based Icelandair handled 364,000 passengers in October, which represents a nine per cent increase compared to the same period last year.
Year to date, the airline has handled a total of 3.7m passengers, which is 18% more than the same period last year as well.
Load factors increased by 1.3% to 81.5%, with on-time performance recorded at 80.2%.
Commenting on the results was Bogi Nils Bogason, the CEO of Keflavik-based Icelandair:
“In October, we continue seeing a healthy increase in passenger numbers between years, including a 14% increase in number of TO passengers which depicts our leading position in serving the Icelandic tourism market.”
“We recently announced our largest summer schedule to date, adding two destinations in North America, Pittsburgh and Halifax in 2024, and an increase in capacity of at least 10% next year.”
“We are also proud of the Icelandair team for delivering yet another award, the SPAA (Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association) Airline of the Year award.”
“This is the result of our team’s dedication in providing an outstanding service to our passengers.”
All eyes will be on the carrier to see how the rest of the year will go for them in terms of achieving strong annual passenger numbers.
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