Icelandair: passenger numbers up 9% in October

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In October 2023, Icelandair transported 364,000 passengersbe one 9% increase compared to October last year. Over the first ten months of the year, the company transported approximately 3.7 million passengerseither 18% more than over the same period last year.

In October, there were 152,000 passengers traveling to Iceland, 53,000 from Iceland, 136,000 transit passengers and 24,000 passengers traveling within Iceland. The occupancy rate was 81.5%, improving 1.3 points from the previous year, and on-time performance was 80.2%.

In October, we continue to see a significant year-over-year increase in passenger numbers, including a 14% increase in passengers to Iceland, demonstrating our market leadership position. of Icelandic tourism. We recently announced our largest flight schedule to date, with the addition of two new destinations in North America, Pittsburgh and Halifax for summer 2024as well as an increase of at least 10% in capacity next year “, announced Bogi Nils Bogason, CEO of Icelandair:

Iceland’s national airline established in 1937, Icelandair has expanded its international network using Iceland’s unique geographic position as a hub halfway between Europe and North America. In 2022, it transported 3.7 million passengers to 51 destinations in Europe and North America.

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