Air New Zealand pax up 1% to 1.4m in Oct-2019, driven by strong Asian market growth

    Air New Zealand reported (22-Nov-2019) the following traffic highlights for Oct-2019:

    • Passengers: 1.4 million, +1.4% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.2 million, +0.6%;
        • Domestic: 898,000, +0.3%;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 327,000, +1.5%;
      • Long haul: 172,000, +7.4%;
        • Americas/UK: 93,000, -1.0%;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 79,000, +19.4%;
    • Passenger load factor: 84.9%, +1.2ppts;
      • Short haul: 85.0%, +0.4ppt;
        • Domestic: 87.1%, +2.4ppts;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 84.0%, -0.6ppt;
      • Long haul: 84.8%, +1.9ppts;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 87.9%, +4.1ppts;
        • Americas/UK: 82.7%, +0.3ppt;
    • Year-to-date RASK: -0.9%;
      • Short haul: +1.4%;
      • Long haul: -2.7%.