Air New Zealand pax up 2% in Aug-2019, load factor stable at 83%

    Air New Zealand reported (19-Sep-2019) the following traffic highlights for Aug-2019:

    • Passengers: 1.3 million, +2.2% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.2 million, +1.8%;
        • Domestic: 835,000, +0.6%;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 321,000, +5.1%;
      • Long haul: 165,000, +5.4%;
        • Americas/UK: 91,000, -1.0%;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 74,000, +14.3%;
    • Passenger load factor: 83.3%, +0.4ppt;
      • Short haul: 82.8%, +1.3ppts;
        • Domestic: 82.4%, +2.0ppts;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 83.0%, +0.9ppt;
      • Long haul: 83.7%, -0.4ppt;
        • Americas/UK: 84.4%, -1.6ppts;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 82.8%, +1.7ppts;
    • Year-to-date RASK: -1.0%;
      • Short haul: +1.2%;
      • Long haul: -2.7%.