Air New Zealand pax up 2% to 1.3m in Jan-2020, driven by 14% long haul traffic growth

    Air New Zealand reported (27-Feb-2020) the following traffic highlights for Jan-2020:

    • Passengers: 1.3 million, +1.9% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.1 million, -0.2%;
        • Domestic: 780,000 +0.6%;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 333,000, -2.0%;
      • Long haul: 218,000, +14.2%;
        • Americas/UK: 117,000, +3.3%;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 100,000, +30.3%;
    • Passenger load factor: 84.9%, +0.6pp;
      • Short haul: 82.9%, +2.3pp;
        • Domestic: 85.7%, +3.3pp;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 81.7%, +1.9pp;
      • Long haul: 86.1%, -1.1pp;
        • Americas/UK: 86.5%, +0.4pp;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 85.5%, -3.6pp;
    • Year-to-date RASK: +0.4%;
      • Short haul: +3.2%;
      • Long haul: -0.7%.