Air New Zealand pax up 3% in May-2019, load factor improves to 84%

    Air New Zealand reported (27-Jun-2019) the following traffic highlights for May-2019:

    • Passengers: 1.3 million, +3.4% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.1 million, +3.1%;
        • Domestic: 855,000, +3.2%;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 271,000, +2.8%;
      • Long haul: 155,000, +6.2%;
        • Americas/UK: 84,000, -6.7%;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 71,000, +27.2%;
    • Passenger load factor: 84.2%, +2.8ppts;
      • Short haul: 84.1%, +1.9ppts;
        • Domestic: 86.3%, +3.9ppts;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 82.9%, +0.9ppt;
      • Long haul: 84.3%, +3.5ppts;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 82.4%, +1.4ppts;
        • Americas/UK: 85.8%, +5.1ppts;
    • Year-to-date RASK: +1.7%;
      • Short haul: +0.3%;
      • Long haul: +3.0%.