Air New Zealand pax up 3% to 1.8m in Dec-2019

    Air New Zealand reported (28-Jan-2020) the following traffic highlights for Dec-2019:

    • Passengers: 1.8 million, +3.2% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.6 million, +1.9%;
        • Domestic: 1.2 million, +2.4%;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 407,000, +0.5%;
      • Long haul: 253,000, +12.1%;
        • Americas/UK: 135,000, +3.4%;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 118,000, +24.0%;
    • Passenger load factor: 85.1%, +1.4ppts;
      • Short haul: 83.2%, +1.8ppts;
        • Domestic: 85.7%, +2.8ppts;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 81.8%, +1.2ppts;
      • Long haul: 86.5%, +1.0ppt;
        • Americas/UK: 86.5%, +3.2ppts;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 86.5%, -2.8ppts;
    • Year-to-date RASK: +0.3%;
      • Short haul: +2.6%;
      • Long haul: -0.9%.