Air New Zealand pax up 4% to 1.3m in Jan-2019, load factor improves to 84%

    Air New Zealand reported (26-Feb-2019) the following traffic highlights for Jan-2019:

    • Passengers: 1.3 million, +4.1% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.1 million, +3.6%;
        • Domestic: 775,000, +1.5%;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 340,000, +8.9%;
      • Long haul: 191,000, +7.1%;
        • Americas/UK: 114,000, +6.8%;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 77,000, +7.4%;
    • Passenger load factor: 84.3%, +1.7ppts;
      • Short haul: 80.6%, stable;
        • Domestic: 82.4%, -0.4ppt;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 79.8%, +0.2ppt;
      • Long haul: 87.2%, +3.1ppts;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 89.1%, +6.7ppts;
        • Americas/UK: 86.1%, +0.9ppt;
    • Year-to-date RASK: +2.1%;
      • Short haul: +0.4%;
      • Long haul: +3.7%.