Air New Zealand pax up 4% to 1.6m with 83% load factor in Sep-2017

    Air New Zealand reported (16-Oct-2017) traffic highlights for Sep-2017:

    • Passengers: 1.6 million, +4.4% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.4 million, +5.2%;
      • Domestic: 1.0 million, +6.4%;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 356,000, +1.9%;
      • Long haul: 194,000, -1.0%;
      • North America/UK: 118,000, -0.8%;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 76,000, -1.4%;
    • Passenger load factor: 82.5%, -1.8ppts;
      • North America/UK: 86.7%, -1.2ppts;
      • Long haul: 83.2%, -3.3ppts;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 82.6%, -0.9ppt;
      • Short haul: 81.6%, +0.1ppt;
      • Domestic: 79.9%, +2.0ppts;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 77.7%, -6.5ppts;
    • Year-to-date RASK: +0.8%;