Air New Zealand pax up 5% to 1.4m in Jul-2018, load factor slightly increases to 83.5%

    Air New Zealand reported (20-Aug-2018) the following traffic highlights for Jul-2018:

    • Passengers: 1.4 million, +4.7% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.2 million, +4.4%;
        • Domestic: 892,000, +3.4%;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 356,000, +7.0%;
      • Long haul: 172,000, +6.3 %;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 65,000, +2.8%;
        • North America/UK: 107,000, +8.5%;
    • Passenger load factor: 83.5%, +0.8ppt;
      • Short haul: 80.9%, -0.3ppt;
        • Domestic: 81.0%, -0.7ppt;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 80.8%, -0.1ppt;
      • Long haul: 86.0%, +1.9ppts;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 82.9%, +2.2ppts;
        • North America/UK: 87.7%, 1.6ppts;
    • Year-to-date RASK: -0.4%;