Air New Zealand pax up 6% in Feb-2019, load factor improves to 84%

    Air New Zealand reported (25-Mar-2019) the following traffic highlights for Feb-2019:

    • Passengers: 1.4 million, +5.8% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.2 million, +6.1%;
        • Domestic: 928,000, +4.7%;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 305,000, +10.7%;
      • Long haul: 181,000, +3.8%;
        • Americas/UK: 104,000, +3.7%;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 77,000, +4.0%;
    • Passenger load factor: 83.6%, +0.5ppt;
      • Short haul: 82.8%, +0.3ppt;
        • Domestic: 84.9%, -0.9ppt;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 81.6%, +1.0ppt;
      • Long haul: 84.1%, +0.5ppt;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 86.5%, +4.7ppts;
        • Americas/UK: 82.7%, -2.1ppts;
    • Year-to-date RASK: +2.0%;
      • Short haul: +0.1%;
      • Long haul: +3.7%.