Air New Zealand pax up 6% to 1.3m with 83% load factor in Jan-2018

    Air New Zealand reported (19-Feb-2018) traffic highlights for Jan-2018:

    • Passengers: 1.3 million, +6.0% year-on-year;
      • Short-haul: 1.1 million, +7.2%;
      • Domestic: 764,000 million, +7.8%;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 312,000, +5.8%;
      • Long haul: 178,000, -0.6%;
      • North America/UK: 106,000, +1.3%;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 72,000, -3.3%;
    • Passenger load factor: 82.6%, stable;
      • North America/UK: 85.2%, -1.7ppts;
      • Long haul: 84.1%, -1.3ppts;
      • Domestic: 82.8%, +3.6ppts;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 82.4%, -0.6ppt;
      • Short haul: 80.6%, +1.8ppts;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 79.6%, +0.9 ppt;
    • Year-to-date RASK: +2.0%;