Air New Zealand pax up 7% to 1.3m with 85% load factor in Apr-2017

    Air New Zealand passenger numbers up 7% – traffic highlights for Apr-2017:

    • Passengers: 1.3 million, +6.6% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.1 million, +7.0%;
      • Domestic: 849,000, +6.7%;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 283,000, +7.9%;
      • Long haul: 153,000, +3.2%;
      • North America/UK: 92,000, -0.7%;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 61,000, -1.2%;
    • Passenger load factor: 85.2%, +2.6ppts;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 88.9%, +4.5ppts;
      • Long haul: 87.5%, +4.4ppts;
      • North America/UK: 86.7%, +4.4ppts;
      • Domestic: 83.7%, +0.8ppt;
      • Short haul: 82.6%, +0.7ppt;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 82.0%, +0.6ppt.