Air New Zealand reports 18th consecutive month of pax growth in Dec-2017

    Air New Zealand reported (30-Jan-2018) traffic highlights for Dec-2017:

    • Passengers: 1.7 million, +6.1% year-on-year;
      • Short-haul: 1.5 million, +7.1%;
      • Domestic: 1.1 million, +7.5%;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 378,000, +5.7%;
      • Long haul: 211,000, -0.3%;
      • North America/UK: 123,000, +1.0%;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 88,000, -2.0%;
    • Passenger load factor: 83.6%, +0.1ppt;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 86.0%, -0.3ppt;
      • Long-haul: 85.2%, -1.2ppts;
      • North America/UK: 84.7%, -1.8ppts;
      • Domestic: 83.6%, +1.0ppt;
      • Short haul: 81.6%, +1.8ppts;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 80.6%, +2.2ppts;
    • Year-to-date RASK: +2.0%;
      • Short haul: +5.3%;
      • Long haul: -3.3%.

    According to CAPA Airline Traffic Database, Air New Zealand achieved its 18th consecutive month of passenger growth in Dec-2017. [more – original PR]