Air New Zealand reports 21st consecutive month of pax growth in Mar-2018

    Air New Zealand reported (27-Apr-2018) traffic highlights for Mar-2018:

    • Passengers: 1.8 million, +8.6% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.5 million, +8.3%;
      • Domestic: 1.2 million, +7.9%;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 363,000, +9.6%;
      • Long haul: 212,000, +11.0%;
      • North America/UK: 124,000, +10.2%;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 88,000, +12.3%;
    • Passenger load factor: 85.4%, +3.5ppts;
      • North America/UK: 86.7%, +2.7ppts;
      • Domestic: 86.3%, +2.4ppts;
      • Long haul: 86.2%, +4.7ppts;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 85.3%, +7.5ppts;
      • Short-haul: 84.5%, +2.2ppts;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 83.4%, +2.1ppts;
    • Year-to-date RASK: +2.4%;
      • Short haul: +5.0%;
      • Long haul: -1.7%.

    According to CAPA Airline Traffic Database, Air New Zealand achieved its 21st consecutive month of passenger growth in Mar-2018. [more – original PR]