Air New Zealand reports 23rd consecutive month of pax growth in May-2018

    Air New Zealand reported (21-Jun-2018) traffic highlights for May-2018:

    • Passengers: 1.2 million, +6.3% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.1 million, +6.3%;
      • Domestic: 829,000, +5.6%;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 264,000, +8.7%;
      • Long haul: 146,000, +6.4 %;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 45,000, +7.3%;
      • North America/UK: 90,000, +5.8%;
    • Passenger load factor: 81.4%, +0.3ppt;
      • Short haul: 82.1%, -0.1ppt;
      • Domestic: 82.4%, +1.9ppts;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 82.0%, -1.2ppts;
      • Long haul: 80.8%, 0.5ppt;
      • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 81.0%, +4.8ppts;
      • North America/UK: 80.7%, -2.0ppts;
    • Year-to-date RASK: +1.8%;
      • Short haul: +3.9%;
      • Long haul: -1.8%.

    According to the CAPA Airline Traffic Database, Air New Zealand achieved its 23rd consecutive month of passenger growth in May-2018. [more – original PR]