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Air New Zealand passenger numbers up 2% in May-2012, yields stronger

21-Jun-2012 11:01 AM

Air New Zealand passenger numbers up 2.0% – traffic highlights for May-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 910,000, +2.0% year-on-year;
    • Short-haul: 807,000, +1.7%;
    • Domestic: 611,000, +0.4%;
    • Tasman/Pacific: 195,000, +5.9%;
    • Long-haul: 103,000, +4.8%;
    • Asia/Japan/UK: 41,000, +10.8%;
    • North America/UK: 62,000, +1.1%;
  • Passenger load factor: 79.7%, +1.2 ppts;
    • Short-haul: 80.8%, +1.8 ppts;
    • Domestic: 78.9%, -0.1 ppt;
    • Tasman/Pacific: 81.9%, +3.0 ppts;
    • Long-haul: 78.9%, +0.8 ppt;
    • Asia/Japan/UK: 73.3%, +0.1 ppt;
    • North America/UK: 82.9%, +1.7 ppts. [more – original PR]

Air New Zealand: “Group-wide yields for the financial year to date were up 3.2% on the same period last year. Compared to May-2011, year to date Short Haul yields were up 1.1%. Long Haul yields were up by 3.7%. Removing the impact of foreign exchange, Group-wide yields were up 5.0%.” Source: Company statement, 20-Jun-2012.