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Air New Zealand passenger numbers up 3.1% in Feb-2010

23-Mar-2010 10:27 AM

Air New Zealand passenger numbers up 3.1% - traffic highlights in Feb-2010:

  • Passenger numbers: 997,000, +3.1% year-on-year;
    • Short-haul: 857,000, +4.3%;
      • Domestic: 661,000, +7%;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 196,000, -3.4%;
    • Long-haul: 140,000, -4.1%;
  • Passenger load factor: 83.2%, +4.5 ppts;
    • Short-haul: 80%, +5.0 ppts;
      • Domestic: 81%, +3.7 ppts;
      • Tasman/Pacific: 79.4%, +5.8 ppts;
    • Long-haul: 85.2%, +4.1 ppts;
      • Asia/Japan/UK: 84%, +5.1 ppts;
      • North America/UK: 86.1%, +3.1 ppts. [more]

Air New Zealand: “Group-wide yields for the financial year to date were down 9.6% on the same period last year. Year to date Short Haul yields were down 8.1% and the respective Long Haul yields were down by 13.3%. Removing the impact of foreign exchange, Group-wide yields were down 9.1%,” Source: Company statement, 22-Mar-2010.