Air New Zealand passenger numbers up 5.9% - traffic highlights in Aug-2010:
- Passenger numbers: 978,000, +5.9% year-on-year;
- Passenger load factor: 81.9%, +1.5 ppts;
Air New Zealand: “Group-wide yields for the financial year to date were up 4.5% on the same period last year. Compared to last August, year-to-date short-haul yields were down 1.1%, as the airline continued to lower fares which stimulated demand, and the respective long-haul yields were up by 11.5%. Removing the impact of foreign exchange, group-wide yields were up 8.9%,” Source: Company statement, 21-Sep-2010.