20-Aug-2010 10:52 AM

Air New Zealand passenger numbers up 7.2% in Jul-2010

Air New Zealand passenger numbers up 7.2% - traffic highlights in Jul-2010:

  • Passenger numbers: 1.2 million, +7.2% year-on-year*;
  • Short-haul: 1.0 million, +7.6%;
    • Domestic: 731,000, +7.7%;
    • Tasman/Pacific: 271,000, +7.5%;
  • Long-haul: 153,000, +5.2%;
  • Passenger load factor: 84.1%, +4 ppts;
  • Short-haul: 82.9%, +4.9 ppts;
    • Domestic: 79.8%, +3.5 ppts;
    • Tasman/Pacific: 84.5%, +5.6 ppts;
  • Long-haul: 85%, +3.4 ppts;

*Percentage movements have been adjusted on a daily weighted average basis. The adjustment takes into account the difference in days for the Jul-2010 accounting period compared with Jul-2009.

Air New Zealand: “Group-wide yields for the first month of the 2011 financial year were up 5.0% on the same period last year. Compared to last July, short-haul yields were down 0.2%, as the airline introduced lower fares which stimulated demand, and the respective long-haul yields were up by 11.6%. Removing the impact of foreign exchange, group-wide yields were up 9.6%," Source: Air New Zealand, 19-Aug-2010.

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