Air New Zealand (ASX:AIZ) has seen a rise of 6 per cent in its total passenger numbers, this financial year to date, with passengers rising across all of its region.
The most growth this 2018 finanical year has came from domestic passengers, following by short haul flights, and Tasman/Pacific flights.
America and the UK have seen the least passenger growth.
And despite its 787-9 fleet experiencing delays and cancellations amid Rolls Royce engine maintenance issues, all metrics rose at a group level, while its passenger load factor dipped 0.7 per cent, compared to the prior corresponding period.
Despite the good news, Air New Zealand (ASX:AIZ) are trading almost 2 per cent lower to $2.97.