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Old Feb 20, 19, 2:45 pm
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sbiddle
 
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Originally Posted by kiwifrequentflyer View Post
Let's survey all Australians who fly, and see how many of them want to regularly fly to IAH.

Very, very few.
I simply don't know how you can say "very, very few".

The real world reality is that at present 7 days a week there are approximately 100 connecting Australian passengers on NZ28 - some days it will be more, other days it will be less than that ~30% loading.

Loadings to ORD of Australian passengers are exceeding that 30% figure, on some days quite significantly.

The Americas is a key market for NZ through traffic from Australia and those numbers are significant, and why we've seen increases in the number of widebody 789 and 777 services to and from Australia.
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