LONDON METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
CA2010C Aviation Financial Management
The following report evaluates the operational activities of Air New Zealand. Air NewZealand is the national carrier of New Zealand and is part of the Star Alliance Group.Detailed examination of the company financial position have been reviewed, as well as keyoperational activities examined, such as routes evaluation, passenger load factors,employees productivity, operational statistics, operating fleet, company strategy, etc.Competitor performance analyzes has been compared, followed by conclusion.
Air New Zealand has its route structure divided into domestic and international flights(http://www.airnewzealand.co.nz/).There are over 550 flights per day to 27 domestic destinations
more than any other airline.The routes include the following cities:Kaitaia, Kerikeri, Whangarei, Auckland, Tauranga, Whakatane, Rotorua, Hamilton, Gisborne,Taupo, Napier, New Plymouth, Wanganui, Palmerston North, Masterton, Wellington, Nelson,Blenheim, Westport, Hokitika, Christchurch, Timaru, Oamaru, Wanaka, Queenstown,Dunedin, Invercargill;The international flights of the airline are divided into three geographical parts
Europe, Asia& Australasia and the Americas.Air New Zealand operates direct flight on its own to London, but uses code shareflights with its partners to other European destinations (mainly UK, Ireland and Germany),such as Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin, Belfast, Amsterdam, Brussels, Vienna,Munich, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg;Australasia part of the world is again served directly by Air New Zealand and its codeshare partners. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Adelaide,Perth, Cairns in Australia, Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, and the new route - Beijing in Japan(including other internal locations served by partners of the airline), Tonga, Norfolk Islandand others.North American region is served by Air New Zealand with direct flights to LosAngeles and San Francisco, USA and the new route - Vancouver, Canada, although manymore cities including New York, Washington, Chicago and Mexico are served by the airlinecode share partners.