The New Zealand Aviation Outlook was commissioned to provide insights specifically for the New Zealand market. To fully comprehend the analysis and benchmarking enclosed in the report, it is helpful to start by understanding the unique local market.
As a two-island nation in the South Pacific, New Zealand is heavily dependant on aviation to connect itself toward the of the world for business growth and leisure travel experiences. Today there are record numbers of visitors to New Zealand as it is seen as a safe and desirable place to do business and take a holiday. With business confidence growing, we have also seen a sustainable growth in carrier service to and from New Zealand to facilitate passenger growth.
This issue looks at the current state of the New Zealand market. How many people are heading to our shores? What is motivating them to visit New Zealand? And where are they coming from? We also take a look at the local economy today and look ahead to 2018-19.