Air New Zealand said May yield rose 7.1% year-over-year, due largely to foreign exchange gains. Excluding those, yield climbed 1.7%. It flew 1.72 billion RPKs during the month, down 11.4%, against a 13.9% decline in capacity to 2.28 billion ASKs. Load factor rose 2.2 points to 75.7%. Allegiant Air flew 381.1 million RPMs in May, up 23.9% from the year-ago month. Capacity rose 22.9% to 420.5 million ASMs and load factor increased 0.7 point to 90.6%.
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