Roy Morgan Research is now releasing quarterly Domestic Airline Satisfaction for New Zealand with August 2011 results showing that Air New Zealand is leading with 87% of its domestic customers ‘very’ or ‘fairly’ satisfied. Air New Zealand Link follows closely at 86%.
A total of 69% of domestic Pacific Blue (Virgin) customers were satisfied for the three months to August 2011. Satisfaction for Jetstar for the same period was 54%, far below the industry average of 79%.
Satisfaction with Domestic Airlines used in last 12 months
Source: Roy Morgan Single Source, November 2010 – August 2011, Total using domestic airline in last 12 months average quarterly sample n=1,348. N.B. ‘Total Industry’ average also includes other domestic airlines not shown. “% satisfied” is the proportion of all customers who are “Very” or “Fairly” satisfied with that Airline (on a five point scale).
Jane Ianniello, Roy Morgan Research International Director of Tourism, Travel & Leisure, says:
“Air New Zealand has a large lead over Pacific Blue in terms of domestic airline satisfaction. Both leisure and business customers are giving Air New Zealand a higher satisfaction rating.
“The satisfaction rating for Jetstar has fallen in the last seven months.”
An extensive range of Roy Morgan Travel & Tourism Reports or detailed profiles of New Zealand Holidaymakers are also available.
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