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Australian domestic airlines report 2% rise in Sep-2009 pax

19-Nov-2009 11:28 AM

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reports (18-Nov-2009) the following traffic highlights for Australian domestic airlines in Sep-2009:

  • Passenger numbers: 4.4 million, +2.3% year-on-year;
  • Load factor: 82.3%, +3.2 ppts;
  • Top ten domestic city pairs:
    • Melbourne-Sydney: 611,700, +7.9% year-on-year;
    • Brisbane-Sydney: 368,500, +3.7%;
    • Brisbane-Melbourne: 250,700, +2.8%;
    • Gold Coast-Sydney: 184,000, +8.6%;
    • Adelaide-Melbourne: 164,500, -5.5%;
    • Gold Coast-Melbourne: 146,500, +7.3%;
    • Melbourne-Perth: 142,800, +3.4%;
    • Adelaide-Sydney: 137,500, +8.9%;
    • Perth-Sydney: 117,300, -1.7%;
    • Brisbane-Cairns: 97,800, -6.7%. [more]