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Australia's BITRE reports 8.3% rise in Feb-2010 domestic pax: MEL-SYD up 17.8%

23-Apr-2010 10:21 AM

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reports (22-Apr-2010) the following traffic highlights for Australian domestic airlines in Feb-2010:

  • Passenger numbers: 4.0 million, +8.3% year-on-year;
  • Load factor: 79.4%, +3.4 ppts;
    • Top ten domestic city pairs:
      • Melbourne-Sydney: 636,681, +17.8%;
      • Brisbane-Sydney: 343,605, +8.9%;
      • Gold Coast-Sydney: 199,029, +21.8%;
      • Brisbane-Melbourne: 197,732, +7.5%;
      • Adelaide-Melbourne: 161,044, -3.1%:
      • Adelaide-Sydney: 140,208, +22.1%;
      • Gold Coast-Melbourne: 126,808, +8.0%;
      • Melbourne-Perth: 125,243, -2.1%;
      • Perth-Sydney: 121,063, +9.3%;
      • Hobart-Melbourne: 101,750, +0.7%. [more]