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Australia's domestic pax numbers down 1% in Sep-2013, load factor down

26-Nov-2013 11:51 AM

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reports (25-Nov-2013) the following traffic highlights for Australian domestic airlines in Sep-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 4.8 million, -0.5% year-on-year;
  • Top ten domestic city pairs:
    • Melbourne-Sydney: 667,855, -2.3%;
    • Brisbane-Sydney: 367,848, -4.4%;
    • Brisbane-Melbourne: 273,245, +0.3%;
    • Gold Coast-Sydney: 217,318, -2.1%;
    • Melbourne-Perth: 183,433, +1.5%;
    • Adelaide-Melbourne: 179,676, +6.2%;
    • Perth-Sydney: 147,536, -1.8%;
    • Gold Coast-Melbourne: 145,873, -11.3%;
    • Adelaide-Sydney: 141,044, -5.0%;
    • Hobart-Melbourne: 105,173, +5.7%;
  • Load factor: 75.9%, -1.9 ppts;
    • Melbourne-Sydney: 80%, +4.0 ppts;
    • Brisbane-Sydney: 77.3%, +0.1 ppt;
    • Brisbane-Melbourne: 78.8%, -2.3 ppts;
    • Gold Coast-Sydney: 77.7%, -2.4 ppts;
    • Melbourne-Perth: 74.3%, -1.8 ppts;
    • Adelaide-Melbourne: 75.1%, -3.1 ppts;
    • Perth-Sydney: 80.5%, +1.7 ppts;
    • Gold Coast-Melbourne: 86.1%, -3.9 ppts;
    • Adelaide-Sydney: 76.4%, -2.6 ppts;
    • Hobart-Melbourne: 74%, -7.1 ppts;
  • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +0.4%;
  • Capacity (seats): 6.6 million, +2.6%;
  • Flights: 54,724, +2.2%. [more – original PR]