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Australia's domestic pax numbers up 4% in Jul-2013, capacity (seats) also up 4%

2-Oct-2013 11:20 AM

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reports (01-Oct-2013) the following traffic highlights for Australian domestic airlines in Jul-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 5.1 million, +4% year-on-year;
    • Top ten domestic city pairs:
      • Melbourne-Sydney: 723,934, +4.9%;
      • Brisbane-Sydney: 386,496, +2.4%;
      • Brisbane-Melbourne: 286,676, +2.7%;
      • Gold Coast-Sydney: 218,692, +8.6%;
      • Melbourne-Perth: 201,143, +5.5%;
      • Adelaide-Melbourne: 199,000, +12.1%;
      • Perth-Sydney: 155,180, +0.1%;
      • Adelaide-Sydney: 149,178, +1.2%;
      • Gold Coast-Melbourne: 143,975, -8.9%;
      • Brisbane-Cairns: 117,612, +3.5%;
    • Load factor: 78.8%, +0.9 ppt;
      • Melbourne-Sydney: 82%, +6.7 ppts;
      • Brisbane-Sydney: 80.2%, -0.6 ppt;
      • Brisbane-Melbourne: 79.9%, stable;
      • Gold Coast-Sydney: 80.1%, +2.5 ppts;
      • Melbourne-Perth: 79.8%, +3.5 ppts;
      • Adelaide-Melbourne: 80.5%, +0.7 ppt;
      • Perth-Sydney: 82.4%, +5.2 ppts;
      • Adelaide-Sydney: 80.5%, +4.9 ppts;
      • Gold Coast-Melbourne: 87.2%, +3.9 ppts;
      • Brisbane-Cairns: 81.9%, -5.5 ppts;
    • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +1.9%;
    • Capacity (seats): 6.8 million, +3.5%;
    • Flights: 56,770, +3.2%. [more – original PR]