2-Sep-2010 11:10 AM

Australian international traffic surges 14% in Jun-2010: LCCs account for 18.5%

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reports (02-Jul-2010) the following international traffic highlights to/from Australia in Jun-2010:

  • Passenger numbers: 2.09 million, +14.3% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 63,681 tonnes, +13.6%,
  • Flights: 12 645, +7.0%;

BITRE added that LCCs AirAsia X, Indonesia AirAsia, Jetstar, Pacific Blue, Polynesian Blue and Tiger Airways accounted for 18.5% of total international passenger traffic to/from Australia in Jun-2010, an increase of 1.8 ppts over Jun-2009.