15-Jul-2013 11:16 AM

Australia's BITRE releases domestic air fare index for Jul-2013, fares up in all categories

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) released (12-Jul-2013) Domestic Air Fare Index for Jul-2013 which showed the ‘Best Discount Fare’ Index (Jul-2003 = 100) for domestic travel rose 9.9% year-on-year to 63.4 in Jul-2013. ‘Restricted Economy’ and ‘Full Economy’ were higher when compared to Jul-2012, up 5.9% and 3.8% respectively. ‘Business Class’ rose 17.9% year-on-year. [more – original PR]