18-Oct-2013 11:13 AM

Australia's BITRE releases domestic air fare index for Oct-2013, business fares up

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) released (17-Oct-2013) Domestic Air Fare Index for Oct-2013 which showed the ‘Best Discount Fare’ Index (Jul-2003 = 100) for domestic travel fell 10% year-on-year to 58.3 in Oct-2013. ‘Restricted Economy’ and ‘Full Economy’ were higher when compared to Oct-2012, up 3.6% and 3.2% respectively. ‘Business Class’ was also higher, up 29.4% year-on-year. [more – original PR]