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2-Aug-2013 11:29 AM

International pax to/from Australia up 9% in May-2013, capacity (seats) up 8%

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reports (01-Aug-2013) the following international traffic highlights to/from Australia in May-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 2.3 million, +8.5% year-on-year;
    • Available seats: 3.3 million, +7.5%;
    • Flights: 13,155, +5.9%;
    • Cargo volume: 73,093 tonnes, +3.0%;
    • Aircraft movements: 13,831, +4.4%;
  • Top 10 international carriers:
  • Share of passengers carried:
  • Share of cargo carried:

BITRE also reported (01-Aug-2013) LCCs - AirAsia X, Indonesia AirAsia, Jetstar, Jetstar Asia, Tiger Airways and Scoot accounted for 13.9% of total international passenger traffic to/from Australia in May-2013. The LCC share in May-2012 was 12.6%. The Qantas group – Qantas Airways (17.2%), Jetstar (7.4%) and JetstarAsia (0.4%) accounted for 25% of total passenger carriage in May-2013.The group’s share in May-2012 was 26.7%. [more – original PR]