Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics released its domestic aviation activity report for Oct-2017 highlighting an increase of 3.4% year-on-year, equalling 5.42 million passengers.
According to BITRE, available seat kilometres (ASKs), decreased by 0.5% year-on-year to a total of 7.72 billion. The industry wide load factor (RPKs/ASKs) increased from 80.0% in Oct-2016 to 82.3% in Oct-2017.
For the month of Sep-2017, Melbourne-Sydney remained Australia’s busiest route with 810,641 passengers, a decrease of 4.5% year-on-year. It was followed by Brisbane-Sydney with 419,015 passengers (up 3.7%) and Brisbane-Melbourne with 328,434 passengers (up 6.2%).
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