Australian international traffic up 10% in Mar-2018, load factor jumps to nearly 80%

    Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics reported (14-Jun-2018) the following highlights for international airline activity in Australia:

    • Mar-2018:
      • International scheduled passenger traffic: 3,371,000, +10.2% year-on-year;
      • Available international scheduled seats: 4,483,000, +4.8%;
      • Average load factor: 78.3%, +3.6 percentage points;
      • Freight: 99,024 tonnes, +3%;
      • Mail: 2741 tonnes, -16.4%;
      • Flights: 17005, +5.2%;
      • Aircraft movements: +5.7%.
    • 12 months to Mar-2018: