Australia’s BITRE releases domestic airfare index for Jan-2018

    Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) released (11-Jan-2018) its Jan-2018 Domestic Air Fare Indexes:

    • Business fares: 93.3, -0.9ppts (compared to a Jul-2003 baseline of 100);
    • Restricted economy fares: 98.7, +19.4ppts;
    • Best discount: 60.4, +1.5ppts.

    Indexes are constructed from BITRE’s monthly survey of airline Internet booking sites. [more – original PR]