Australia’s BITRE releases domestic airfare index for Jul-2017, domestic fares up 4%

    Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) released (13-Jul-2017) the Domestic Air Fare Index for Jul-2017 which showed the ‘Best Discount Fare’ Index (Jul-2003 = 100) for domestic travel increased 4.4% year-on-year to 59.9 in Jul-2017. ‘Restricted economy’ increased 4.2% year-on-year and ‘Business class’ increased 0.8% year-on-year. [more – original PR]