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

    Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) released (15-Mar-2018) its Mar-2018 Domestic Air Fare Indexes:

    • Business fares: 93.9, -1.5ppts (compared to a Jul-2003 baseline of 100);
    • Restricted economy fares: 99.1, +18.7ppts;
    • Best discount: 78.7, -3.0ppts.

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