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

    Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) released (17-May-2018) its May-2018 Domestic Air Fare Indexes:

    • Business fares: 93.8, -2.2ppts (compared to a Jul-2003 baseline of 100);
    • Restricted economy fares: 97.9, +17.5ppts;
    • Best discount: 61.5, -3.0ppts.

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