BITRE: Australia domestic pax down 39.3% in Mar-2020, MEL-SYD traffic down 49%

    Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Region Economics (BITRE) reported (20-May-2020) the following domestic traffic highlights for Australian airlines for Mar-2020:

    • Passengers: 3.1 million, -39.3% year-on-year;
      • Melbourne-Sydney: 416,263, -49.0%;
      • Brisbane-Sydney: 228,371, -43.5%;
      • Brisbane-Melbourne: 168,894, -42.8%;
      • Gold Coast-Sydney: 130,820, -39.9%;
      • Adelaide-Melbourne: 129,445, -43.1%;
      • Melbourne-Perth: 117,238, -33.2%;
      • Gold Coast-Melbourne: 101,976, -35.6%;
      • Adelaide-Sydney: 99,202, -40.5%;
      • Perth-Sydney: 94,861, -32.7%;
      • Hobart-Melbourne: 90,499, -40.0%;
    • Passenger load factor: 62.7% -16.0pp;
      • Gold Coast-Melbourne: 72.2%, -17.0pp;
      • Gold Coast-Sydney: 70.7%, -16.8pp;
      • Adelaide-Sydney: 65.3%, -19.4pp;
      • Hobart-Melbourne: 65.3%, -13.8pp;
      • Melbourne-Perth: 65.3%, -17.8pp;
      • Perth-Sydney: 64.8%, -18.4pp;
      • Melbourne-Sydney: 64.1%, -21.5pp;
      • Adelaide-Melbourne: 63.1%, -19.0pp;
      • Brisbane-Sydney: 63.1%, -19.2pp;
      • Brisbane-Melbourne: 61.6%, -19.6pp;
    • RPKs: -37.2%;
    • ASKs: -21.1%;
    • Aircraft movements: 43,075, -19.7%;
    • Seats: 5.0 million -22.7%.