BITRE: Australia domestic pax stable at 5.5m in Aug-2019

    Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Region Economics (BITRE) reported (18-Sep-2019) the following traffic highlights for Australian domestic airlines for Aug-2019:

    • Passengers: 5.5 million, +0.2% year-on-year;
      • Top 10 domestic city pairs:
        • Melbourne-Sydney: 758,311, -2.1%;
        • Brisbane-Sydney: 431,064, -0.9%;
        • Brisbane-Melbourne: 330,830, -1.6%;
        • Gold Coast-Sydney: 235,419, +3.0%;
        • Adelaide-Melbourne: 222,844, +2.3%;
        • Gold Coast-Melbourne: 193,023, +2.1%;
        • Melbourne-Perth: 184,545, +0.6%;
        • Adelaide-Sydney: 158,892, -1.8%;
        • Perth-Sydney: 147,114, -0.2%;
        • Hobart-Melbourne: 132,737, +0.1%;
    • Passenger load factor: 82.3%, -0.9ppt;
      • Gold Coast-Melbourne: 90.6%, -0.3ppt;
      • Gold Coast-Sydney: 86.1%, -1.6ppts;
      • Melbourne-Perth: 86.1%, -1.1ppts;
      • Brisbane-Melbourne: 85.4%, -1.7ppts;
      • Perth-Sydney: 84.2%, +1.5ppts;
      • Melbourne-Sydney: 83.5%, -2.2ppts;
      • Adelaide-Melbourne: 82.8%, +2.3ppts;
      • Adelaide-Sydney: 82.8%, +1.9ppts;
      • Brisbane-Sydney: 82.6%, -3.2ppts;
      • Hobart-Melbourne: 78.6%, -0.3ppt;
    • RPKs: +0.4%;
    • ASKs: +1.5%;
    • Aircraft movements: 55,883, +3.0%;
    • Seats: 6.9 million, +1.9%.