BITRE: Australia domestic pax down 86.7% in Jul-2020, MEL-SYD traffic declines 95.9%

    Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Region Economics (BITRE) reported (28-Sep-2020) the following domestic traffic highlights for Australian airlines for Jul-2020:

    • Passengers: 727,979, -86.7% year-on-year;
      • Brisbane-Sydney: 94,549, -78.1%;
      • Brisbane-Cairns: 62,555, -47.7%;
      • Brisbane-Townsville: 40,490, -57.5%;
      • Gold Coast-Sydney: 34,335, -85.4%;
      • Melbourne-Sydney: 30,926, -95.9%;
      • Brisbane-Mackay: 28,035, -59.3%;
      • Ballina-Sydney: 26,844, -28.7%;
      • Cairns-Sydney: 24,123, -78.0%;
      • Broome-Perth: 19,194, -44.6%;
      • Adelaide-Brisbane: 18,226, -76.9%;
    • Passenger load factor: 59.1% -23.2pp;
      • Brisbane-Sydney: 73.9%, -8.7pp;
      • Brisbane-Cairns: 90.8%, 6.1pp;
      • Brisbane-Townsville: 81.9%, 1.5pp;
      • Gold Coast-Sydney: 76.2%, -9.9pp;
      • Melbourne-Sydney: 43.8%, -39.7pp;
      • Brisbane-Mackay: 75.3%, -2.0pp;
      • Ballina-Sydney: 77.3%, -3.8pp;
      • Cairns-Sydney: 69.7%, -18.5pp;
      • Broome-Perth: 85.0%, -3.7pp;
      • Adelaide-Brisbane: 86.6%, 4.0pp;
    • RPKs: -88.5%;
    • ASKs: -83.9%;
    • Aircraft movements: 14,785, -73.6%;
    • Seats: 1.2 million, -82.7%.