The website Aviation Business Asia Pacific on 15 January 2015 highlighted the continuing growth in international air travel to and from Australia.The increase is in the order of 5.3% from October 2013 to October 2014.
The website Aviation Business Asia Pacific on 15 January 2015 highlighted the continuing growth in international air travel to and from Australia.The increase is in the order of 5.3 per cent from October 2013 to October 2014.
Currently fifty-two international carriers operate scheduled services to/from Australia, with Qantas having the largest market share with 16.1 per cent of the market. Qantas affiliate Emirates was second with 9.4 per cent share and Qantas subsidiary Jetstar third on 8.6 per cent. The other major Australian carrier Virgin Australia was fifth at 8.4 per cent just behind Singapore Airlines.
Total seats available on international carriers available during October 2014 was 3.704 million, an increase of 1.3 per cent compared to October 2013. The overall seat utilization percentage has increased from 75.9 per cent in October 2013 to 79.1 per cent in October 2014.
AirservicesAustralia, the national provider of Air Traffic Control and associated services, derive the bulk of their revenue from charging airlines for services provided. The charge is calculated based on the number of seats flown and the distance flown.
http://www.aviationbusiness.com.au/news/international-air-traffic-climbs-further for a copy of the article.