International airline activity
- Time series
- Monthly publications
- International airlines operated flights and seats
- Annual publications
Sixty international airlines operated scheduled services to/from Australia during the month (includes four dedicated freight airlines but excludes airlines operating only via code share arrangements).
International scheduled passenger traffic in August 2023 was 3.048 million. International passenger traffic continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Passenger traffic was 1.970 million in August 2022 and 56,357 in August 2021.
Passenger traffic for the year ended August 2023 was 32.041 million. It was 10.325 million for the year ended August 2022 and was 1.188 million for the year ended August 2021.
Total seats made available on international scheduled operations to/from Australia during August 2023 were 3.890 million – an increase of 59.5 per cent compared to August 2022. The overall seat utilisation percentage was 80.5 per cent in August 2023. It was 10.1 per cent in August 2021 and 82.7 per cent in August 2022.
Summary of year on year activity
Year ended August 2022
|Year ended August 2023||Change|
|Total passenger movements (million)||10.325||32.041||210.3%|
Summary of month on month activity
|August 2022||August 2023||Change|
|Passengers carried (million)||1.970||3.048||54.8%|
|Freight (tonnes)||75 212||74 649||-0.7%|
|Mail (tonnes)||1 831||1 984||8.3%|
|Available Seats (million)||2.439||3.890||59.5%|
|Flights||10 339||15 335||48.3%|
|Aircraft Movements||10 721||15 763||47.0%|