International airline activity

Summary

Fifty 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 July 2022 was 2.057 million. International passenger traffic continues to be severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Passenger traffic was 154 692 in July 2021 and 3.736 million in July 2019.

Passenger traffic for the year ended July 2022 was 8.425 million which is a 80.0 per cent decrease over the figure for the year ended July 2019 (42.146 million). Passenger traffic in the year ended July 2021 was 1.204 million.

Total seats made available on international scheduled operations to/from Australia during July 2022 were 2.455 million – a decrease of 46.8 per cent compared to July 2019. The overall seat utilisation percentage was 82.5 per cent in July 2019 and 20.4 per cent in July 2021. It has increased to 85.5 per cent in July 2022.

Summary of year on year activity

  Year ended
July 2021
Year ended July 2022 Change
Total passenger movements (million) 1.204 8.425 599.9%

Summary of month on month activity

  July 2021 July 2022 Change
Passengers carried (million) 0.155 2.057 1229.9%
Freight (tonnes) 79 674 71 581 -10.2%
Mail (tonnes) 1 799 1 827 1.5%
Available Seats (million) 0.759 2.455 223.4%
Flights 4 755 10 440 119.6%
Aircraft Movements 4 921 10 780 119.1%

 

Passengers carried by month (millions)