Avline provides a summary of previously released Aviation related data drawing on a range of sources including BITRE, ABS, Airservices Australian and the US Energy Information Administration.
The Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics is very pleased to inaugurate this new information product.
The first of two articles in this issue is the January airport charges update, which expands on the airport charges article in the inaugural edition of Avline.
This issue opens with a feature article on aviation in regional Australia. The Airport Charges section has now been incorporated into the State of Play in Australian Aviation section and the indicators in this section reordered.
As foreshadowed in Avline 3, this issue of Avline opens with a feature article on the development of Australian domestic airline on time performance in formation and the reporting of on time performance statistics from November 2003 to February 20
The Australian domestic aviation industry has undergone significant change since the events that led to the collapse of Ansett in September 2001.
This issue's feature article examines domestic on time performance, one year after the commencement of reporting of on time data. The article explores total industry trends and some of the factors influencing the results.
The feature article in this issue examines regional aviation in Australia–a topic first explored in Avline in October 2003.
Previous issues of Avline have examined Australian domestic and regional aviation.
It highlights the variation in aircraft and passenger traffic during this period and discusses how the operational profile has changed through the introduction of discount flights and more direct services to regional centres.