International airline activity
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Fifty-nine international airlines operated scheduled services to/from Australia during the month (includes five dedicated freight airlines but excludes airlines operating only via code share arrangements).
International scheduled passenger traffic in November 2016 was 3.025 million compared to 2.824 million in November 2015 – an increase of 7.1 per cent. The most recent annual month on month decrease in traffic was recorded in March 2011 (-1.6 per cent).
The chart below compares monthly passenger traffic for the year ended November 2016 with monthly passenger traffic for the year ended November 2015. Passenger traffic for the year ended November 2016 was 37.387 million which is a 8.1 per cent increase over the figure for the year ended November 2015.
Total seats made available on international scheduled operations to/from Australia during November 2016 were 4.050 million – an increase of 11.2 per cent compared to November 2015. The overall seat utilisation percentage (including AirAsia X, China Airlines, Emirates, Philippine Airlines, Qantas and Singapore Airlines passengers travelling through Australian ports) decreased from 80.4 per cent in November 2015 to 77.9 per cent in November 2016.
|Total passenger movements (million)||34.599||37.387||8.1%|
|November 2015||November 2016||Change|
|Passengers carried (million)||2.824||3.025||7.1%|
|Available Seats (million)||3.642||4.050||11.2%|