Dis­count fares fall

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DIS­COUNT Econ­omy air­fares have fallen sharply in Aus­tralia in the past month, ac­cord­ing to the lat­est fig­ures from the Bureau of In­fra­struc­ture, Trans­port and Regional Eco­nomics (BITRE).

The bureau’s Dis­count Econ­omy fare in­dex dropped from 71.1 in Sep to 64.1 this month, though is still higher than the 61.6 recorded in Oct of last year.

BITRE’s Busi­ness class in­dex dropped from 95.3 in Sep to 95.1 this month.

Busi­ness fares are still higher than the 93.9 of Oct 2016.

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