Domestic Airlines in Australia - Market Research Report

Domestic Airlines industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -3.6%

Operators in the Domestic Airlines industry have benefited from favourable trading conditions over the past five years. Intense price competition between Qantas and Virgin Australia, the industry's two largest players, has waned over the period. The more subdued competitive environment has allowed the two companies to seek route optimisation and streamline backend processes over the past five years in an attempt to improve profitability. Domestic tourist visitor nights have grown steadily over the period from both tourists and corporate travellers, indicating industry demand growth. Airfares have risen over the past five years due to stable supply, boosting industry revenue. In addition, fuel prices, which are the industry's largest cost, fell steepl...
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Domestic Airlines industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Domestic Airlines industry is projected to expand over the next five years. An increase in both domestic tourist visitor nights and the number of international tourists visiting Australia is forecast to boost passenger numbers over the period. Airlines are anticipated to introduce new fuel-efficient planes and focus on providing extra perks to consumers, such as expanded loyalty programs, over the next five years. These trends will likely drive demand for both full- and low-fare services over the period as airlines improve service quality. Industry revenue is projected to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $XX.X billion. Profit Demand for industry services is anticipated to increase over the next five years as ris...
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Domestic Airlines industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $14bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 314
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 28,675

Biggest companies in the Domestic Airlines industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Domestic Airlines in Australia industry include Qantas Airways Limited and Virgin Australia Holdings Limited.

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What is Domestic Airlines industry?

Industry Definition

Domestic airlines primarily operate aircraft on scheduled routes within Australia to transport both passengers and freight.

Industry Products and Services

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  • Maintenance and other

Industry Activities

  • Scheduled domestic passenger air transportation
  • Scheduled domestic freight air transportation
  • Air transport terminal operation (except airports)

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Domestic airlines primarily operate aircraft on scheduled routes within Australia to transport both passengers and freight.

Main Activities

  • Scheduled domestic passenger air transportation
  • Scheduled domestic freight air transportation
  • Air transport terminal operation (except airports)

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Domestic tourist visitor nights measures overnight stays at locations more than 40 kilometres from home. Demand for domestic air travel tends to increase ...
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Domestic tourist visitor nights
Real household discretionary income
Aircraft kilometres flown
International travel to Australia

Current Performance

Popular routes
Profit and fuel
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Competition
Opportunities
 Table: Domestic Airlines in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Domestic Airlines in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Mining
Rail, Air and Sea Freight Forwarding in Australia
Finance in Australia
Tourism in Australia
Postal and Courier Services in Australia


Key Selling Industries

Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services in Australia
Petroleum Product Wholesaling in Australia
Non-Scheduled Air Transport in Australia
Airport Operations in Australia
Catering Services in Australia


Products & Services

Firms in the Domestic Airlines industry transport passengers and freight on scheduled routes in Australia, either between main cities or to regional desti...
Domestic business travellers
International travellers
Logistics companies



Demand Determinants

Demand for domestic air transport services can fluctuate depending on changes in airfares, consumer sentiment and business confidence. In addition, shifts...
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Major Markets

Domestic business travellers
International travellers
Logistics companies




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Domestic Airlines in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Domestic Airlines industry exhibits a high level of concentration as it is dominated by two major companies: Qantas and Virgin Australia. This situati...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Domestic Airlines in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Domestic Airlines in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Qantas Airways Limited is an Australian-owned, publicly listed airline. Established in 1920 as the Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services (Qant...
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Qantas

 Table: Qantas - financial performance

Virgin Australia

 Table: Virgin Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Domestic Airlines industry is highly capital-intensive. For every dollar spent on wages in 2018-19, industry operators will invest an estimated $0.38 ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Domestic Airlines in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Domestic Airlines in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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