Affordable community airfares encouraging more people to the regions
News for the Department of Transport
Discount community fares on regulated air routes have resulted in more people visiting regional Western Australian hotspots including Monkey Mia and Carnarvon.
Since the McGowan Government and Rex introduced regulated airfares in July 2018, passenger numbers on the Monkey Mia air route have increased 55 per cent over 12 months, while Carnarvon had a 20 per cent boost in passengers, compared to the previous year.
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