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Passenger Air Services Price Index, 2012

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Released: 2014-01-16

The Passenger Air Services Price Index decreased 0.4% in 2012 compared with 2011. The domestic fares component increased 0.8%, while the international fares component declined 1.3%.

  Note to readers

The Passenger Air Services Price Index (PASPI) is an annual series measuring the price change for base air fares, providing indications of the overall trend of domestic and international fares over time. The index relates to the services of major Canadian air carriers.

Data for the PASPI are subject to revision. The index is not seasonally adjusted.

Prior to the release of the PASPI, air fare indexes to 2011 were published in Air Fare, Canadian Air Carriers, Level I, Vol. 45, no. 1 (Catalogue number51-004-X).

The Passenger Air Services Price Index for 2013 will be released in November.

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