Client: Townsville Enterprise Limited
AEC was engaged by Townsville Enterprise Limited to undertake an Economic Impact Assessment of air route services for North Queensland. The analysis included:
A review of passenger movements and routes.
Cost benchmarking to provide context for understanding the relative air connectivity of North Queensland.
Primary research undertaken to understand the travel behavior of local residents and the importance of air connectivity to inbound tourism.
Input-Output modelling to estimate the additional economic activity that would be supported in North Queensland through additional tourist visitation given improved air travel affordability
The findings were used to support a submission to the Senate inquiry.