Data Highlights

546K Dec. 2020, +69K from 2019
76.8% Feb. 2021, down from 83.5% in Feb. 2020
402K Feb. 2021, -112K from 2020
1.01M Feb. 2021, +12K from 2020
10 Feb. 2021, -12 from 2020
$2.85/gal Feb. 2021, -6 cents from 2020

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U.S. Airlines March 2021 Passengers Rose 10% from March 2020 (Preliminary); First Increase since Pandemic Onset

U.S. airlines carried almost 10% more scheduled service passengers in March 2021 than in March 2020 (preliminary), the first year-over-year increase since the onset of the pandemic in early 2020, according to data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) by 22 airlines that carry more than 90% of the passengers.   The reporting airlines carried 42.6 million passengers in March 2021 (preliminary), compared to 38.9 million passengers in March 2020.