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3.54M May 2021, +1.53M from 2020
38.3K May 2021, +14.7K from 2020
$109B May 2021, up $52.9B from 2020
18 June 2021, -12 from 2020
$3.06/gal June 2021, +$1.00/gal from 2020

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U.S. Airlines Carried 3% More Cargo in September 2021 than in September 2020 (Preliminary)

U.S. Airlines carried 1,675 thousand tons of cargo in September, a 3% increase from September 2020 according to data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) by 15 of the leading U.S. cargo airlines. The year-over-year rise was fueled by an 8.2% increase in international cargo carried (27% of all cargo). Domestic cargo carried (73% of all cargo), increased by 1.3%.