Figure 9: Average Available Seat Miles per Gallon (ASM/g) of Fuel Among Low Cost Carriers - Q1 2000 to Q4 2010
(Data are quarterly)
NOTE: Low cost carriers include JetBlue Airways, Frontier Airlines, AirTran Airways, Spirit Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. Frontier’s data in Q3 2000, Q1 2002, Q2 2010, and Q4 2010 and Spirit’s data in Q3 2010 excluded because of suspected misreporting (data signficantly different from that in other quarters and that of other carriers). P5.2 data is used to for 4th Quarter 2010 fuel use data.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Form 41 Traffic Data T2 (U.S. carriers) as of July 11, 2011.