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Table 3: Available Seat Miles on Domestic Flight Segments for Passenger Aircraft by Number of Jet Engines - Legacy and Low Cost Carriers

Table 3: Available Seat Miles on Domestic Flight Segments for Passenger Aircraft by Number of Jet Engines - Legacy and Low Cost Carriers

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  Two-engine Three-engine Four-/six-engine
2000      
Available seat miles (millions) 559,045.41 65,199.48 5,628.61
Percent 88.76 10.35 0.89
2010      
Available seat miles (millions) 532,821.06 0 505.42
Percent 99.91 0 0.09

NOTE: Legacy carriers include American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and US Airways. TWA, Northwest, and America West included as these carriers merged with American Airlines, Delta, and US Airways respectively. Low cost carriers include JetBlue Airways, Frontier Airlines, AirTran Airways, Spirit Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. No available seat miles provided on three-engine jets in 2010.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Form 41 Traffic Data T100 Domestic Segment (U.S. Carriers) as of July 6, 2011.

Updated: Sunday, May 21, 2017