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E.g., 11/17/2017
E.g., 11/17/2017
  • November 17, 2017
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.3 percent more workers in September 2017 than in September 2016, reaching 428,343 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. September was the 46th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year (Tables 1, 2, 3).
  • November 16, 2017
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ August systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passenger enplanements fell 0.4 percent from July, falling to 71.3 million, seasonally-adjusted, after growing for seven consecutive months from December to July.
  • November 16, 2017
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its November 2017 Air Travel Consumer Report on air carrier data compiled for the month of September 2017, third quarter of 2017, and first nine months of 2017.  For the third quarter of 2017, the 12 U.S. carriers who report involuntary denied boarding, or bumping, data posted a bumping rate of 0.15 per 10,000 passengers, the lowest quarterly rate based on historical data dating back to 1995 and down from both the rate of 0.69 for the third quarter of 2016 and the previous lowest quarterly rate of 0.44 posted in the second quarter of 2017.
  • November 8, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time monthly high in September, 0.2 percent higher than the previous highest level reached one month earlier in August, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The September 2017 index level (129.2) was 36.3 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • News Digest:

    November 3, 2017
    Friday, November 3, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Transportation Library (NTL) in the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has launched ROSA P (Repository and Open Science Access Portal), a new public repository for NTL’s collection of over 30,000 items. Members of the transportation community and the general public can use ROSA P for all the open data and publications NTL acquires, manages and preserves for their benefit.

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