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Table 1: Yearly Change in Scheduled Passenger Airline Full-time Equivalent Employees* by Airline Group, January 2017

Most recent 13 months - percent change from same month of the previous year

Network Airlines Low-Cost Airlines Regional Airlines All Passenger Airlines**
Jan 2015-Jan 20163.
Feb 2015-Feb 20163.
Mar 2015-Mar 20162.
Apr 2015-Apr 20162.410.20.13.7
May 2015-May 20162.310.70.23.7
June 2015-Jun 20162.311.00.93.9
July 2015-July 20162.411.33.34.4
Aug 2015-Aug 20162.511.03.34.4
Sep 2015-Sep 20162.610.62.94.4
Oct 2015-Oct 20162.710.30.34.0
Nov 2015-Nov 20162.
Dec 2015-Dec 20162.
Jan 2016-Jan 20172.

* Full-time Equivalent Employee (FTE) calculations count two part-time employees as one full-time employee.

** Includes network, low-cost, regional and other carriers. Other Carriers generally operate within specific niche markets.  They are: Hawaiian Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and Island Air Hawaii.                                      

See Table 2 for all passenger airlines, Table 7 for Network, Table 10 for Low-Cost and Table 13 for Regional.


Bureau of Transportation Statistics