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Table 15: Regional Airline Full-time Equivalent Employees*, April 2013 - 2017

(FTEs for April of each year. Ranked by April 2017 FTEs)

RankAirline20132014201520162017Percent Change
201220122012201220122013 - 20172016 - 2017
1 Envoy 11,164 10,862 10,937 10,665 11,361 1.86.5
2 SkyWest 9,391 9,764 9,809 10,496 11,081 18.05.6
3 ExpressJet 8,873 9,333 8,173 6,959 5,814 -34.5-16.5
4 YX/S5/RP Combined# 5,515 5,824 5,934 5,218 5,449 -1.24.4
Republic 2,295 2,821 3,170 3,326 5,449 137.463.8
Shuttle America 2,012 2,039 2,764 1,892 N/A N/A N/A
Chautauqua 1,208 964 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5 Endeavor 4,394 3,822 3,270 3,432 3,882 -11.713.1
6 Horizon 2,672 2,788 3,108 3,254 3,300 23.51.4
7 Mesa 1,611 1,906 2,424 2,923 3,112 93.26.5
8 PSA 1,063 1,338 2,141 2,573 2,904 173.212.9
9 Compass 1,091 1,223 1,495 1,767 1,844 69.04.4
10 GoJet 1,093 1,111 1,134 1,306 1,353 23.83.6
11 Air Wisconsin 2,520 2,555 1,901 1,781 1,338 -46.9-24.9
Total 49,387 50,526 50,326 50,374 51,438 4.22.1
Notes: 
Percent changes based on numbers prior to rounding.
* Full-time Equivalent Employee (FTE) calculations count two part-time employees as one full-time employee.
# Effective the end of December 2016, Republic and Shuttle America combined operations and Shuttle America ceased operating. Effective the end of December 2014, Shuttle America and Chautauqua Airlines combined operations and Chautauqua ceased operating.
N/A: Carriers did not meet the standard for filing, was no longer operating, merged with another operating carrier or failed to file. See previous notes.
Source: 

Bureau of Transportation Statistics