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Table 3. International Annual U.S. Scheduled Service Passenger Airlines Financial Reports, 4Q 2017

Reports from 18 airlines in 2017, (Millions of dollars)

Dataset Table:

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Dollar Change ($ in Millions) 2016-2017
Net Income 4,389 1,705 6,755 3,782 2,089 -1,693
Operating Profit/Loss 3,996 3,811 7,179 5,467 3,582 -1,884
Operating Revenue* 46,974 48,445 46,513 42,419 42,592 173
Fares 37,393 38,198 36,104 34,010 35,372 1,361
Baggage Fees 750 781 834 876 964 89
Reservation Change Fees 1,026 1,071 1,085 1,026 982 -43
Operating Expenses 42,979 44,635 39,334 36,953 39,010 2,057
Fuel 14,960 15,374 9,252 7,163 8,442 1,280
Labor 10,614 11,519 12,664 13,733 14,598 865

Notes:

* Passenger airline operating revenue includes four other categories.  1) Transport-related is revenue from services which grow from and are incidental to the air transportation services performed by the air carrier. Examples are in-flight onboard sales (food, liquor, pillows, etc), code share revenues, revenues from associated businesses (aircraft maintenance, fuel sales, restaurants, vending machines, etc). 2) Miscellaneous operating revenue includes pet transportation, sale of frequent flyer award miles to airline business partners and standby passenger fees.  3)  Cargo revenue from transporting cargo in belly of aircraft.  4)  Mail revenue from transporting mail in belly of aircraft.  See the P1.2 database http://www.transtats.bts.gov/Fields.asp?Table_ID=295.

Source:

Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Form 41; Schedules P1.2 and P6