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Table 5: Carrier Group Percent of Total Scheduled Passenger Airline FTEs, April 2017

(April of each year)

Dataset Table:

Year Network Airlines Low-Cost Airlines Regional Airlines Other Airlines
2006 66.0 17.2 14.6 2.1
2012 67.3 18.0 13.4 1.3
2016 66.0 19.9 12.4 1.7
2017 65.2 20.8 12.1 1.8


* Full-time Equivalent Employee (FTE) calculations count two part-time employees as one full-time employee.
** Includes network, low-cost, regional and other carriers


 Bureau of Transportation Statistics