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Employees at U.S. Scheduled Passenger Airlines Month of February, 1990-2021

(Full-Time Equivalents)

Figure

Line Graph Airline Employment

Dataset Table:

February FTEs in thousands (000)
1990 446.6
1991 440.6
1992 442.9
1993 439.8
1994 434.3
1995 428.3
1996 435.2
1997 446.1
1998 461.1
1999 483.8
2000 511.0
2001 534.6
2002 461.0
2003 460.9
2004 435.5
2005 427.4
2006 402.8
2007 406.2
2008 415.4
2009 391.6
2010 378.6
2011 382.1
2012 387.2
2013 380.4
2014 382.0
2015 389.0
2016 403.9
2017 419.8
2018 433.7
2019 444.7
2020 460.5
2021 394.8

Notes:

FTE calculations count two part-time employees as one full-time employee.

Source:

Bureau of Transportation Statistics