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Friday, July 20, 2018 - The Summer 2018 update to the

National Transportation Atlas Database Summer 2018 Update

Date: 
Friday, July 20, 2018
US Scheduled Passenger Airlines
Number of Employees
People standing beside a runway
3.0%
Positive Trend Upward

U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.0 percent more workers in May 2018 than in May 2017:

  • May’s 438,215 full-time equivalents (FTE) was the highest monthly employment total since November 2004 (439,776 FTEs).
  • May was the 55th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.

May 2018 U.S. Passenger Airline Employment Data

Date: 
Thursday, July 19, 2018
U.S. Average Domestic Airfares
1st Qtr 2018: $346
a pair of airline tickets
-3.7%
Positive Trend Downward

Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018

1st-Quarter 2018 Air Fare Data

Date: 
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
US Airlines Passengers
April 2018: 73.8 Million
Airplane flying upward
5.0%
Positive Trend Upward

U.S. airlines carried a new seasonally-adjusted high of 73.8 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in April 2018, up 0.9 percent from March for the third consecutive monthly increase.

April 2018 U.S. Airline Traffic Data

Date: 
Friday, July 13, 2018

Release Number: BTS 33-18

May 2018 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

Date: 
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Freight Shipments
5/2018 Freight TSI: 135.6
Train Tracks
6.4%
Positive Trend Upward
People standing beside a runway
3.0%
Positive Trend Upward

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