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U.S. Airline Passengers by Carrier Type: 2003–2015

YearNetworkLow-CostRegionalOtherTotal
2003404,397,215105,029,99390,032,97452,443,747651,903,929
2004423,339,158117,899,484112,430,53255,207,344708,876,518
2005429,089,728132,797,554132,441,63247,335,844741,664,758
2006415,648,440150,525,073140,707,66238,561,665745,442,840
2007416,294,266167,963,777145,208,37841,323,137770,789,558
2008393,498,933172,735,099146,290,86631,199,087743,723,985
2009359,640,332172,313,172147,653,40524,490,302704,097,211
2010361,950,785180,972,600155,062,00323,341,366721,326,754
2011363,910,329191,768,262153,060,49523,887,067732,626,153
2012366,093,700197,069,475151,138,71324,295,988738,597,876
2013372,350,990200,005,760147,267,45225,200,362744,824,564
2014384,793,137208,755,124145,878,41925,654,043765,080,723
2015402,624,342227,054,450144,635,93027,800,216802,114,938
Notes: 

Network airlines include United, Continental, Continental Micronesia, Delta, American, US Airways, Alaska, America West, and Northwest. Low-Cost airlines include Southwest, AirTran, JetBlue, Spirit, 

Source: 

 U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, T-100 Market Data, available at www.transtats.bts.gov as of June 2016.