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E.g., 12/17/2017
E.g., 12/17/2017
  • December 15, 2017
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ September systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passenger enplanements fell 3.1 percent from August, falling for the second consecutive month to 68.6 million, seasonally-adjusted.
  • December 15, 2017
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.4 percent more workers in October 2017 than in October 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. October was the highest monthly full-time equivalent (FTE) employment total (430,232 FTEs) since January 2005 (430,780) and was the 48th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airlines' FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • News Digest:

    December 15, 2017
    Friday, December 15, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released Technical Note, Long-Term Growth in Freight Transportation Services: Methods and Findings, which examines the pattern of freight transportation services beginning in 2004 until the Great Recession beginning in December 2007, as measured by the Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), and compares it to the pattern from the recession through 2016.
  • December 13, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time high in October, rising 0.6 percent in October from September, after a one-month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The October 2017 index level (129.2) was 36.4 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession. 
  • December 12, 2017
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its December 2017 Air Travel Consumer Report on air carrier data compiled for the month of October 2017.  In October, the reporting carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 84.8 percent, slightly down from the 85.5 percent on-time rate in October 2016, but up from the 83.6 percent mark in September 2017.

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