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  • March 18, 2019
    The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.8 percent more workers in January 2019 than in January 2018:January’s 441,783 full-time equivalents (FTE) was the highest January employment total since January 2003 (466,881 FTEs).January was the 63rd consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • March 14, 2019
    U.S. airlines carried an estimated 76.0 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers, seasonally-adjusted, in February 2019, up 0.6 percent from the January second estimate, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first February estimate.
  • March 13, 2019
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its February 2019 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on marketing and reporting air carrier data compiled for the month of December 2018 and calendar year 2018.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at
  • March 13, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.4 percent in January from December, rising after a one-month decline but increasing for the fifth out of the last six months. For the year from January 2018, the index rose 4.7 percent compared to 5.3 percent for the previous 12-month period (Table 4).
  • March 11, 2019
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in December 2018:Most-used mode: Truck moved $57.4 billion of freight, up 1.0 percent compared to December 2017Second mode: Rail moved $14.2 billion of freight, up 4.1 percent compared to December 2017