News and Statistical Releases
June 15, 2021
Well control equipment (WCE) failure events during well operations in the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf decreased by 16.9 percent in 2019, according to Well Control Equipment Systems Safety – 2019 Annual Report released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
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U.S. airlines carried 41.2 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in March 2021, seasonally-adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), up 29.6% from February.
BTS reported 37.8 million domestic passengers and 3.4 million international passengers on U.S. airlines flights in March.
June 9, 2021
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.7% in April from revised March, rising for the second consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).
With the April increase, the index equaled the level of January 2021, the highest since pre-pandemic November 2019.
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The 23 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 0.3% fewer full-time equivalents (FTEs) in March 2021 than in February 2021:
- March’s total number of FTEs (395,063) was down 1,126 from February (396,189) and down 66,534, a 14.4% drop from the onset of the pandemic in March 2020 (461,597).
- March 2021 was the lowest FTE total for the month of March since 2015 (390,817).
The decline from February resulted from United Airlines reduction of 6,158 FTEs. Other passenger airlines combined reported an increase in FTEs from February to March.