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  • August 20, 2018
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.7 percent more workers in June 2018 than in June 2017. June’s 439,422 full-time equivalents (FTE) was the highest monthly employment total since November 2004 (439,776 FTEs). June was the 56th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • August 16, 2018
    U.S. airlines carried a new high of 73.9 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers, seasonally adjusted, in May 2018, up 0.1 percent from April for the fourth consecutive monthly increase.
  • August 8, 2018
    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 June from May, rising for the second consecutive month to reaching a new all-time high. The June 2018 index level (136.5) was 44.0 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).
  • News Digest:

    August 6, 2018
    Transportation activities made up almost 4 percent of the U.S. economy in 2016, a total of $734.7 billion. Transportation also contributed indirectly to the economy by enabling the production of goods and services as non-transportation industries required $951 billion of transportation services to produce output.
  • July 25, 2018
    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its May 2018 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on air carrier data compiled for the month of May 2018.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at