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  • Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018  Download Excel Tables
  • Results for All 21 Scheduled U.S. Passenger Airlines: After-tax net income $1.7 billion in 1Q 2018 down from $5.1 billion in 4Q 2017 down from $1.9 billion in 1Q 2017 Pre-tax operating profit $2.6 billion in 1Q 2018 down from $4.1 billion in 4Q 2017 down from $3.3 billion in 1Q 2017 Total operating revenue: $42.5 billion$33.1 billion from fares, 73.7 percent of total first-quarter operating revenue $1.1 billion in baggage fees, 2.6 percent of total operating revenue $661.9 million from reservation change fees, 1.6 percent of total operating revenue Total operating expenses: $39.9 billionFuel costs accounted for $7.4 billion, 18.5 percent of total operating expenses Labor costs accounted for $13.5 billion, 33.9 percent of total operating expenses Fees are included for calculations of net income, operating revenue and operating profit or loss.
  • The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its June 2018 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on air carrier data compiled for the month of April 2018.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at http://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer.
  • U.S. airlines’ March systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passenger enplanements rose 0.2 percent from February, rising to 73.1 million to reach a new all-time seasonally-adjusted high, rising for the second consecutive month.
  • The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.1 percent in April from March, falling after reaching an all-time high in March. The April 2018 index level (134.3) was 41.7 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.

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