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  • March 16, 2017
    Figure 1. Annual Passengers on All U.S. Scheduled Airlines (Domestic & International), 2003-2016
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried an all-time high number of passengers in 2016 – 823.0 million systemwide, 719.0 million domestic and 103.9 million international – surpassing the previous highs reached in 2015 (Tables A, B, C).
  • February 16, 2017
    Load Factor on All U.S. Scheduled Airlines (Domestic & International), October 2011 - October 2016
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service load factor – a measure of the use of airline capacity – rose to 84.3 percent in November, seasonally adjusted, rising for the third consecutive month (Table 1). Seasonal adjustment allows the comparing of monthly load factors to all other months.
  • January 17, 2017
    WASHINGTON – The reporting carriers canceled 0.29 percent of their scheduled domestic flights in November 2016, the lowest for any of the 263 months with comparable records beginning in January 1995, and below the previous low of 0.33 percent in September 2016, according to the Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) released today.  The reporting carriers canceled 1.0 percent of their flights in both November 2015 and October 2016.
  • January 12, 2017
    Load Factor on All U.S. Scheduled Airlines (Domestic & International), October 2011 - October 2016
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service load factor – a measure of the use of airline capacity – rose to 83.8 percent in October, seasonally adjusted, rising for the second consecutive month (Table 1). 
  • December 15, 2016
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service load factor – a measure of the use of airline capacity – rose to 83.6 percent in September, seasonally adjusted, rising after two months of decline from July through August (Table 1).

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