You are here

News and Statistical Releases

Displaying 1 - 5 of 493
E.g., 09/20/2017
E.g., 09/20/2017
  • September 19, 2017
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.5 percent more workers in July 2017 than in July 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. July was the highest monthly full-time equivalent (FTE) employment total (428,209) since January 2005 (430,780) and was the 45th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airlines' FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • September 15, 2017
    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 during the first six months of 2017 – 414.4 million systemwide, 360.9 million domestic and 53.5 million international – surpassing the previous highs reached in 2016.
  • September 14, 2017
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its September 2017 Air Travel Consumer Report, on air carrier data compiled for the month of July 2017.  In July, the reporting carriers canceled 1.1 percent of their scheduled domestic flights, an improvement over the 1.9 percent cancellation rate posted in July 2016 and equal to the 1.1 percent rate in June 2017.
  • September 13, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time high, rising 1.4 percent in July from June, after a one month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The July 2017 index level (128.2) was 35.4 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • August 24, 2017
    U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $99.8 billion as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in June 2017 compared to June 2016, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Pages