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  • December 18, 2018
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in October 2018:Most-used mode: Truck moved $70.1 billion of freight, up 9.0 percent compared to October 2017Second mode: Rail moved $15.8 billion of freight, up 4.0 percent compared to October 2017
  • December 14, 2018
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its December 2018 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on marketing and reporting air carrier data compiled for the month of October 2018.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at
  • December 14, 2018
    .S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.5 percent more workers in October 2018 than in October 2017:October’s 441,139 full-time equivalents (FTE) was the second highest monthly employment total since 2004, exceeded only by July 2018 (443,475 FTEs).October was the 60th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • December 13, 2018
    U.S. airlines’ carried an estimated 74.1 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers, seasonally-adjusted, in November 2018, virtually unchanged from the October estimate, according to a Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first estimate.
  • December 12, 2018
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 2.0 percent in October from September, rising for the second consecutive month to reach a new all-time high, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The October 2018 index level (138.8) was 46.4 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.