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E.g., 06/23/2018
E.g., 06/23/2018
  • News Digest:

    The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data. NTS, updated quarterly, includes a wide range of national transportation information. NTS consists of more than 260 tables of national data of which 56 were updated today.
  • U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.0 percent more workers in February 2018 than in February 2017. February was the highest monthly full-time equivalent (FTE) employment total (432,232 FTEs) since December 2004 (436,909 FTEs) and was the 52nd consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • The average domestic air fare rose to $347 in the fourth quarter of 2017, rising 3.0 percent from $337 in the third quarter of 2016, which was the lowest inflation-adjusted quarterly average fare in 23 years of air fare records, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.
  • U.S. airlines’ January systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passenger enplanements fell to 71.6 million, 0.8 percent fewer than December, seasonally-adjusted, after growing three consecutive months from October 2017 to December 2017.
  • 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 February from January, falling for the second consecutive month. The February 2018 index level (127.5) was 34.5 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.