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  • News Digest:

    September 22, 2017
    Friday, September 22, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has submitted Fleet Composition of Rail Tank Cars That Transport Flammable Liquids:2013–2016, its first report to Congress measuring the industry-wide progress in manufacturing and modifying safer rail tank cars that transport flammable liquids.
  • September 20, 2017
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported an after-tax net profit of $4.7 billion in the second quarter of 2017, up from $1.9 billion in the first quarter and up from $4.6 billion in the second quarter of 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.  
  • 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.

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