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  • News Digest:

    July 21, 2017
    Friday, July 21, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s 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 67 were updated today.
  • July 20, 2017
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.6 percent more workers in May 2017 than in May 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. May was the highest monthly full-time equivalent (FTE) total (425,251) since July 2005 (428,091) and was the 43nd consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • July 14, 2017
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its July 2017 Air Travel Consumer Report, compiling air carrier data for the month of May 2017.  In May, airlines reported 26 tarmac delays of more than three hours on domestic flights and no tarmac delays of more than four hours on international flights.  Twenty-four of the long tarmac delays took place in Philadelphia on May 25, when there were heavy thundershowers in the area.  All reported extended tarmac delays are being investigated by the Department.
  • July 13, 2017
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ April systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passenger enplanements rose 0.9 percent from March, rising for the second consecutive month to 70.3 million, an all-time seasonally-adjusted monthly high in which enplanements have exceeded 70 million for the first time.
  • July 12, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 2.2 percent in May from April, rising after a two-month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The May 2017 index level (126.8) was 33.9 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.

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