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  • March 26, 2019
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in 2018:Most-used mode: Truck moved $772 billion of freight, up 7.1 percent compared to 2017Second mode: Rail moved $179 billion of freight, up 2.7 percent compared to December 2017
  • March 21, 2019
    U.S. airlines and foreign airlines serving the U.S. carried an all-time high of 1.0 billion systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in 2018, 4.8 percent more than the previous record high of 965.4 million reached in 2017. The year-over-year systemwide increase resulted from a 4.9 percent rise in the number of passengers on domestic flights (777.9 million passengers in 2018) and 4.4 percent growth in passengers on U.S. and foreign airlines’ flights to and from the U.S. (233.6 million passengers in 2018) (Tables 1, 1A, 5, 9). Systemwide passengers include those on scheduled domestic flights plus those on scheduled flights to and from the United States.
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    March 21, 2019
    Thursday, March 21, 2019 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data was updated today.Updated tables:
  • March 18, 2019
    The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.8 percent more workers in January 2019 than in January 2018:January’s 441,783 full-time equivalents (FTE) was the highest January employment total since January 2003 (466,881 FTEs).January was the 63rd consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • March 14, 2019
    U.S. airlines carried an estimated 76.0 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers, seasonally-adjusted, in February 2019, up 0.6 percent from the January second estimate, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first February estimate.

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