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  • May 16, 2019
    U.S. airlines carried an estimated 75.3 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in April 2019, seasonally-adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first estimate, up 0.3% from the March second estimate.
  • May 15, 2019
    The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.5% more workers in March 2019 than in March 2018:March’s 444,967 full-time equivalents (FTE) was the highest March employment total since March 2003 (458,598 FTEs).  March was the 65th consecutive month that FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • May 8, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.4% in March from February, rising after a one-month decline. The index rose 1.3% from March 2018 compared to an increase of 8.2% from March 2017 to March 2018 (Table 4).
  • News Digest:

    May 7, 2019
    Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a guide to historical national-level transportation trends was updated today.
  • May 6, 2019
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a 2018 after-tax net profit of $11.8 billion, the sixth consecutive annual after tax profit, and a pre-tax operating profit of $17.6 billion, the 10th consecutive annual pre-tax profit.