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  • April 22, 2020
    The 2019 average domestic itinerary air fare of $355 was the lowest inflation-adjusted annual fare since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics began collecting such records in 1995, down 0.3% from the previous low of $356 in 2018.During the year, fares dropped in the third quarter to $346, inflation-adjusted, the lowest quarterly fare on record. In the fourth quarter, fares rose to $357, up 2.1% from the $349 fare in the fourth quarter of 2018.
  • April 21, 2020
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in February 2020:Total Transborder freight: $95.9 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, up 1.9% compared to February 2019.Most-used mode: Trucks moved $60.8 billion of freight, up 0.9% compared to February 2019Second most-used mode: Railways moved $14.4 billion of freight, up 10.3% compared to February 2019TransBorder freight in February declined 1.2% from January, which is a smaller decline than the 1.5% decline a year earlier between January 2019 and February 2019.
  • April 16, 2020
    U.S. airlines carried an estimated 79.0 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in January 2020, seasonally-adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS), up 0.1% from December.BTS is withholding the scheduled release of estimated U.S. airlines’ traffic data for February and March because the estimates are statistical forecasts based on previous trends. The estimates do not account for the impact of the coronavirus.
  • April 15, 2020
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today released its April 2020 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on reporting marketing and operating air carrier data compiled for the month of February 2020.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at
  • April 15, 2020
    The 22 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.6% more workers in February 2020 than in February 2019:February’s 458,832 full-time equivalents (FTEs) was up from the previous month’s employment total in January 2020 (456,398 FTEs) and was the highest FTE total for any month since February 2003 (460,852 FTEs).  February was the 76th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.