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  • News Digest:

    June 19, 2019
    Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a guide to historical national-level transportation trends was updated today.
  • June 18, 2019
    The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.3% more workers in April 2019 than in April 2018:April’s 446,323 full-time equivalents (FTE) was the highest employment total for any month since April 2003 (449,288 FTEs).  April was the 66th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • June 17, 2019
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a first-quarter 2019 after-tax net profit of $2.4 billion, the 24th consecutive annual after tax profit, and a pre-tax operating profit of $3.3 billion, the 32nd consecutive quarterly pre-tax profit.
  • June 13, 2019
    U.S. airlines carried an estimated 77.4 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in May 2019, seasonally-adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first estimate, up 0.2% from the April second estimate
  • June 12, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.5% in April from March, rising for the second consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). From March 2018 to March 2019, the index rose 2.8% compared to 7.9% for the previous year (Table 4).