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  • November 18, 2019
    The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.3% more workers in September 2019 than in September 2018:September’s 450,517 full-time equivalents (FTEs) was the highest employment total since March 2003 (458,598 FTEs).  September was the 71st consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • November 15, 2019
    U.S. airlines carried an estimated 78.1 million system-wide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in October 2019, seasonally-adjusted, reaching a new seasonally-adjusted all-time high, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first estimate, up 0.9% from the September second estimate.BTS estimated 68.5 million domestic passengers, which was also a new seasonally-adjusted all-time high, and 9.6 million international passengers on U.S. airlines flights in October
  • November 14, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 2.5% in September after reaching a new all-time high in August, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From September 2018 to September 2019, the index fell 0.1% compared to a rise of 7.2% from September 2017 to September 2018 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).
  • November 14, 2019
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its November 2019 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on reporting marketing and operating air carrier data compiled for the month of September 2019.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at
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    October 30, 2019
    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a guide to historical national-level transportation trends was updated today.