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  • April 18, 2019
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its April 2019 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on reporting marketing and operating air carrier data compiled for the month of February 2019.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at
  • April 16, 2019
    The 2018 average domestic itinerary air fare of $350 was the lowest inflation-adjusted annual fare since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics began collecting such records in 1995, down 1.8 percent from the previous low of $356 in 2017.
  • April 15, 2019
    The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.5% more workers in February 2019 than in February 2018:February’s 443,058 full-time equivalents (FTE) was the highest February employment total since February 2003 (460,852 FTEs).  February was the 64th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • April 11, 2019
    U.S. airlines carried an estimated 74.9 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in March 2019, seasonally-adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first estimate, up 0.1% from the February second estimate.
  • April 10, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.5 percent in February from January, falling after a one month increase. For the 12 months ending in February 2019, the index rose 3.2 percent compared to 6.7 percent for the previous 12-month period (Table 4).