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E.g., 08/15/2020
E.g., 08/15/2020
  • June 4, 2020
    U.S. and foreign airlines carried 15.2% less cargo by weight between the U.S. and foreign points in March 2020 than in March 2019, according to data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) by large air carriers.March 2020 cargo numbers to and from the U.S. by world geographic areas (by weight):Total to and from the U.S.: 403 thousand tons, down 15.2% from March 2019 (475T tons)Europe: 102 thousand tons, down 25.0% from March 2019 (135T tons)Latin America: 46 thousand tons, down 29.2% from March 2019 (65T tons)Asia (including China): 229 thousand tons, down 6.4% from March 2019 (245T tons)China: 66 thousand tons, up 2.0% from March 2019 (66T tons)Canada: 9 thousand tons, down 8.1% from March 2019 (10T tons)
  • June 3, 2020
    The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released U.S. airlines’ April Fuel Cost and Consumption numbers.
  • May 27, 2020
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in March 2020:Total Transborder freight: $98.8 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, down 7.9% compared to March 2019.Most-used mode: Trucks moved $62.6 billion of freight, down 7.1% compared to March 2019.Second most-used mode: Railways moved $15.0 billion of freight, down 7.7% compared to March 2019.
  • May 21, 2020
    U.S. airlines carried 1.4% less cargo by weight in March 2020 than in March 2019, according to preliminary data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) by 15 of the leading cargo airlines.The 15 airlines carry more than 95% of the total cargo by weight on U.S. airlines. Cargo data consists of freight and mail carried within the U.S. and between the U.S. and foreign points.
  • May 20, 2020
    The 22 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.2% more workers in March 2020 than in March 2019:March’s 459,190 full-time equivalents (FTEs) was up 3.2% from February 2020 (458,832 FTEs) and was the highest FTE total for any month since February 2003 (460,852 FTEs).  March was the 77th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.

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