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  • News Digest:

    April 30, 2020
    Thursday, April 30, 2020 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a guide to historical national-level transportation trends was updated today.
  • April 28, 2020
    Airlines carried 7.3% less cargo by weight between the U.S. and foreign points in February 2020 than in February 2019, according to data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) by large air carriers.February 2020 cargo numbers by world geographic regions (by weight):Total: 593 thousand tons, down 7.3% from February 2019 (640T tons)Atlantic: 99.0 thousand tons, down 0.3% from February 2019 (99.3T tons)Latin America: 50 thousand tons, unchanged from February 2019 (50T tons)Pacific (including China): 60 thousand tons, down 24% from February 2019 (79T tons)China: 44 thousand tons, down 22% from February 2019 (57T tons)Air cargo reports are filed monthly with BTS. Final February data will be released on May 14.  Complete international data by origin and destination will be released on Aug. 13. Cargo data in this release consists of cargo carried between the U.S. and foreign points.
  • News Digest:

    April 24, 2020
    Friday, April 24, 2020 - The Spring 2020 update to the National Transportation Atlas Database (NTAD) was released today with three new datasets and nine updated datasets.NTAD is a Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) compilation of geospatial datasets representing the nation’s transportation infrastructure, containing roadways, railways, waterways, and airports.
  • 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 22, 2020
    U.S. airlines carried 0.4% less cargo by weight in February 2020 than in February 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.

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