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U.S. Airline Passengers by Carrier Type: 2003–2015

Figure

Dataset Table:

Year Network Low-Cost Regional Other Total
2003 404,397,215 105,029,993 90,032,974 52,443,747 651,903,929
2004 423,339,158 117,899,484 112,430,532 55,207,344 708,876,518
2005 429,089,728 132,797,554 132,441,632 47,335,844 741,664,758
2006 415,648,440 150,525,073 140,707,662 38,561,665 745,442,840
2007 416,294,266 167,963,777 145,208,378 41,323,137 770,789,558
2008 393,498,933 172,735,099 146,290,866 31,199,087 743,723,985
2009 359,640,332 172,313,172 147,653,405 24,490,302 704,097,211
2010 361,950,785 180,972,600 155,062,003 23,341,366 721,326,754
2011 363,910,329 191,768,262 153,060,495 23,887,067 732,626,153
2012 366,093,700 197,069,475 151,138,713 24,295,988 738,597,876
2013 372,350,990 200,005,760 147,267,452 25,200,362 744,824,564
2014 384,793,137 208,755,124 145,878,419 25,654,043 765,080,723
2015 402,624,342 227,054,450 144,635,930 27,800,216 802,114,938

Notes:

Network airlines include United, Continental, Continental Micronesia, Delta, American, US Airways, Alaska, America West, and Northwest. Low-Cost airlines include Southwest, AirTran, JetBlue, Spirit, 

Source:

 U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, T-100 Market Data, available at www.transtats.bts.gov as of June 2016.