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Employees at U.S. Scheduled Passenger Airlines Month of May, 1990-2021

(Full-Time Equivalents)

Figure

Line graph showing Passenger Airline Employment FTE Numbers

Dataset Table:

May FTEs in thousands (000)
1990 457.8
1991 443.6
1992 450.2
1993 443.3
1994 433.2
1995 425.3
1996 441.7
1997 449.9
1998 468.7
1999 493.8
2000 517.5
2001 542.1
2002 468.5
2003 444.4
2004 438.8
2005 423.7
2006 403.7
2007 411.9
2008 415.5
2009 387.4
2010 377.5
2011 385.3
2012 388.5
2013 381.4
2014 385.6
2015 395.6
2016 410.3
2017 425.7
2018 439.7
2019 449.6
2020 413.2
2021 393.0

Notes:

FTE calculations count two part-time employees as one full-time employee.

Source:

Bureau of Transportation Statistics