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  • October 18, 2017
    The average domestic air fare, adjusted for inflation, decreased to $356 in the second quarter of 2017, down 0.9 percent from $359 in the second quarter of 2016 but up 1.2 percent from $352 in the first quarter of 2017 (Tables 1, 3), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.  
  • October 17, 2017
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its October 2017 Air Travel Consumer Report on air carrier data compiled for the month of August 2017.  In August, the reporting carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 77.1 percent, down from the 77.6 percent on-time rate in August 2016, but up from the 76.9 percent mark in July 2017. The reporting carriers canceled 2.2 percent of their scheduled domestic flights, up from both the 1.4 percent cancellation rate posted in August 2016 and the 1.1 percent rate in July 2017.
  • October 13, 2017
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ July systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passenger enplanements rose 0.8 percent from June, rising for the seven consecutive month to 71.6 million, to reach a new all-time seasonally-adjusted high.
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    October 13, 2017
    Friday, October 13, 2017- The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released Freight Facts and Figures 2017.
  • October 12, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time monthly high in August, 1.5 percent higher than the previous highest level reached one month earlier in July, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The August 2017 index level (130.7) was 38.0 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.

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