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  • Thursday, January 19, 2017

    November 2016 Passenger Airline Employment Data

    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.7 percent more workers in November 2016 than in November 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. November was the highest monthly FTE total (416,046) since January 2005 (417,789) and was the 37th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline full-time equivalent (FTE) employment exceeded the same month of the previous year (Tables 1, 2, 3).

  • Thursday, January 19, 2017

    November 2016 North American Freight Numbers

    U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $91.1 billion in current dollars as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in November 2016 compared to November 2015, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) (Figure 1, Table 1).

  • Wednesday, January 18, 2017

    3rd-Quarter 2016 Air Fare Data

    The average domestic air fare decreased to $344 in the third quarter of 2016, down 8.8 percent from $377 in the third quarter of 2015, adjusted for inflation (Table 1) the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

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    Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Port Performance Freight Statistics Annual Report Released

    Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has released Port Performance Freight Statistics Program: Annual Report to Congress 2016

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  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Flight Cancellations, Mishandled Baggage Rate at All-Time Low

    WASHINGTON – The reporting carriers canceled 0.29 percent of their scheduled domestic flights in November 2016, the lowest for any of the 263 months with comparable records beginning in January 1995, and below the previous low of 0.33 percent in September 2016, according to the Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) released today.  The reporting carriers canceled 1.0 percent of their flights in both November 2015 and October 2016.

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