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  • March 17, 2020
    The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.5% more workers in January 2020 than in January 2019:January’s 452,933 full-time equivalents (FTEs) was down from the previous month’s employment total in December 2019 (453,976 FTEs) but was the highest FTE total for the month of January since 2003 (466,881 FTEs).  January was the 75th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • March 12, 2020
    U.S. airlines carried 79.0 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in December 2019, reaching a new seasonally-adjusted all-time high, up 0.9% from November.The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) is withholding the scheduled release of estimated U.S. airlines’ traffic data for January and February because the estimates are statistical forecasts based on previous trends. The estimates do not account for the impact of the coronavirus.
  • March 11, 2020
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, was unchanged in January from December, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From January 2019 to January 2020, the index fell 1.0% compared to a rise of 5.5% from January 2018 to January 2019 and a rise of 6.0% from January 2017 to January 2018 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).
  • March 6, 2020
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in 2019:Total Transborder Freight: $1.2 trillion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, down 0.2% from 2018Most-used mode: Truck moved $772 billion of freight, virtually unchanged compared to 2018Second most-used mode: Rail moved $179 billion of freight, down 0.2% compared to 2018
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    February 27, 2020
    Thursday, February 27, 2020 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a guide to historical national-level transportation trends was updated today.