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  • July 18, 2019
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its July 2019 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on reporting marketing and operating air carrier data compiled for the month of May 2019.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at On-Time PerformanceIn May 2019, reporting marketing carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 77.9%, down from both the 79.8% on-time rate in April 2019 and from 79.2% in May 2018.
  • July 18, 2019
    The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.2% more workers in May 2019 than in May 2018:May’s 447,985 full-time equivalents (FTE) was the highest total for any month since April 2003 (449,288 FTEs).  May was the 67th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • July 17, 2019
    First quarter 2019 average domestic itinerary air fare: $353.Adjusted for inflation, (constant 2019 dollars) the 1Q 2019 air fare was:Up 0.3% from 1Q 2018 ($352)Down 2.0% from 4Q 2018 ($361)Down 15.5% from 1Q 2015 ($418)
  • July 12, 2019
    U.S. scheduled airlines carried an estimated 76.8 million systemwide (domestic and international) passengers in June 2019, seasonally-adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first estimate, up 0.4% from the May second estimate.BTS’ June estimate was down 1.1% from the all-time, seasonally-adjusted, reported high of 77.7 million reached in March 2019.BTS estimated 67.2 million domestic passengers and 9.6 million international passengers on U.S. airlines flights in June.
  • July 11, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.7% in May from April, falling for the second consecutive month. From May 2018 to May 2019, the index declined 0.2% compared to a rise of 8.6% for the previous year (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).