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  • U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.4 percent more workers in December 2017 than in December 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. December was the highest monthly full-time equivalent (FTE) employment total (430,607 FTEs) since January 2005 (430,780 FTEs) and was the 50th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airlines' FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • News Digest:

    Friday, February 16, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has released 2017 Border Crossing/Entry Data. The database shows the number of crossings into the U.S. through land ports on the Canadian and Mexican borders by personal vehicles, trucks, trains, buses, containers and pedestrians. The data provide official counts of cross-border traffic and may be used for transportation planning, port studies, travel analyses, and corridor assessments.
  • The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ November systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passenger enplanements rose 0.1 percent from October, rising for the second consecutive month to reach a new all-time seasonally-adjusted high of 72.3 million.
  • 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 December, 0.7 percent higher than the previous highest level reached in November, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The December 2017 index level (132.0) was 39.4 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its February 2018 Air Travel Consumer Report on air carrier data compiled for the month of December 2017 and calendar year 2017.  In 2017, the carriers posted a bumping rate of 0.34 per 10,000 passengers, the lowest annual rate based on historical data dating back to 1995.  The previous low was 0.62 in 2016.  These carriers posted a bumping rate of 0.18 per 10,000 passengers for the fourth quarter of 2017, an improvement over the 0.55 rate for the fourth quarter of 2016.

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