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  • April 19, 2018
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.0 percent more workers in February 2018 than in February 2017. February was the highest monthly full-time equivalent (FTE) employment total (432,232 FTEs) since December 2004 (436,909 FTEs) and was the 52nd consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • April 17, 2018
    The average domestic air fare rose to $347 in the fourth quarter of 2017, rising 3.0 percent from $337 in the third quarter of 2016, which was the lowest inflation-adjusted quarterly average fare in 23 years of air fare records, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.
  • April 12, 2018
    U.S. airlines’ January systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passenger enplanements fell to 71.6 million, 0.8 percent fewer than December, seasonally-adjusted, after growing three consecutive months from October 2017 to December 2017.
  • April 11, 2018
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.1 percent in February from January, falling for the second consecutive month. The February 2018 index level (127.5) was 34.5 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • March 30, 2018
    Trucks moved freight valued at $60.6 billion between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in January 2018, up 10.2 percent compared to January 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). Rail moved freight valued at $13.3 billion, up 0.6 percent during the same period.

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