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Table 5. Domestic Scheduled Airline Travel on U.S. Airlines, 2017-2018

Dataset Table:

Annual 1
2017 2018 Change % 2
Passengers (in millions) 741.7 777.9 4.9 3
Flights (in thousands) 8,177.6 8,391.4 2.6 4
Revenue Passenger Miles (in billions) 684.2 721.2 5.4 5
Available Seat-Miles (in billions) 809.1 854.0 5.5 6
Load Factor* 84.6 84.5 -0.1 7
Flight Stage Length** 710.0 721.0 1.5 8
Passenger Trip Length*** 922.5 927.1 0.5 9
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Notes:

* Change in load factor points
** The average non-stop distance flown per departure in miles
*** The average distance flown per passenger in miles
Percentage changes based on numbers prior to rounding.

Source:

Bureau of Transportation Statistics, T-100 Domestic Market and Segment