Thursday, August 25, 2016
June 2016 North American Freight Numbers
All transportation modes except air carried less cross-border freight by value in June 2016 compared to June 2015 resulting in a 6.4 percent decrease to $92.7 billion in the total current dollar value of freight moved.
Friday, August 19, 2016
Smartphone App for Pocket Guide to Transportation Release
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has introduced its most innovative product – a smartphone app for the Pocket Guide to Transportation 2016.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
June 2016 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.9 percent more workers in June 2016 than in June 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. June was the highest monthly total (412,333) since June 2008 and was the 32nd consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline full-time equivalent (FTE) employment exceeded the same month of the previous year.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Airline Consumer Complaints Down From Previous Year
Airline consumer complaints filed with DOT’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division during the first six months of this year were down 12.2 percent from the first six months of 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
May 2016 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service load factor – a measure of the use of airline capacity – remained unchanged at 83.4 percent in May, seasonally adjusted, from April.