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Thursday, August 28, 2014

U.S. Freight on the Move: Highlights from the 2012 Commodity Flow Survey Preliminary Data
Nearly 11.7 billion tons of freight, valued at $13.6 trillion, was transported about 3.3 trillion ton-miles in the United States in 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).  In a special report released today, this and other highlights from the preliminary release of the 2012 Commodity Survey are provided for establishments in manufacturing, wholesale trade, mining and other selected industries.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

June 2014 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $103.0 billion in June 2014 as all five major transportation modes – air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks – carried more freight by value in June 2014 than in June 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

June 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 385,475 workers in June 2014, 1.0 percent more than in June 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

May 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 65.8 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in May 2014, 1.5 percent more than in May 2013.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

June 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, declined 0.9 percent in June from May, falling after four consecutive monthly increases, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Journal of Transportation and Statistics Volume 10 Number 1
Paper titles in this journal are the following: Modeling School Bus Crashes Using Zero-Inflated Model; Crash Injuries in Four Midwestern States: Comparison to Regional Estimates; Investigation of the Impact of Corner Clearance on Urban Intersection Crash Occurrence; Application of the Bayesian Model Averaging in Predicting Motor Vehicle Crashes; Lane Width Crash Modification Factors for Curb-and-Gutter Asymmetric Multilane Roadways: Statistical Modeling; A Multidimensional Clustering Algorithm for Studying Fatal Road Crashes.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Airlines Report No Tarmac Delays Over Three Hours on Domestic Flights, One Tarmac Delay Longer Than Four Hours on an International Flight in June
Airlines reported no tarmac delays of more than three hours on domestic flights and one tarmac delay of more than four hours on an international flight in June, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

1st-Quarter 2014 Air Fare Data
The average domestic air fare decreased to $381 in the first quarter of 2014, down 1.0 percent from the average fare of $384 in the first quarter of 2013, adjusted for inflation, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported today.

Friday, July 25, 2014

2013 Border Crossing/Entry Data
The number of commercial truck crossings into the United States from Canada and Mexico was 10.8 million in 2013, 1.1 percent more than in 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Thursday, July 24, 2014

May 2014 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA trade totaled $103.9 billion in May 2014 as four of five transportation modes – vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks – carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade than in May 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Monday, July 21, 2014

May 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 385,619 workers in May 2014, 1.1 percent more than in May 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Geographic Databases for 2014
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics released the 2014 edition of the National Transportation Atlas Databases (NTAD) this week.

Monday, July 14, 2014

April 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 63.1 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in April 2014, 3.4 percent more than in April 2013.

Friday, July 11, 2014

National Transportation Statistics Updated
Friday, July 11, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

May 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.6 percent in May from April, rising for the fourth consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

May Airline On-Time Performance Down, Cancellations Up From Previous Year, And Five Lengthy Tarmac Delays Reported
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 76.9 percent in May, down from both the 79.4 percent on-time rate posted in May 2013 and the 79.6 percent on-time rate posted in April 2014.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Transportation Satellite Accounts: Findings From 2002–2006
The Transportation Satellite Accounts (TSAs) provide a means for measuring the contribution of transportation services to the national economy.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

April 2014 North American Freight Numbers
Two of five transportation modes – pipeline and trucks – carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in April 2014 than in April 2013 as U.S.-NAFTA trade rose to $100.1 billion, according to the TransBorder freight data released today by theU.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Monday, June 23, 2014

1st Quarter 2014 Airline Financial Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a net profit of $507 million in the first quarter of 2014, down from a profit of $7.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013 and up from a loss of $392 million in the first quarter of 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Multimodal Transportation Indicators June 2014
This report provides a broad range of quarterly, monthly, and weekly statistics for the transportation community.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

April 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 384,265 workers in April 2014, 1.0 percent more than in April 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

March 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 66.4 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in March 2014, 2.0 percent more than in March 2013.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

April 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.4 percent in April from March, rising for the third consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

April Airline On-Time Performance Up, Cancellations Down From Previous Year, March
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 79.6 percent in April, up from both the 77.3 percent on-time rate posted in April 2013 and the 77.6 percent on-time rate posted in March 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

March 2014 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA trade totaled $101.5 billion in March 2014, the second highest amount on record, as four of five transportation modes – air, vessel, pipeline, and trucks – carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade than in March 2013, according to the TransBorder freight data released today by theU.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Freight Facts and Figures 2013
This report provides an overview of freight transportation, focusing on the volume and value of freight shipments, the extent of the freight network, industry employment and productivity patterns, and related safety, energy use, and environmental effects. Produced jointly with the Federal Highway Administration.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

March 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 383,610 workers in March 2014, 0.8 percent more than in March 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

February 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 52.4 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in February 2014, 0.1 percent fewer than in February 2013.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

March 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 1.6 percent in March from February, rising for the second consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

March Airline On-Time Performance Down From Previous Year, Up from February
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 77.6 percent in March, down from the 79.8 percent on-time rate posted in March 2013, but up from the 70.7 percent on-time rate posted in February 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Monday, May 5, 2014

4th-Quarter and Annual 2013 Airline Financial Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a net profit of $7.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013, up from a loss of $188 million in the fourth quarter of 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today in a release of preliminary data.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Multimodal Transportation Indicators April 2014
This report provides a broad range of quarterly, monthly, and weekly statistics for the transportation community.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Two of Five Modes Carried More U.S.-NAFTA Trade in February 2014  than in February 2013
Two of five transportation modes – truck and pipeline – carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in February 2014 than in February 2013, according to the TransBorder freight data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

4th-Quarter 2013 Domestic Air Fare Up 0.3% from 4th Quarter 2012 (Adjusted for Inflation)
The average domestic air fare increased to $381 in the fourth quarter of 2013, up 0.3 percent from the average fare of $380 in the fourth quarter of 2012, adjusted for inflation in constant 2013 dollars (Table 1), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.
 

Friday, April 18, 2014

National Transportation Statistics Updated
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

February 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Up 0.4 Percent from February 2013
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 381,985 workers in February 2014, 0.4 percent more than in February 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Friday, April 11, 2014

January 2014 U.S. Airline Systemwide Passengers Up 0.8 Percent from January 2013
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 55.8 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in January 2014, 0.8 percent more than in January 2013.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

February Airline On-Time Performance Down From Previous Year, Up from January
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 70.7 percent in February, down from the 79.6 percent on-time rate posted in February 2013, but up from the 67.7 percent on-time rate posted in January 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Freight Shipments Rose 1.2% in February from January
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 1.2 percent in February from January, rising after two consecutive monthly declines, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Severe weather impacted January 2014 U.S.-Canada freight flows
Severe weather in January impacted freight transportation, contributing to a decline in U.S.-Canada trade for the month.

Friday, March 21, 2014

January 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Up 0.5 Percent from January 2013
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 381,819 workers in January 2014, 0.5 percent more than in January 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Value of 2013 U.S.-NAFTA Freight on Surface Modes Rose from 2012;  Declined on Air and Vessel
Three of the five transportation modes – the surface transportation modes of truck, rail and pipeline – carried more U.S. trade with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico by value in 2013 than in 2012 while the value of freight transported by air and vessel decreased, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Total Passengers on U.S Airlines and Foreign Airlines Serving the U.S. Increased 1.3% in 2013 from 2012
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines and foreign airlines serving the United States carried 826.0 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in 2013, 1.3 percent more than in 2012 and the highest total since 2007.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

January 2014 Airline On-Time Performance Down From Previous Year, December
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 67.7 percent in January, down from both the 81.0 percent on-time rate posted in January 2013 and the 68.9 percent on-time rate posted in December 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

December 2013 U.S. Airline Systemwide Passengers Up 6.1 Percent from December 2012
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 62.5 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in December 2013, 6.1 percent more than in December 2012.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Freight Shipments Fell 2.8% in January from December
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry fell 2.8 percent in January from December, declining for the second consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Multimodal Transportation Indicators February 2014
This report provides a broad range of quarterly, monthly, and weekly statistics for the transportation community.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Three of Five Modes Carried More U.S.-NAFTA Trade in December 2013 than in December 2012
Three of the five transportation modes – truck, vessel and pipeline – carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in December 2013 than in December 2012, according to the December TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Thursday, February 20, 2014

December 2013 Passenger Airline Employment Up 0.3 Percent from December 2012
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 380,809 workers in December 2013, 0.3 percent more than in December 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

November 2013 U.S. Airline Systemwide Passengers Down 2.2 Percent from November 2012
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 57.5 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in November 2013, 2.2 percent fewer than in November 2012.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Freight Shipments Fell 1.0% in December from November
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry fell 1.0 percent in December from November, declining after a one-month rise, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

2013 Airline Consumer Complaints Down From Previous Year
Airline consumer complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Aviation Consumer Protection Division during 2013 were down 14.1 percent from 2012, according to the DOT’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Agency Information Collection: Activity Under OMB Review; Report of Traffic and Capacity Statistics-The T-100 System
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics invites the general public, industry and other governmental parties to comment on the continuing need for and usefulness of DOT requiring U.S. and foreign air carriers to file traffic and capacity data pursuant to 14 CFR 241.19 and Part 217, respectively.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Three of Five Modes Carried More U.S. NAFTA Trade in November 2013 than in November 2012
Three of the five transportation modes – truck, rail and pipeline - carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in November 2013 than in November 2012 as the value of overall U.S. trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico rose 1.3 percent from year to year, according to the November NAFTA freight data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).            

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

3rd-Quarter 2013 Domestic Air Fare Up 5.1% from 3rd Quarter 2012 (Adjusted for Inflation)
The average domestic air fare increased to $390 in the third quarter of 2013, up 5.1 percent from the average fare of $371 in the third quarter of 2012, measured in constant 2013 dollars (Table 1), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

November 2013 Passenger Airline Employment Down 0.1 Percent from November 2012
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 381,224 workers in November 2013, 0.1 percent fewer than in November 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

October 2013 U.S. Airline Systemwide Passengers Up 1.8 Percent from October 2012
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 62.0 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in October 2013, 1.8 percent more than in October 2012.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

November Airline Consumer Complaints Down From Previous Year, October
Airline consumer complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division during November were down 23.6 percent from November 2012 and down 11.9 percent from October 2013, according to the DOT’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Friday, January 10, 2014

National Transportation Statistics Updated
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), a part of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), today updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Pocket Guide to Transportation 2014
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), a part of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), has published the Pocket Guide to Transportation 2014 – a quick reference guide to significant transportation statistics.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Freight Shipments Rose 1.2% in November from October
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 1.2 percent in November from October, rebounding from a one-month delcine to reach its highest all-time level, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

U.S. - NAFTA Trade Exceeds $100B for First Time on Record
U.S. trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in October 2013 was $103.1 billion, up 4.5 percent from October 2012 and exceeding $100 billion for the first month on record, according to freight data released today by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

October 2013 Passenger Airline Employment Down 0.8 Percent from October 2012
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 381,178 workers in October 2013, 0.8 percent fewer than in October 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Scheduled Passenger Airlines Report Larger Net Profit in 3rd-Quarter of 2013
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a net profit of $3.2 billion in the third quarter of 2013, an increase from a profit of $1.4 billion in the third quarter of 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today in a release of preliminary data.

Friday, December 13, 2013

September 2013 U.S. Airline Systemwide Passengers Up 0.9 Percent from September 2012
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 58.0 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in September 2013, 0.9 percent more than in September 2012. The systemwide total was the result of a 0.8 percent increase in the number of domestic passengers (50.5 million) and a 1.9 percent increase in international passengers (7.4 million).

Thursday, December 12, 2013

October Airline Service Improved from Previous Year in all Major Categories
In October, airlines improved their on-time performance while posting a lower rate of canceled flights and mishandled baggage than the same period in 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Freight Shipments Fell 0.7% in October from September
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry fell 0.7 percent in October from September, the first monthly decline after three months of increases, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

American Industry Shipped 11.7 Billion Tons of Goods in 2012
American manufacturers and related industries shipped almost 11.7 billion tons of goods valued at more than $13.6 trillion in 2012, according to preliminary numbers from the 2012 Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Census Bureau.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Three of Five Modes Carried More U.S. NAFTA Trade in September 2013 than in September 2012
Three of the five transportation modes carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in September 2013 than in September 2012 as the value of overall U.S. trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, rose 5.0 percent from year to year, according to the September NAFTA freight data released today by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Personal Vehicles Entered the United States Nearly 96 Million Times in 2012
Personal vehicles entered the United States nearly 96 million times in 2012, 33.1 million from Canada, and 62.7 million from Mexico, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Thanksgiving Amtrak Ridership Snapshot
Amtrak ridership during the days surrounding Thanksgiving has increased 5.3 percent over the last three years.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

September 2013 Passenger Airline Employment Down 1.6 Percent from September 2012
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 380,165 workers in September 2013, 1.6 percent fewer than in September 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

August 2013 U.S. Airline Systemwide Passengers Down 0.1 Percent from August 2012
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 67.7 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in August 2013, 0.1 percent fewer than in August 2012.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Freight Shipments Rose 0.8% in September from August
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.8 percent in September from August, rising for the third consecutive month to reach its highest all-time level, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Airline Consumer Complaints Down From Previous Year
Airline consumer complaints filed with DOT’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division during the first nine months of this year were down 14.1 percent from the first nine months of 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Three of Five Modes Carried More U.S. NAFTA Trade in August 2013 than in August 2012
Three of the five transportation modes carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in August 2013 than in August 2012 as the value of overall U.S. trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, rose 2.0 percent from year to year, according to the August NAFTA freight data released today by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the U.S. Department of Transportation. 

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

2nd-Quarter 2013 Domestic Air Fare Down 3.6% from 2nd Quarter 2012 (Adjusted for Inflation)
The average domestic air fare decreased to $378 in the second quarter of 2013, down 3.6 percent from the average fare of $392 in the second quarter of 2012, measured in constant 2013 dollars, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics; Notice of Meeting
This notice announces, pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (72; 5 U.S.C. app. 2), a meeting of the Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics (ACTS).

Friday, November 1, 2013

Directive for 2014 Airline On-Time Reporting
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today issued its annual directive detailing the requirements for the reporting of airline on-time data for 2014.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

August 2013 Passenger Airline Employment Down 2.2 Percent from August 2012
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 380,328 workers in August 2013, 2.2 percent fewer than in August 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Monday, October 28, 2013

July 2013 U.S. Airline Systemwide Passengers Unchanged from July 2012
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 69.2 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in July 2013, the same as in July 2012.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Airline On-Time Performance in August Down From Previous Year, Up From July
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 78.8 percent in August, down from the 79.1 percent on-time rate from August 2012, but up from the 73.1 percent mark from July 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Freight Shipments Rose 0.4% in August from July
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.4 percent in August from July, rising for the second consecutive month to reach the second highest level in the history of the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

Friday, October 4, 2013

National Transportation Statistics Updated
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), a part of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), today updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data. NTS, updated quarterly, includes a wide range of national transportation information.

Monday, September 30, 2013

Largest Airlines Report Larger Net Profit in 2nd-Quarter of 2013
The largest scheduled passenger airlines reported a net profit of $2.1 billion in the second quarter of 2013, an increase from a profit of $700 million in the second quarter of 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today in a release of preliminary data.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Four of Five Modes Carried More U.S. NAFTA Trade in July 2013 than in July 2012
Four of the five transportation modes carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in July 2013 than in July 2012 as the value of overall U.S. trade with its NAFTA partners rose 6.3 percent from year to year, according to the July North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) freight data released today by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

July 2013 Passenger Airline Employment Down 2.6 Percent from July 2012
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 381,070 workers in July 2013, 2.6 percent fewer than in July 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

June 2013 U.S. Airline System Passengers Up 0.7% from June 2012
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 67.1 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in June 2013, 0.7 percent more than in June 2012.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Airlines Report 13 Tarmac Delays Over Three Hours on Domestic Flights, Three Tarmac Delays Longer Than Four Hours on International Flights in July
Airlines reported 13 tarmac delays of more than three hours on domestic flights and three tarmac delays of more than four hours on international flights in July, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Freight Shipments Rose 0.3% in July from June
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.3 percent in July from June, rising after a one month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today.