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.