U.S. Airline Passengers
In 2012, airlines based in the United States originated 734 million passengers. Eighty-seven percent of passengers had a destination in the United States, and 13 percent had an international destination. For international air travel trips originating in the U.S., domestic carriers originated 54 percent of the passengers.
|U.S. Airline Passengers||Aug-12||Aug-13|
|Scheduled System (Domestic and International) U.S. Airlines Total Passengers||67,538,658||67,503,457|
|Percent change from same month previous year||+ 2.2%||- 0.1%|
NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information, available at http://www.bts.gov/programs/airline_information/ as of December 2013.