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2008 Press Releases

2008 Press Releases

December 16, 2008 October 2008 Passenger Airline Employment Down 5.7 Percent from October 2007
December 15, 2008 Third-Quarter 2008 System Airline Financial Data: Network Airlines Report Fourth Consecutive Quarterly Loss Margin
December 11, 2008 September 2008 Airline Traffic Data: System Traffic Down 8.4 Percent in September from 2007 and Down 2.1 Percent for January-to-September
December 10, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) Rose 1.0 Percent in October from September
December 10, 2008 Airline On-Time Performance Improves in October
December 9, 2008 American Industry Shipped 13 Billion Tons of Goods in 2007
December 1, 2008 September 2008 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 7.5 Percent from September 2007
November 19, 2008 U.S. Freight Shipments with Canada and Mexico Reached a Record High in 2007
November 18, 2008 SafeTrip-21 Brings Innovative Technologies to Improve Safety and Mobility to the East Coast
November 18, 2008 September 2008 Passenger Airline Employment Down 4.5 Percent from September 2007
November 14, 2008 August 2008 Airline Traffic Data: Eight-Month 2008 System Traffic Down 1.4 Percent from 2007 and Down 5.1 Percent in August
November 13, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) Fell 2.5 Percent in September from August
November 7, 2008 Air Cargo Carrier Snapshots
November 7, 2008 Airline On-Time Performance Improves in September
October 30, 2008 August 2008 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 4.5 Percent from August 2007
October 29, 2008 Average Second-Quarter Domestic Air Fares Reach Highest Quarterly Level; Top 100 Airports: Highest Fare in Cincinnati, Lowest Fare at Dallas Love Field
October 21, 2008 August 2008 Passenger Airline Employment Down 2.1 Percent from August 2007
October 17, 2008 July 2008 Airline Traffic Data: Seven-Month 2008 System Traffic Down 0.8 Percent from 2007 and Down 2.9 Percent in July
October 10, 2008 National Transportation Statistics Updated: Includes Freight Ton-Miles Tabulations through 2006
October 8, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) Fell 1.9 Percent in August from July
October 3, 2008 Changes to List of Airports for 2009 Flight Delays
October 2, 2008 Airline On-Time Performance Improves in August
September 30, 2008 July 2008 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 15.9 Percent from July 2007
September 22, 2008 U.S. DOT Research and Innovative Technology Administration Names Joseph M. Monti Director of Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
September 19, 2008 2007 Border-Crossing Data
September 16, 2008 July 2008 Passenger Airline Employment Down 0.8 Percent from July 2007
September 15, 2008 Second-Quarter 2008 System Airline Financial Data: Network Airlines Report Growing Loss Margin
September 11, 2008 June 2008 Airline Traffic Data: Six-Month 2008 System Traffic Down 0.4 Percent from 2007 and Down 2.7 Percent in June
September 10, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) Rose 1.2 Percent in July from June
September 3, 2008 Airline On-Time Performance Improves in July
August 29, 2008 News Digest
August 28, 2008 June Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 6.6 Percent from June 2007
August 19, 2008 June 2008 Passenger Airline Employment Up 0.1 Percent from June 2007
August 14, 2008 May 2008 Airline Traffic Data: Five-Month 2008 System Traffic Up 0.1 Percent from 2007 but Down 1.3 Percent in May
August 13, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) Rose 0.1 Percent in June from May
August 11, 2008 America Gets New Glimpse of Hydrogen Powered Future During Historic Two Week Road Tour Across the United States
August 7, 2008 Americans Divided on Airplane Cell Phone Use, According to New BTS Special Report
August 5, 2008 June Airline On-Time Performance Better than Last Year, Down from May
July 31, 2008 May 2008 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 6.8 Percent from May 2007
July 23, 2008 Average First-Quarter Domestic Air Fares Rose 4.4 Percent from 2007; Top 100 Airports: Highest Fare in Cincinnati, Lowest Fare at Atlantic City
July 15, 2008 May 2008 Passenger Airline Employment Up 0.8 Percent from May 2007
July 10, 2008 April 2008 Airline Traffic Data: Four-Month 2008 System Traffic Up 0.4 Percent from 2007 but Down 2.8 Percent in April
July 9, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) Rose 1.9 Percent in May from April
July 7, 2008 Airline On-Time Performance Improves in May
June 30, 2008 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Reached a Monthly Record High in April 2008
June 25, 2008 U.S. DOT Partners with Caltrans to Move California Drivers One Step Closer To Instant Travel Information and Safety Technologies
June 17, 2008 April 2008 Passenger Airline Employment Up 1.0 Percent from April 2007
June 16, 2008 First-Quarter 2008 System Airline Financial Data: Network Passenger Airlines Report Second Consecutive Quarterly Loss Margin
June 12, 2008 March 2008 Airline Traffic Data: Three-Month 2008 System Traffic Up 1.5 Percent from 2007 but Down 0.4 Percent in March
June 11, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) was Unchanged in April from March
June 4, 2008 Airline On-Time Performance Improves in April
May 29, 2008 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 1.5 Percent from March 2007
May 27, 2008 Airlines Employed Fewer Pilots, Maintenance Workers in 2007
May 20, 2008 March 2008 Passenger Airline Employment Up 1.6 Percent from March 2007
May 19, 2008 Fourth-Quarter 2007 System Airline Financial Data: Passenger Airlines Report First Loss Margin Since First Quarter 2006
May 16, 2008 U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters Issues New Measure to Collect Better Delay Data
May 15, 2008 February 2008 Airline Traffic Data: Two-Month 2008 System Traffic Up 1.8 Percent From 2007
May 14, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) Fell 1.9 Percent in March from February
May 7, 2008 Airline On-Time Performance in March Better Than in February
April 30, 2008 February 2008 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 16.3 Percent from February 2007
April 23, 2008 Average Fourth-Quarter Air Fares Rose 4.0 Percent from 2006 Top 100 Airports: Highest Fare in Anchorage, Lowest Fare at Hilo, HI
April 18, 2008 U.S. DOT Seeks Innovative Research Proposals from Small Businesses to Solve Multimodal Transportation Challenges
April 18, 2008 U.S. Department of Transportation Approves Continuation of Inland GPS Operations
April 15, 2008 February 2008 Passenger Airline Employment Up 3.0 Percent from February 2007
April 10, 2008 January 2008 Airline Traffic Data: January 2008 System Traffic Up 1.0 Percent from January 2007
April 9, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) was Unchanged in February from January
April 4, 2008 U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Business Models for Vehicle-Infrastructure Communications Network
April 3, 2008 Airline On-Time Performance in February Better Than Last Year, Slips from January
March 31, 2008 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 7.4 Percent from January 2007
March 18, 2008 January 2008 Passenger Airline Employment Up 3.4 Percent from January 2007
March 13, 2008 December 2007 Airline Traffic Data: U.S. Airlines Carry Record 769 Million Passengers in 2007
March 12, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) Rose 2.4 Percent in January from December
March 12, 2008 Department of Transportation Releases Study of Potential Environmental Impacts on Transportation Infrastructure in U.S. Central Gulf Coast
March 11, 2008 2007 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 4.9 Percent from 2006
March 4, 2008 Airline On-Time Performance in January Better Than December, Slips From Previous Year
February 29, 2008 U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Technology Solutions to Improve Safety and Reduce Traffic Congestion
March 3, 2008 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 3.1 Percent from December 2006
February 20, 2008 December 2007 Passenger Airline Employment Up 3.7 Percent from December 2006
February 15, 2008 U.S. Department of Transportation Releases Road Maintenance Planning Software Update
February 15, 2008 U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Appointments to Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Advisory Council
February 14, 2008 November 2007 Airline Traffic Data: 11-Month 2007 System Traffic Up 3.2 Percent From 2006
February 13, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) Fell 1.3 Percent in December from November
February 5, 2008 Flight Delays, Mishandled Bags, Consumer Complaints Increase in 2007
January 31, 2008 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 8.6 Percent from November 2006
January 18, 2008 Department of Transportation Releases Vision to Guide Research and Investment Decisions Toward Safe, Reliable and Efficient National Transportation System
January 18, 2008 U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Partnerships to Advance America’s Next Emergency 9-1-1 System
January 30, 2008 Average Third-Quarter Air Fares Fell 0.8 Percent from 2006; Top 100 Airports: Highest Fare in Cincinnati, Lowest Fare at Lihue, Hawaii
January 15, 2008 November 2007 Passenger Airline Employment Up 3.7 Percent from November 2006
January 11, 2008 BTS Releases Pocket Guide to Transportation 2008
January 10, 2008 October 2007 Airline Traffic Data: 10-Month 2007 System Traffic Up 3.6 Percent From 2006
January 9, 2008 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) Rose 0.7 Percent in November from October
January 7, 2008 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Reached a Monthly Record High in October 2007
January 3, 2008 U.S. Airlines Report Fewer Flight Delays, Cancellations, Mishandled Bags in November