TABLE 5. Top 3 Air Carriers for Exports and Imports via New Orleans, LA: 2008

TABLE 5. Top 3 Air Carriers for Exports and Imports via New Orleans, LA: 2008

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(Short tons, thousands)

Rank Export carrier Tons
1 Federal Express Corporation 181.33
2 Northwest Airlines Inc. 2.08
3 USA Jet Airlines Inc. 0.02
Rank Import carrier Tons
1 Federal Express Corporation 198.42
2 Northwest Airlines Inc. 1.81
3 Atlas Air Inc. 0.08

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administraton, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Form 41 Traffic-Segment Data, various years, as of June 20, 2009.