Figure 2: Aviation Revenue Passenger-Miles, Seasonal Influences Removed, 1994-2006

Figure 2: Aviation Revenue Passenger-Miles, Seasonal Influences Removed, 1994-2006

Revenue passenger-miles (millions)

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  US Carriers RPM Trend Line
1994-1 33,063,218 37,299,442
1994-2 32,706,163 37,684,357
1994-3 40,829,245 38,142,182
1994-4 38,672,069 38,645,895
1994-5 40,160,849 39,174,582
1994-6 41,916,076 39,691,088
1994-7 44,225,966 40,153,900
1994-8 44,685,652 40,543,125
1994-9 38,567,585 40,848,675
1994-10 41,256,310 41,030,685
1994-11 39,649,572 41,075,047
1994-12 39,866,772 40,985,955
1995-1 36,640,667 40,829,743
1995-2 35,092,555 40,661,983
1995-3 42,646,196 40,537,531
1995-4 40,973,075 40,501,185
1995-5 41,441,924 40,572,288
1995-6 43,628,058 40,725,962
1995-7 44,438,865 40,917,097
1995-8 45,788,785 41,114,918
1995-9 38,624,189 41,323,317
1995-10 41,986,217 41,594,021
1995-11 40,507,651 41,941,341
1995-12 40,698,590 42,348,603
1996-1 37,303,173 42,763,836
1996-2 39,187,394 43,117,245
1996-3 46,464,431 43,369,785
1996-4 43,770,812 43,484,268
1996-5 44,680,604 43,507,612
1996-6 45,996,703 43,510,690
1996-7 47,059,320 43,543,304
1996-8 48,379,108 43,639,655
1996-9 40,461,215 43,818,767
1996-10 44,666,103 44,056,168
1996-11 40,168,952 44,302,714
1996-12 44,288,217 44,520,666
1997-1 40,094,443 44,671,825
1997-2 38,873,954 44,745,155
1997-3 48,029,975 44,738,948
1997-4 44,674,588 44,704,208
1997-5 45,801,428 44,692,102
1997-6 47,672,314 44,732,487
1997-7 49,646,138 44,837,925
1997-8 49,859,398 44,970,953
1997-9 41,701,653 45,081,609
1997-10 45,443,234 45,142,031
1997-11 42,634,396 45,156,869
1997-12 44,459,002 45,172,442
1998-1 39,907,754 45,204,520
1998-2 39,393,370 45,306,933
1998-3 47,886,859 45,513,364
1998-4 46,917,865 45,777,876
1998-5 47,408,613 46,028,775
1998-6 49,157,456 46,227,369
1998-7 52,776,459 46,370,683
1998-8 50,430,673 46,470,359
1998-9 42,459,397 46,551,609
1998-10 46,921,944 46,609,135
1998-11 44,751,747 46,676,632
1998-12 45,629,996 46,747,035
1999-1 41,036,190 46,802,416
1999-2 40,719,445 46,837,157
1999-3 49,893,855 46,850,963
1999-4 48,297,891 46,920,008
1999-5 48,166,998 47,090,409
1999-6 50,899,806 47,406,356
1999-7 53,705,361 47,820,370
1999-8 52,182,372 48,247,026
1999-9 44,613,266 48,640,276
1999-10 49,501,618 48,974,826
1999-11 47,908,281 49,212,377
1999-12 46,286,717 49,356,181
2000-1 41,557,193 49,495,593
2000-2 43,729,534 49,644,437
2000-3 52,990,192 49,769,912
2000-4 50,354,369 49,880,259
2000-5 52,325,210 49,981,070
2000-6 54,724,492 50,115,343
2000-7 55,621,547 50,295,023
2000-8 54,515,661 50,517,475
2000-9 46,398,645 50,664,075
2000-10 50,958,213 50,662,228
2000-11 49,659,124 50,530,136
2000-12 47,075,544 50,314,684
2001-1 44,109,939 50,092,684
2001-2 43,180,235 49,940,065
2001-3 53,058,085 49,834,899
2001-4 50,794,947 49,605,753
2001-5 51,122,786 49,061,501
2001-6 53,473,441 48,071,555
2001-7 55,805,088 46,684,036
2001-8 56,405,712 45,152,406
2001-9 30,546,484 43,789,495
2001-10 40,290,718 42,889,581
2001-11 40,691,635 42,586,729
2001-12 40,901,001 42,844,194
2002-1 38,557,639 43,451,498
2002-2 38,644,502 44,114,222
2002-3 48,500,814 44,677,305
2002-4 45,437,855 45,053,560
2002-5 47,127,122 45,299,059
2002-6 49,277,700 45,541,324
2002-7 51,256,869 45,936,653
2002-8 51,315,219 46,554,788
2002-9 40,275,540 47,344,301
2002-10 48,406,823 48,136,753
2002-11 45,209,349 48,684,440
2002-12 50,037,190 48,826,164
2003-1 43,352,308 48,552,108
2003-2 41,468,358 48,062,524
2003-3 50,390,457 47,624,114
2003-4 47,368,360 47,479,145
2003-5 49,415,544 47,751,262
2003-6 52,544,040 48,350,818
2003-7 56,147,350 49,085,411
2003-8 54,324,465 49,683,416
2003-9 44,578,644 50,065,557
2003-10 50,351,804 50,266,644
2003-11 47,459,241 50,424,044
2003-12 50,134,424 50,649,974
2004-1 44,209,783 50,961,964
2004-2 45,712,143 51,338,310
2004-3 54,627,608 51,741,396
2004-4 53,714,513 52,128,613
2004-5 53,393,384 52,468,007
2004-6 57,352,668 52,781,591
2004-7 60,067,665 53,095,839
2004-8 57,792,551 53,437,448
2004-9 48,001,640 53,754,495
2004-10 54,582,656 53,974,087
2004-11 52,059,824 54,112,134
2004-12 52,911,735 54,210,500
2005-1 45,237,238 54,352,651
2005-2 47,360,704 54,560,090
2005-3 59,199,365 54,816,064
2005-4 55,228,855 55,105,025
2005-5 57,594,568 55,390,021
2005-6 60,014,028 55,583,235
2005-7 62,726,405 55,629,246
2005-8 59,408,541 55,557,947
2005-9 50,854,026 55,413,034
2005-10 54,022,108 55,254,343
2005-11 53,014,927 55,109,987
2005-12 53,011,799 55,023,239
2006-1 49,044,534 55,013,103
2006-2 47,525,840 55,064,756
2006-3 58,523,792 55,095,962
2006-4 56,014,579 55,060,990
2006-5 57,312,853 54,948,981
2006-6 59,440,627 54,821,156
2006-7 61,009,550 54,754,452
2006-8 58,481,309 54,789,365
2006-9 50,154,832 54,940,990
2006-10 55,299,297 55,201,325
2006-11 54,059,204 55,495,902
2006-12 53,684,316 55,753,584

NOTE: RPM = Revenue Passenger-Miles

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, available at http://www.transtats.bts.gov/