U.S. Airline Revenue Passenger-Miles and Load Factor

U.S. Airline Revenue Passenger-Miles and Load Factor

Monthly data, not seasonally adjusted

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Date Domestic RPM International RPM Total RPM Total Load Factor (%)
Jan-98 32,703,361 12,313,921 45,017,282 63.75
Feb-98 31,644,486 10,799,651 42,444,137 65.85
Mar-98 38,546,882 13,233,055 51,779,937 72.07
Apr-98 37,692,401 12,958,973 50,651,374 71.97
May-98 38,163,542 14,149,973 52,313,515 72.22
Jun-98 40,285,501 14,883,921 55,169,422 76.17
Jul-98 42,238,046 15,681,782 57,919,828 75.60
Aug-98 42,590,006 16,062,841 58,652,847 76.68
Sep-98 34,471,053 13,309,333 47,780,386 70.21
Oct-98 37,783,737 13,697,792 51,481,529 69.55
Nov-98 35,657,568 12,022,823 47,680,391 67.57
Dec-98 36,802,214 12,319,974 49,122,188 67.31
Jan-99 34,171,623 12,405,478 46,577,101 64.84
Feb-99 33,007,033 10,889,309 43,896,343 66.70
Mar-99 40,739,803 14,123,400 54,863,203 72.94
Apr-99 39,414,260 13,258,188 52,672,448 71.77
May-99 39,231,207 14,348,468 53,579,676 70.73
Jun-99 42,314,579 15,673,719 57,988,298 75.37
Jul-99 45,372,953 16,754,314 62,127,267 76.92
Aug-99 44,405,702 17,158,640 61,564,342 75.36
Sep-99 36,681,450 15,228,201 51,909,651 68.44
Oct-99 40,487,192 14,924,001 55,411,193 70.67
Nov-99 38,908,197 13,172,301 52,080,498 70.13
Dec-99 38,222,542 12,357,153 50,579,695 65.79
Jan-00 34,913,749 12,660,195 47,573,944 63.24
Feb-00 36,005,847 11,912,037 47,917,883 66.41
Mar-00 43,901,516 14,997,655 58,899,171 74.19
Apr-00 41,954,244 14,999,858 56,954,101 73.73
May-00 43,168,824 15,888,261 59,057,086 74.20
Jun-00 45,856,363 17,476,816 63,333,179 79.67
Jul-00 47,303,803 18,364,852 65,668,655 79.20
Aug-00 46,457,758 18,048,152 64,505,910 77.01
Sep-00 38,372,644 16,397,050 54,769,694 69.32
Oct-00 41,820,446 15,472,087 57,292,532 70.13
Nov-00 40,712,967 13,846,677 54,559,644 70.47
Dec-00 39,656,140 14,060,875 53,717,015 68.78
Jan-01 37,179,562 14,099,511 51,279,073 63.92
Feb-01 35,784,235 12,375,363 48,159,598 66.12
Mar-01 44,208,143 15,790,285 59,998,428 73.84
Apr-01 42,363,481 15,330,785 57,694,266 72.29
May-01 42,517,548 15,853,985 58,371,533 70.67
Jun-01 45,304,289 17,586,070 62,890,359 76.94
Jul-01 48,067,498 18,184,789 66,252,287 77.12
Aug-01 48,579,798 18,212,273 66,792,071 77.17
Sep-01 26,230,752 11,349,359 37,580,111 58.36
Oct-01 33,428,069 9,700,480 43,128,549 62.76
Nov-01 34,035,501 9,986,797 44,022,297 66.88
Dec-01 34,900,093 11,871,279 46,771,372 68.12
Jan-02 32,996,179 12,033,011 45,029,190 65.01
Feb-02 32,587,181 10,749,336 43,336,517 67.97
Mar-02 41,424,662 13,924,311 55,348,974 76.17
Apr-02 38,475,773 12,912,423 51,388,197 71.42
May-02 39,908,390 14,110,048 54,018,438 72.14
Jun-02 42,899,467 15,497,952 58,397,419 76.85
Jul-02 45,270,462 16,009,812 61,280,274 76.94
Aug-02 45,415,533 16,191,849 61,607,382 77.10
Sep-02 34,211,929 13,875,349 48,087,278 65.97
Oct-02 39,079,883 13,497,780 52,577,662 69.10
Nov-02 36,350,828 12,141,969 48,492,796 67.48
Dec-02 41,362,758 13,387,275 54,750,032 73.31
Jan-03 36,210,749 12,885,225 49,095,975 66.20
Feb-03 34,147,815 10,714,909 44,862,725 68.31
Mar-03 41,773,833 12,566,448 54,340,280 72.12
Apr-03 39,465,184 10,369,972 49,835,156 71.02
May-03 41,001,253 11,574,407 52,575,660 74.07
Jun-03 44,490,188 13,917,428 58,407,615 79.21
Jul-03 48,318,913 15,515,842 63,834,756 81.51
Aug-03 46,979,520 15,905,481 62,885,001 79.83
Sep-03 36,817,305 13,570,201 50,387,506 69.22
Oct-03 41,477,527 13,446,818 54,924,345 72.56
Nov-03 39,330,878 12,816,478 52,147,356 71.85
Dec-03 42,696,701 13,928,669 56,625,370 74.03
Jan-04 38,112,106 13,514,813 51,626,920 67.67
Feb-04 38,572,730 12,152,814 50,725,543 69.39
Mar-04 46,504,892 14,734,723 61,239,615 76.37
Apr-04 45,792,761 14,337,423 60,130,184 76.58
May-04 45,347,392 15,387,851 60,735,243 75.20
Jun-04 49,771,059 17,005,935 66,776,994 81.45
Jul-04 52,727,371 18,181,452 70,908,823 82.62
Aug-04 50,813,621 17,759,063 68,572,684 79.63
Sep-04 40,643,225 15,247,003 55,890,228 72.40
Oct-04 45,764,664 15,383,252 61,147,916 75.04
Nov-04 43,560,798 14,117,956 57,678,754 73.69
Dec-04 45,180,139 15,522,402 60,702,541 73.75
Jan-05 41,608,324 15,579,637 57,187,961 71.35
Feb-05 40,114,309 13,469,541 53,583,850 71.82
Mar-05 50,789,169 17,292,464 68,081,633 80.15
Apr-05 47,001,946 16,217,198 63,219,144 76.86
May-05 49,015,686 17,392,627 66,408,313 78.04
Jun-05 52,180,932 18,748,724 70,929,656 82.72
Jul-05 55,289,186 20,035,543 75,324,729 84.07
Aug-05 52,508,887 19,203,163 71,712,050 80.83
Sep-05 43,524,027 16,630,715 60,154,741 75.10
Oct-05 45,894,292 16,087,969 61,982,261 76.12
Nov-05 45,108,500 14,770,703 59,879,203 76.49
Dec-05 46,189,028 16,337,728 62,526,757 76.22
Jan-06 42,965,223 16,156,674 59,121,897 73.45
Feb-06 40,926,218 13,912,616 54,838,834 75.15
Mar-06 50,692,244 18,094,193 68,786,437 81.29
Apr-06 48,799,678 17,684,163 66,483,840 80.92
May-06 49,300,983 18,464,737 67,765,720 80.31
Jun-06 52,198,918 20,274,150 72,473,067 84.75
Jul-06 54,505,058 21,509,396 76,014,454 85.13
Aug-06 52,073,032 20,341,056 72,414,087 81.17
Sep-06 43,107,572 17,535,962 60,643,533 74.91
Oct-06 47,135,975 17,364,757 64,500,733 77.29
Nov-06 45,965,651 16,114,308 62,079,958 77.86
Dec-06 46,834,443 17,703,473 64,537,917 76.94
Jan-07 43,822,568 17,449,185 61,271,752 73.31
Feb-07 41,269,371 15,087,190 56,356,561 75.03
Mar-07 51,517,372 19,345,384 70,862,756 81.64
Apr-07 49,771,542 18,461,871 68,233,412 80.80
May-07 51,030,892 19,340,678 70,371,570 80.75
Jun-07 54,017,653 21,324,405 75,342,058 85.70
Jul-07 56,571,884 22,707,709 79,279,594 86.00
Aug-07 55,681,501 22,059,235 77,740,736 84.43
Sep-07 45,239,640 18,993,610 64,233,249 76.76
Oct-07 49,068,394 18,761,046 67,829,440 78.68
Nov-07 47,255,508 17,507,568 64,763,076 77.82
Dec-07 47,069,778 19,120,710 66,190,487 76.38
Jan-08 44,232,544 18,681,437 62,913,981 73.91
Feb-08 43,428,458 16,602,057 60,030,515 75.02
Mar-08 52,016,066 20,817,144 72,833,210 82.26
Apr-08 48,188,581 19,237,426 67,426,008 79.29
May-08 50,259,001 20,971,025 71,230,026 80.92
Jun-08 52,520,398 22,205,728 74,726,125 83.88
Jul-08 54,620,469 23,554,369 78,174,838 84.06
Aug-08 52,642,308 23,160,957 75,803,265 83.26
Sep-08 41,014,911 18,736,448 59,751,359 76.64
Oct-08 44,912,316 18,506,767 63,419,084 79.17
Nov-08 40,577,878 16,551,937 57,129,816 75.42
Dec-08 43,824,103 18,277,290 62,101,393 78.48
Jan-09 39,299,046 17,527,990 56,827,036 72.91
Feb-09 37,639,944 14,607,211 52,247,155 73.32
Mar-09 46,517,031 18,128,242 64,645,273 79.37
Apr-09 45,418,524 18,449,554 63,868,078 80.65
May-09 45,979,829 18,544,294 64,524,123 79.75
Jun-09 49,289,603 20,783,549 70,073,152 84.29
Jul-09 52,704,158 22,967,859 75,672,017 86.46
Aug-09 50,466,677 22,618,482 73,085,158 84.96
Sep-09 41,656,204 18,399,674 60,055,878 79.78
Oct-09 44,780,948 18,052,352 62,833,300 82.17
Nov-09 41,572,402 16,086,418 57,658,820 78.88
Dec-09 43,650,029 18,174,165 61,824,194 80.34
Jan-10 40,300,847 17,840,345 58,141,192 75.62
Feb-10 36,997,092 14,973,602 51,970,694 76.46
Mar-10 47,618,941 19,145,988 66,764,929 82.67
Apr-10 45,646,364 17,934,405 63,580,770 81.66
May-10 46,952,616 20,542,020 67,494,636 82.34
Jun-10 50,386,584 22,716,286 73,102,870 86.22
Jul-10 53,094,600 24,586,223 77,680,823 86.88
Aug-10 51,438,401 23,774,576 75,212,977 85.35
Sep-10 43,693,995 20,410,497 64,104,491 81.03
Oct-10 47,282,740 20,433,317 67,716,057 83.09
Nov-10 44,349,931 17,630,084 61,980,016 80.40
Dec-10 45,064,713 19,357,180 64,421,893 80.73
Jan-11 41,183,843 19,014,653 60,198,496 76.51
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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 April 2011.

NOTES: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.