Air Travel Price Index

Air Travel Price Index

Quarterly data, not seasonally adjusted

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The U.S.-Origin Air Travel Price Index (ATPI) measures change in the cost of itineraries originating in the United States, whether the destinations are domestic or international. The Foreign-Origin ATPI measures change in the cost of itineraries with a foreign origin and a U.S. destination. The Full-Scope ATPI combines the domestic and foreign-origin itineraries.

Air Travel Price Index 2008 Quarter 4 2009 Quarter 4 Average Annual % Growth Rate
(1999-2009)
U.S. - Origin Air Travel Price (Index: 1995 Q1 = 100) 126.8 116.0 1.32
Foreign - Origin Air Travel Price (Index: 1995 Q1 = 100) 107.6 97.8 1.57
Full - Scope Air Travel Price (Index: 1995 Q1 = 100) 123.2 112.6 1.31

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, Air Travel Price Index, available at http://www.bts.gov/ as of August 2010.