Quarterly data, not seasonally adjusted
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
|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.