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 2007 Quarter 3 2008 Quarter 3 Average Annual % Growth Rate
(1998-2008)
U.S. - Origin Air Travel Price (Index: 1995 Q1 = 100) 118.8 130.6 2.76
Foreign - Origin Air Travel Price (Index: 1995 Q1 = 100) 107.1 122.1 3.53
Full - Scope Air Travel Price (Index: 1995 Q1 = 100) 116.5 128.8 2.85

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 February 2009.