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||2007 Quarter 3||2008 Quarter 3||Average Annual % Growth Rate
|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.