Table 1-42: Air Passenger Travel Arrivals in the United States from Selected Foreign Countries by Flag of Carriers

Table 1-42: Air Passenger Travel Arrivals in the United States from Selected Foreign Countries by Flag of Carriers

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(Thousands of passengers)

  1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
TOTAL arriving passengers (excludes Canada) 12,646 20,262 24,156 36,414 35,464 38,927 41,558 43,818 46,910 49,853 54,315 56,181 57,785 62,217 56,700 53,865 53,952 59,582 60,699 62,951 65,411 68,221 65,245
United States (excludes Canada) 6,502 10,031 11,798 19,145 18,910 20,537 21,940 23,291 24,582 25,148 26,744 27,390 27,462 29,837 27,985 26,953 26,557 29,992 31,657 (R) 33,364 (R) 35,278 (R) 37,233 35,773
Foreign (excludes Canada) 6,144 10,231 12,357 17,269 16,554 18,390 19,618 20,527 22,328 24,704 27,571 28,791 30,324 32,380 28,715 26,912 27,395 29,591 29,042 (R) 29,587 (R) 30,132 (R) 30,988 29,471
Selected countries of embarkationa                                              
Australia 106 227 277 495 561 598 591 551 581 622 618 613 670 812 739 724 674 758 789 808 625 504 753
Bahamas Islands 758 1,123 1,503 1,679 1,436 1,341 1,370 1,424 1,433 1,487 1,530 1,396 1,337 1,471 1,458 1,430 1,491 1,500 1,554 1,509 1,459 1,363 1,266
Barbados 76 135 216 228 197 191 208 196 222 212 203 195 197 208 191 206 218 229 205 230 213 208 202
Belgium 144 242 281 417 366 357 408 377 379 407 589 715 730 778 598 330 305 375 382 364 418 615 605
Bermuda 398 497 434 487 430 405 436 447 426 363 425 407 384 374 334 312 310 311 323 358 374 325 315
Brazil 212 300 352 584 635 645 711 878 1,112 1,176 1,388 1,377 1,154 1,280 1,094 977 949 1,010 1,087 1,154 1,219 1,318 1,413
Canadab U U U 6,870 6,263 6,546 6,843 6,812 7,417 8,501 8,895 9,613 9,676 10,236 9,166 8,686 8,380 9,189 9,785 U U U U
China/Taiwan 50 113 206 325 404 447 606 830 972 1,017 1,068 1,080 1,170 1,186 1,092 1,024 846 986 1,085 1,141 1,169 1,102 956
Colombia 173 315 279 286 305 343 389 443 481 499 586 606 649 674 683 590 618 658 594 787 815 893 998
Denmark 222 267 241 313 279 295 285 267 221 236 252 225 223 232 240 309 314 314 278 350 345 427 353
Dominican Republic 336 468 606 948 849 951 1,027 1,070 1,136 1,168 1,168 1,251 1,368 1,498 1,430 1,409 1,593 1,745 1,805 1,961 1,893 1,927 2,044
France 512 689 955 1,777 1,600 1,926 1,877 2,017 2,045 2,178 2,323 2,523 2,591 3,147 3,023 2,879 2,735 2,965 2,970 2,941 2,935 3,216 3,037
Germany 622 1,175 1,582 2,466 2,444 2,797 2,922 2,883 3,125 3,173 3,545 3,558 3,491 3,886 3,519 3,483 3,673 3,955 4,177 4,252 4,811 5,121 4,866
Grand Cayman 25 121 173 273 256 229 185 294 314 323 328 370 335 343 317 291 287 284 171 303 314 321 322
Greece 121 208 187 132 83 146 165 201 220 235 186 192 191 195 135 108 101 129 129 163 193 218 177
Haiti 91 133 192 233 217 154 200 137 314 303 289 293 327 303 317 338 353 312 247 302 370 382 419
Hong Kong 98 228 270 356 397 437 511 558 658 668 589 592 650 731 735 697 519 796 893 1,002 969 1,018 1,043
Ireland 220 220 274 448 418 569 582 660 642 721 716 775 950 1,064 992 848 1,025 1,105 1,243 1,319 1,378 1,361 1,212
Israel 84 189 294 204 202 231 293 332 412 483 482 502 547 577 400 343 356 449 512 576 542 670 665
Italy 431 537 662 792 716 885 903 953 1,007 1,047 1,097 1,078 1,171 1,511 1,269 1,082 983 1,220 1,254 1,301 1,369 1,528 1,429
Jamaica 457 429 707 975 907 888 982 1,040 1,124 1,136 1,162 1,219 1,209 1,248 1,226 1,238 1,226 1,267 1,200 1,499 1,424 1,444 1,451
Japan 1,095 1,624 2,435 4,528 4,510 4,972 4,999 5,149 5,676 6,349 6,736 6,630 6,991 6,974 5,876 5,666 5,261 6,071 6,263 5,769 5,849 5,474 4,978
Korea, Republic of 105 234 390 826 827 971 1,070 1,166 1,335 1,514 1,625 1,184 1,240 1,470 1,262 1,253 1,192 1,364 1,439 1,545 1,609 1,676 1,676
Mexico 1,626 2,886 2,719 4,313 4,467 4,625 4,778 5,107 4,884 5,591 6,124 6,318 6,576 6,999 6,591 6,349 6,753 7,604 8,075 8,471 8,672 8,847 7,857
Netherlands 312 427 583 837 892 1,039 1,297 1,427 1,580 1,774 2,074 2,213 2,318 2,401 2,132 2,104 2,055 2,213 2,252 1,944 2,304 2,497 2,194
Netherland Antilles 213 327 407 388 353 290 360 390 339 305 368 382 371 389 371 371 401 422 397 441 425 476 471
Panama Republic 97 150 180 153 175 177 201 221 225 229 227 267 308 359 343 339 370 387 364 468 502 653 693
Philippines 108 194 145 246 261 315 318 375 397 379 410 275 331 405 400 365 339 414 383 496 422 447 416
Spain 306 312 419 558 520 659 600 578 604 618 675 732 734 827 758 769 809 872 772 855 905 1,103 1,162
Switzerland 236 312 452 616 525 549 603 676 733 790 910 1,068 1,026 1,069 913 701 699 707 711 712 761 857 872
United Kingdom 1,549 2,973 3,460 5,166 4,793 5,651 6,006 6,087 6,648 7,131 7,935 8,640 8,780 9,382 8,435 8,217 8,281 8,801 8,654 8,432 8,598 8,810 8,018
Venezuela 205 533 248 458 510 576 653 702 786 659 709 810 794 718 730 556 400 527 449 535 561 553 559

KEY: R = revised; U = data are unavailable.

a Country where passenger boarded a direct flight to the United States.

b Canadian figures come from a separate source and represents the number of revenue passengers on scheduled commercial and charter flights. It does not include foreign (non-Canadian, non-U.S.) scheduled carriers.

NOTES

Data includes passengers on international commercial flights arriving at U.S. airports and only from foreign ports to U.S. ports and, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories.

Data compiled from flight reports required by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, except for Canada.

Numbers may not add to totals due to independent rounding.

SOURCES

Totals and all selected countries, except for Canada:

1975-94: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, U.S. International Air Travel Statistics (Cambridge, MA: Annual issues), table IIa.

1995: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. International Air Passenger Statistics Report, Calendar Year 1995 (Washington, DC: 1996), table IIa.

1996-2005: Ibid., U.S. International Air Travel Statistics Report (Washington, DC: Annual issues), I-92 table IIa and personal communication, Feb. 13, 2007.

2006-09: U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, personal communication, June 14, 2010.

Canada:

1975-2005: Statistics Canada, Air Carrier Traffic at Canadian Airports (Canada: Annual issues), and personal communication, Feb. 21, 2007.

2006-09: U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, personal communication, June 14, 2010.