Table 1-43: Air Passenger Travel Departures from the United States to Selected Foreign Countries by Flag of Carriers

Table 1-43: Air Passenger Travel Departures from the United States to 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 departing passengers (excludes Canada) 12,053 19,256 22,487 34,046 33,286 36,211 38,254 40,349 43,026 45,785 49,684 50,863 53,856 57,498 52,594 48,606 49,968 55,931 58,545 59,477 62,815 64,467 62,299
United States (excludes Canada) 5,912 9,369 10,696 17,628 17,530 18,858 20,232 21,355 22,231 22,901 24,302 24,513 25,457 27,431 25,483 23,610 24,070 27,249 29,668 (R) 31,492 34,066 34,894 32,791
Foreign (excludes Canada) 6,141 9,886 11,791 16,418 15,756 17,353 18,022 18,993 20,795 22,884 25,382 26,350 28,399 30,068 27,111 24,996 25,897 28,683 28,877 (R) 27,985 28,748 29,573 29,508
Selected countries of debarkationa                                            
Australia 103 245 232 540 581 609 588 522 560 614 606 607 686 806 713 686 672 766 828 879 907 853 1,005
Bahamas Islands 704 1,006 1,151 1,279 1,128 1,005 1,046 963 1,024 994 983 955 1,027 1,137 1,007 935 1,101 1,151 1,230 1,252 1,165 1,111 966
Barbados 74 126 204 230 199 185 207 208 217 210 200 196 202 214 204 189 206 222 237 246 226 213 204
Belgium 134 231 249 395 318 355 372 334 340 380 513 622 713 740 586 265 269 346 369 351 406 514 490
Bermuda 372 467 389 277 237 217 247 242 199 196 215 207 206 189 150 165 216 251 261 289 301 296 284
Brazil 206 291 322 560 592 659 696 826 1,024 1,135 1,292 1,297 1,134 1,194 1,081 936 928 989 1,094 1,147 1,221 1,334 1,455
Canadab N N N 6,870 6,263 6,546 6,798 6,764 7,405 8,477 8,890 9,647 9,692 10,246 9,161 8,672 8,406 9,222 9,807 U U U 11,613
China/Taiwan 41 90 187 337 447 481 616 803 891 945 939 934 975 1,026 944 927 770 917 1,008 1,048 1,117 1,064 998
Colombia 171 299 294 277 294 324 353 415 461 467 567 588 585 622 649 587 615 640 696 790 859 941 1,015
Denmark 188 254 254 307 239 266 272 254 229 227 259 217 214 227 239 316 334 357 318 359 394 378 333
Dominican Republic 322 443 528 896 780 881 949 980 995 1,057 1,070 1,108 1,263 1,294 1,214 1,180 1,357 1,466 1,624 1,695 1,647 1,655 1,795
France 470 635 894 1,626 1,523 1,769 1,759 1,896 1,868 2,021 2,147 2,289 2,544 3,082 2,927 2,588 2,620 2,887 3,065 3,008 3,047 3,148 2,911
Germany 649 1,178 1,539 2,339 2,298 2,627 2,788 2,785 2,883 2,978 3,178 3,210 3,364 3,722 3,389 3,108 3,364 3,747 4,014 4,134 4,611 4,720 4,531
Grand Cayman 26 112 161 250 238 196 244 259 264 285 290 305 291 289 271 237 271 255 203 275 300 324 301
Greece 123 190 210 129 88 150 150 184 194 206 192 181 170 170 126 102 99 124 115 101 139 138 173
Haiti 81 124 169 201 178 139 180 118 292 288 284 295 315 296 300 315 332 286 273 285 338 367 364
Hong Kong 59 152 238 310 369 474 477 545 640 651 610 621 621 728 733 657 512 783 894 978 1,046 1,189 1,037
Ireland 163 212 233 311 263 316 324 380 409 449 488 554 743 809 797 631 779 837 908 993 1,066 1,070 945
Israel 105 186 255 259 249 294 317 367 426 492 499 488 515 480 374 338 363 465 484 475 504 560 649
Italy 409 495 660 731 694 873 878 918 955 1,006 1,055 1,041 1,101 1,366 1,182 955 962 1,172 1,246 1,310 1,360 1,290 1,295
Jamaica 416 382 607 888 821 796 887 909 987 988 1,018 1,018 1,086 1,095 1,084 1,067 1,126 1,164 1,193 1,335 1,292 1,311 1,274
Japan 1,183 1,602 2,255 4,471 4,431 4,795 4,757 4,954 5,452 6,187 6,796 6,487 6,709 6,985 5,993 5,665 5,072 5,819 5,949 5,708 5,810 5,384 4,992
Korea, Republic of 60 186 333 723 759 887 961 1,082 1,252 1,382 1,461 1,032 1,101 1,307 1,137 1,114 1,110 1,269 1,349 1,386 1,445 1,495 1,636
Mexico 1,525 2,886 2,671 4,136 4,230 4,307 4,371 4,632 4,568 5,133 5,613 5,771 6,217 6,510 6,025 5,643 6,075 6,931 7,488 7,615 7,927 8,068 7,208
Netherlands 304 409 562 777 881 965 1,150 1,319 1,444 1,636 1,920 1,933 2,009 2,107 1,854 1,722 1,674 1,827 1,931 1,877 2,195 2,353 2,144
Netherland Antilles 184 282 395 377 341 309 347 368 295 288 319 340 335 337 344 330 370 384 398 414 419 443 437
Panama Republic 100 142 209 183 189 186 194 211 214 221 240 272 299 344 355 343 386 403 422 463 523 645 716
Philippines 81 160 165 195 194 241 249 228 281 275 306 218 272 348 309 332 309 376 352 341 399 420 376
Spain 260 273 397 540 513 637 576 553 573 577 615 669 708 782 732 688 740 887 799 862 994 1,127 1,203
Switzerland 224 306 434 600 527 543 593 657 712 760 811 906 983 1,038 905 671 690 705 696 699 672 724 785
United Kingdom 1,446 2,840 3,322 4,903 4,594 5,245 5,682 5,918 6,372 6,693 7,475 8,143 8,717 9,154 8,180 7,659 7,962 8,709 8,497 8,156 8,394 8,561 7,954
Venezuela 198 518 245 444 488 565 641 686 778 644 698 782 793 694 728 533 405 534 567 552 620 642 580

KEY: N = data do not exist; R = revised; U = data are unavailable.

a Country where passenger deboarded a direct flight from 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

It includes passengers on international commercial flights departing U.S. airports, and travelers between U.S. airports in the 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories. Data compiled from flight reports required by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, except for Canada data.

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 IId.

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

1996-2006: Ibid., U.S. International Air Travel Statistics Report (Washington, DC: Annual issues), table IId, and personal communication, Jan. 10, 2008.

2007-09: U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, personal communication, June 14, 2010.

Canada:

1974-2005: 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.