Producer Price Index: Air Transportation Services (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Producer prices for scheduled air transportation services represent prices for business and personal travel, as well as shipment of high-value freight. Because producers also act as retailers, a change in prices charged by airlines is immediately passed on to consumers.
|Price Index (Dec-1992=100)||Jun-00||Jun-01|
|Scheduled air transportation - passenger||167.82||181.30|
|Scheduled air transportation - passenger percent change from same month previous year||18.01||8.03|
|All air transportation (including nonscheduled)||147.20||156.60|
|All air transportation (including nonscheduled) percent change from same month previous year||12.45||6.39|
|Scheduled air transportation - cargo||100.27||101.99|
|Scheduled air transportation - cargo percent change from same month previous year||4.04||1.72|
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 Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, available at: http://www.bls.gov/datahome.htm.