PRODUCER PRICES OF AIR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

PRODUCER PRICES OF AIR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

Producer Price Index: Air Transportation Services (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

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) May-00 May-01
Scheduled air transportation - passenger 166.72 180.29
Scheduled air transportation - passenger percent change from same month previous year 18.43 8.14
All air transportation (including nonscheduled) 146.00 156.40
All air transportation (including nonscheduled) percent change from same month previous year 12.31 7.12
Scheduled air transportation - cargo 98.28 101.72
Scheduled air transportation - cargo percent change from same month previous year 1.88 3.50

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.