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.