PRODUCER PRICES OF AIR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

PRODUCER PRICES OF AIR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

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

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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) Apr-01 Apr-02
Scheduled air transportation - passenger  181.7  180.8
Scheduled air transportation - passenger percent change from same month previous year  10.28  -0.51
All air transportation (including nonscheduled)  157.5  160.2
All air transportation (including nonscheduled) percent change from same month previous year   8.32   1.71
Scheduled air transportation - cargo  102.2  137.7
Scheduled air transportation - cargo percent change from same month previous year   4.64  34.75

NOTES: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality. Data from January 2002 to April 2002 are preliminary.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, available at: http://www.bls.gov/ppi/.