PRODUCER PRICES OF AIR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

PRODUCER PRICES OF AIR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

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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) Aug-01 Aug-02
Scheduled air transportation - passenger  184.5  182.0
Scheduled air transportation - passenger percent change from same month previous year   9.39  -1.37
All air transportation (including nonscheduled)  159.0  158.9
All air transportation (including nonscheduled) percent change from same month previous year   7.51  -0.06
Scheduled air transportation - cargo  100.9  109.3
Scheduled air transportation - cargo percent change from same month previous year   3.63   8.35

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

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics; September 13, 2002; available at: http://www.bls.gov/ppi/.