TABLE 12-8 Passengers on Major U.S. Carriers to and from the United States: 1994-2004

TABLE 12-8 Passengers on Major U.S. Carriers to and from the United States: 1994-2004

Millions of passengers

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  1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
American Airlines 15.1 16.5 16.8 17.0 17.4 17.5 18.0 16.4 16.6 16.6 18.9
Alaska Airlines 0.7 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 2.0 2.0
Continental 3.2 3.2 3.7 5.0 6.6 7.8 8.7 8.1 8.2 8.0 9.2
Delta 7.6 7.2 7.2 7.0 7.3 7.2 7.6 7.2 7.0 6.4 7.4
America West 0.1 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.9 1.0
Northwest 6.2 6.8 7.7 8.0 6.9 7.6 8.2 7.4 7.5 6.9 7.6
ATA 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5
Trans World Airlines 1.7 1.6 2.0 1.5 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.0 N N N
United 9.2 9.5 9.6 10.0 9.9 10.0 10.6 10.0 9.5 8.6 9.5
US Airways 1.7 1.9 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.5 3.1 3.5 3.7 4.0 4.6
Total 46.2 48.3 51.3 53.1 54.2 56.7 60.6 56.4 55.6 53.7 60.6

KEY: N = data are nonexistent. (In 2001, Trans World Airlines merged with American Airlines.)

NOTE: Includes only passengers traveling to and from the United States on major airlines (U.S. commercial airlines with operating revenues greater than $1 billion annually).

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, T-100 International Market Passenger Data, available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of March 2005.