TABLE A-12 - U.S. Airline Operating Revenue/Cost per Available Seat Mile (ASM): 2004-2010

TABLE A-12 - U.S. Airline Operating Revenue/Cost per Available Seat Mile (ASM): 2004-2010

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Cents per available seat mile

  Revenue per ASM Cost per ASM
2004 11.09 11.37
2005 11.92 12.06
2006 13.08 12.57
2007 13.43 12.77
2008 14.43 14.98
2009 13.01 12.91
2010 14.13 13.43

NOTES: 2010 data are through June. Data are from Operating revenues and expenses for scheduled airlines only. Operating revenues are revenues from the performance of air transportation and related incidental services. Includes 1) transportation revenues from the carriage of all classes of Traffic in scheduled and nonscheduled services, and 2) non-transportation revenues consisting of federal subsidies (where applicable) and services related to air transportation.

SOURCE: U.S.Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information, Air Carrier Financial Reports (Form 41 Financial Database), special tabulation, October 2010.