Figure 9 U.S. International Air Operating Revenues and Revenue Ton-Miles: 1980-2001

Figure 9
U.S. International Air Operating Revenues and Revenue Ton-Miles: 1980-2001

(Index: 1980 = 100)

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  Freight revenue ton-miles Freight Operating revenues
1980 100 100
1981 97.4 97.4
1982 99.6 98
1983 102.8 98.6
1984 114.3 115.4
1985 116.3 111.9
1986 138.4 142.8
1987 165.7 175.3
1988 192.6 211.4
1989 220.9 237.8
1990 219.3 255.3
1991 218.1 307.3
1992 223.1 292.2
1993 251.2 315.5
1994 297.7 352.4
1995 324.2 390.2
1996 358.6 454.7
1997 418.7 503.1
1998 417.8 514.2
1999 441.6 576.1
2000 473.3 610.4
2001 436.2 614.5

NOTE: A revenue ton-mile is equal to one ton carried one mile and measures utilization of air freight services. Data reflect U.S. carriers only.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information data, May 2002.