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Table 6: Operating Expenses (Excluding Fuel/Labor) per Enplanement Low-Cost Ranked by 2005 Performance

Table 6: Operating Expenses (Excluding Fuel/Labor) per Enplanement
Low-Cost
Ranked by 2005 Performance

(Cost in dollars excluding fuel and labor expenses per passenger enplanement)

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2005 Rank Low-Cost Carriers 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2000-2005
1 ATA 81 84 84 63 103 87 6
2 America West 64 73 62 54 56 87 23
3 Frontier 75 86 74 61 71 64 −11
4 Spirit 56 60 55 48 51 49 −7
5 JetBlue 58 49 48 43 45 47 −11
6 AirTran 33 35 34 34 36 37 4
7 Southwest 24 25 27 27 26 26 2
  7-Carrier Average 37 40 39 37 40 42 5

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Form 41 Airline Financial Data and T-100 Segment Data