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Table 24: Average Full-Time Equivalent Employee* Compensation per Enplanement Low-Cost Ranked by First Quarter 2006 Performance

Table 24: Average Full-Time Equivalent Employee* Compensation per Enplanement
Low-Cost
Ranked by First Quarter 2006 Performance

(FTE Compensation in Dollars Per Enplanement)

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1Q 2006 Rank Low-Cost Carriers 1Q 2001 1Q 2002 1Q 2003 1Q 2004 1Q 2005 1Q 2006 Change
1Q 2001-1Q 2006
1 ATA 48 43 43 45 60 93 45
2 America West 31 35 37 36 36 36 5
3 JetBlue 28 31 31 32 32 34 6
4 Southwest 27 29 32 34 34 34 7
5 Spirit 27 32 33 30 31 31 4
6 Frontier 33 36 37 31 37 30 −3
7 AirTran 21 23 23 23 24 23 2
  7-Carrier Average 29 31 33 34 34 34 5

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

* Full-time Equivalent Employee (FTE) calculations count two art-time employees as one full-time employee.