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Table 14: Average Revenue Aircraft Minutes per Full-Time Equivalent Employee* Low-Cost Ranked by Second Quarter 2006 Performance

Table 14: Average Revenue Aircraft Minutes per Full-Time Equivalent Employee*
Low-Cost
Ranked by Second Quarter 2006 Performance

(Revenue Aircraft Minutes per FTE)

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2Q 2006 Rank Low-Cost Carriers 2Q 2001 2Q 2002 2Q 2003 2Q 2004 2Q 2005 2Q 2006 Change
2Q 2001-2Q 2006
1 AirTran 191 206 206 215 257 263 72
2 Southwest 199 189 195 214 242 254 55
3 Frontier 197 191 194 196 202 224 27
4 Spirit 162 168 165 196 208 207 45
5 America West 176 189 203 208 204 202 26
6 JetBlue 181 195 196 226 224 218 37
7 ATA 81 94 141 161 155 160 79
  7-Carrier Average 177 179 190 207 225 234 57

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

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