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

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

(FTE Compensation in Dollars Per Enplanement)

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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 ATA 47 47 41 41 57 72 25
2 America West 30 31 32 32 32 37 7
3 JetBlue 28 31 33 32 32 33 5
4 Southwest 25 28 31 30 31 33 8
5 Spirit 28 32 33 32 30 31 3
6 Frontier 32 33 32 32 30 26 -6
7 AirTran 20 21 21 21 20 20 0
  7-Carrier Average 27 29 31 31 31 32 5

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.