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Nine Measures of Airline Performance, Second Quarter 2006 versus 2001

Nine Measures of Airline Performance, Second Quarter 2006 versus 2001

This series of Airline Industry Performance Measures is provided to offer insight into the operational performance of the network and low-cost carrier segments of the airline industry. These nine measures, developed by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), examine three different performance categories.

Financial

  1. System Operating Profit/(Loss) per Enplanement
  2. Operating Expenses (Excluding Fuel/Labor) per Enplanement
  3. Passenger Revenue per Enplanement as a Percentage of System Operating Expenses (Excluding Fuel/Labor) per Enplanement

Employment and Traffic

  1. Average Full-Time Equivalent Employees per Aircraft
  2. Average Monthly Revenue Aircraft Minutes per Full-Time Equivalent Employee
  3. Average Enplanements per Full-Time Equivalent Employee

Operating Expense

  1. Average Fuel Cost per Enplanement
  2. Average Full-Time Equivalent Employee Compensation per Enplanement
  3. Average Annual Full-Time Equivalent Employee Compensation