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Table 5: System Operating Expenses (excluding Regional Jet Contract) per Originating Passenger Network Carriers Ranked by 2006 Performance

Table 5: System Operating Expenses (excluding Regional Jet Contract) per Originating Passenger
Network Carriers
Ranked by 2006 Performance

(Cost in Dollars Excluding Regional Jet Contract Expenses per Originating Passenger)

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2006 Rank Network 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Change
2001-2006
1 United 408 398 366 375 380 392 -16
2 Northwest 346 343 331 336 362 326 -20
3 Continental 285 290 287 306 323 325 40
4 Delta 252 255 272 276 278 320 68
5 American 373 334 323 297 304 311 -62
6 US Airways 252 248 252 243 229 259 7
7 Alaska 173 181 181 195 196 227 54
  7-Carrier Average 312 308 302 301 307 321 9

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Form 41 Airline Financial Data and DB1B Origin & Destination Data