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Table 30: Average Full-Time Equivalent Employee* Compensation per Originating Passenger Low-Cost Carriers Ranked by First Quarter 2007 Performance

Table 30: Average Full-Time Equivalent Employee* Compensation per Originating Passenger
Low-Cost Carriers
Ranked by First Quarter 2007 Performance

(FTE Compensation (Salary + Benefits) in Dollars per Originating Passenger)

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2007 Rank Low-Cost 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Change
2002-2007
1 ATA 58 61 61 80 143 129 71
2 America West 52 54 53 53 57 63 11
3 Southwest 33 36 38 42 39 40 7
4 Frontier 45 44 41 47 39 39 -6
5 JetBlue 35 36 36 35 37 39 4
6 AirTran 33 32 32 32 31 29 -4
7 Spirit 32 35 32 31 33 26 -6
  7-Carrier Average 38 40 41 43 41 41 3

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

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