Table 1-46: Air Passenger Travel Departures from the United States to Selected Foreign Countries (Thousands of passengers)

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  1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
TOTAL departing passengers 12,053 19,256 22,487 42,183 40,820 44,800 46,936 49,046 52,582 56,499 60,168 62,578 66,454 71,546 65,154 62,612 62,848 70,521 74,986 77,318 80,272 80,426 75,727 79,879 83,121 86,661 90,815 95,525 101,560 97,662
United States carriers 5,912 9,369 10,696 21,599 21,286 23,507 24,982 25,687 27,049 28,780 29,773 30,902 32,398 35,031 32,458 31,911 32,416 37,300 40,504 42,397 44,620 44,936 41,913 44,565 45,844 46,956 48,453 50,030 51,567 47,682
Foreign carriers 6,141 9,886 11,791 20,584 19,534 21,293 21,953 23,359 25,534 27,719 30,396 31,676 34,056 36,515 32,696 30,701 30,433 33,221 34,482 34,921 35,652 35,490 33,814 35,314 37,277 39,705 42,363 45,496 49,993 49,980
Selected countries of debarkationa                                                            
Canada N N N 6,686 6,104 6,455 6,514 6,415 6,983 7,690 8,073 8,440 8,649 9,076 8,538 8,481 8,526 9,663 10,296 10,758 11,002 11,050 10,263 11,110 11,577 12,120 12,628 13,444 13,777 13,126
Mexico 1,525 2,886 2,671 4,919 5,141 5,482 5,494 5,696 5,568 6,345 6,890 7,168 7,696 8,370 7,655 7,380 7,810 9,047 9,872 9,907 10,095 9,933 8,632 9,119 9,282 9,608 10,441 11,125 12,860 12,446
United Kingdom 1,446 2,840 3,322 5,205 4,725 5,473 5,801 5,882 6,288 6,865 7,542 8,394 8,929 9,485 8,414 8,278 8,240 8,928 9,089 9,352 9,249 8,960 8,126 7,893 8,387 8,460 8,587 8,732 9,159 8,731
Japan 1,183 1,602 2,255 5,290 4,994 5,411 5,314 5,743 6,547 7,065 7,395 7,014 7,222 7,569 6,518 6,280 5,592 6,486 6,703 6,344 5,979 5,594 5,075 5,320 5,034 5,707 5,797 5,573 5,452 5,024
Germany 649 1,178 1,539 2,337 2,268 2,634 2,775 2,808 2,975 3,066 3,287 3,386 3,607 3,847 3,402 3,316 3,471 3,914 4,229 4,398 4,797 4,837 4,585 4,728 4,765 4,878 5,063 5,091 5,074 4,777
China/Taiwan 41 90 187 352 478 586 749 972 1,088 1,143 1,208 1,248 1,324 1,514 1,476 1,518 1,177 1,569 1,902 2,075 2,241 2,162 1,919 2,228 2,500 2,770 3,135 3,593 4,173 4,612
France 470 635 894 1,756 1,609 1,861 1,804 1,924 1,928 2,078 2,182 2,328 2,537 3,143 2,978 2,794 2,713 2,968 3,171 3,145 3,127 3,172 2,986 2,981 3,145 3,108 3,248 3,304 3,506 3,247
Dominican Republic 322 443 528 826 783 917 1,020 1,055 1,055 1,104 1,173 1,232 1,402 1,553 1,475 1,427 1,685 1,838 1,992 2,129 2,121 2,054 2,136 2,273 2,287 2,517 2,679 3,019 3,264 3,036
South Korea 60 186 333 755 808 965 1,060 1,272 1,408 1,586 1,626 1,109 1,193 1,395 1,230 1,228 1,170 1,349 1,430 1,524 1,664 1,749 1,697 1,936 2,120 2,238 2,443 2,615 2,783 2,688
Netherlands 304 409 562 866 938 1,026 1,242 1,388 1,468 1,740 1,957 2,126 2,307 2,384 2,109 2,069 2,035 2,200 2,314 2,269 2,374 2,471 2,167 2,165 2,241 2,232 2,330 2,322 2,395 2,233
Brazil 206 291 322 588 626 688 771 900 1,078 1,215 1,354 1,373 1,226 1,294 1,132 991 946 1,006 1,124 1,170 1,212 1,330 1,467 1,743 2,012 2,227 2,474 2,666 2,691 2,059
Jamaica 416 382 607 963 926 952 1,017 1,003 1,078 1,072 1,160 1,168 1,187 1,277 1,221 1,228 1,251 1,299 1,344 1,517 1,442 1,454 1,410 1,481 1,543 1,548 1,525 1,591 1,679 1,614
Italy 409 495 660 693 651 859 863 937 934 958 1,037 1,026 1,168 1,485 1,230 1,021 968 1,230 1,304 1,348 1,464 1,405 1,313 1,353 1,327 1,263 1,267 1,456 1,553 1,534
Spain 260 273 397 568 499 622 596 606 636 660 682 762 862 949 832 781 792 872 856 859 1,004 1,125 1,196 1,350 1,487 1,398 1,300 1,353 1,479 1,504
Hong Kong 59 152 238 319 343 418 469 503 581 645 658 669 664 751 721 691 527 752 938 1,015 1,076 1,026 1,014 1,134 1,174 1,233 1,220 1,392 1,488 1,490
Colombia 171 299 294 277 286 315 345 397 436 458 552 565 566 615 620 576 597 648 731 779 846 919 1,023 1,158 1,112 1,232 1,388 1,461 1,572 1,458
Australia 103 245 232 447 473 469 473 440 496 552 536 554 629 794 695 659 635 719 791 834 846 783 968 1,091 1,178 1,239 1,336 1,335 1,419 1,369
Panama 100 142 209 222 236 208 224 238 241 238 266 294 323 368 374 365 380 403 440 488 562 647 723 766 843 1,034 1,186 1,361 1,420 1,337
Ireland 163 212 233 344 268 290 314 380 399 463 464 541 741 835 809 688 794 844 928 1,014 1,095 1,089 977 863 873 890 1,023 1,102 1,230 1,279
The Bahamas 704 1,006 1,151 956 909 688 789 729 823 879 811 1,075 1,182 1,283 1,220 1,227 1,460 1,483 1,557 1,578 1,517 1,397 1,263 1,290 1,213 1,318 1,237 1,286 1,264 1,182
Switzerland 224 306 434 617 533 541 594 658 710 765 799 905 979 1,054 919 725 700 709 716 723 812 822 814 921 966 1,025 1,033 1,010 1,043 1,011
Israel 105 186 255 214 225 280 319 341 402 462 442 456 494 528 394 345 361 470 526 621 679 645 670 744 721 699 711 690 704 642
Haiti 81 124 169 235 207 168 183 127 301 294 274 292 295 273 294 330 347 276 272 286 371 398 404 403 482 524 503 548 563 520
Denmark 188 254 254 329 245 269 270 253 216 217 245 208 202 220 230 312 316 345 314 352 384 375 319 331 303 263 307 394 433 486
Philippines 81 160 165 191 224 252 257 256 258 270 283 202 245 317 304 327 295 358 368 369 398 421 384 427 406 394 396 393 391 412
Belgium 134 231 249 398 323 340 382 357 370 402 523 631 706 741 593 270 274 349 374 361 433 555 531 556 569 543 549 580 600 385
Venezuela 198 518 245 404 465 544 642 654 760 674 702 789 872 784 715 563 486 629 661 600 645 641 567 532 592 642 716 471 374 382
Cayman Islands 26 112 161 144 254 263 308 333 346 358 351 365 351 365 347 307 298 282 204 308 341 364 322 332 352 350 378 400 411 380
Bermuda 372 467 389 484 428 404 439 439 404 419 413 402 400 378 327 331 308 336 337 367 379 342 321 306 303 294 303 284 283 293
Barbados 74 126 204 279 244 200 198 220 262 246 269 223 203 219 221 229 234 252 257 260 237 227 201 220 226 215 204 197 227 231
Greece 123 190 210 129 85 145 157 201 210 220 191 180 170 188 133 109 99 123 127 152 198 213 177 157 138 88 63 76 104 139
Netherlands Antilles 184 282 395 350 352 328 347 380 333 284 336 352 359 346 366 366 395 394 413 443 458 479 456 373 0 0 0 0 0 0

KEY: N = data do not exist.

a Country where passenger deboarded a direct flight from the United States.

NOTES

Data includes passengers on international commercial flights traveling to foreign airports from U.S. airports and airports in Puerto Rico, Guam, or the Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories.

Data compiled from flight reports required by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Total arriving passengers for 1975, 1980, and 1985 does not include Canada.

Numbers may not add to totals due to independent rounding.

SOURCES

Totals and all selected countries

1975, 1980, and 1985: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, U.S. International Air Travel Statistics (Cambridge, MA: Annual issues), table IId.

1990-2016: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TranStats, Air Carriers data, T-100 International Segment (All Carriers), available at www.transtats.bts.gov as of May 2017.