Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in May, according to the U.S. Travel Associations latest Travel Trends Index (TTI) – marking the industrys 113th straight month of overall expansion. While this is up slightly from Aprils 3.0% overall growth, the Leading Travel Index (LTI) predicts travel growth will soften through November 2019 as all travel segments experience softer growth.
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U.S. scheduled airlines carried an estimated 76.8 million systemwide (domestic and international) passengers in June 2019, seasonally-adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) first estimate, up 0.4% from the May second estimate.
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for May showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 4.5% compared to the same month in 2018. This was in line with the revised April traffic growth of 4.4% and above the recent trough of 3.1% year-on-year growth recorded in March.
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LCCs Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines outperform several major U.S. carriers in punctuality
Air freight decline continues as international market weakens
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its June 2019 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on reporting marketing and operating air carrier data compiled for the month of April 2019.
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a first-quarter 2019 after-tax net profit of $2.1 billion, the 24th consecutive annual after tax profit, and a pre-tax operating profit of $3.3 billion, the 32nd consecutive quarterly pre-tax profit.