U.S. airlines and foreign airlines serving the U.S. carried an all-time high of 1.0 billion systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in 2018, 4.8 percent more than the previous record high of 965.4 million reached in 2017.
ARC Reports Average Ticket Prices Remain Steady Year-Over-Year
B2B travel conference organiser EyeforTravel has released a new report that explores the Chinese outbound travel market, with particular focus on Chinas largest distribution platform, Ctrip.
U.S. airlines carried an estimated 76.0 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers, seasonally-adjusted, in February 2019, up 0.6 percent from the January second estimate, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) first February estimate.
In December 2018, marketing carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 80.0 percent, up from the 79.3 percent on-time rate in November 2018. On-time numbers for marketing carriers were not reported in previous years.
Passenger traffic remains resilient but cargo hubs see volume growth weaken – India becomes worlds third largest aviation market for passenger traffic
Global passenger traffic grew by 4.8% but this year-over-year figure was below the preliminary year-end result of 5.9%, continuing a moderation trend started in the latter half of 2018.
The third quarter 2018 average domestic itinerary air fare of $343 is the lowest inflation-adjusted quarterly fare since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics began collecting such records in 1995, down 0.4 percent from the previous low of $345 in the third quarter of 2017.
ARC Reports International Passenger Trips Continue to Rise
U.S. airlines carried an estimated 75.2 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers, seasonally-adjusted, in January 2019, up 0.1 percent from the December estimate, according to a Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) first estimate.