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Beyond the Numbers

What the Cost of Airline Fuel Means to You (9/13/19)

When most people think of gas prices, they understandably focus on the price they pay for gas at the pump. Yet the price that airlines pay for fuel also impacts millions of Americans. [more]

Airline Employment Is Rising (8/20/19)

U.S. airlines carried an all-time monthly record of 78 million passengers on domestic and international flights in July, according to the Estimated U.S. Airline Traffic Data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). U.S. airline employment rose to 450,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs in June, the highest number since March 2003, according to BTS’s U.S. Passenger Airline Employment Data. [more]