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Airlines that operate at least one aircraft with the capacity to carry combined passengers, cargo and fuel of 18,000 pounds - the payload factor - must report monthly full-time and part-time employment statistics to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Use dropdowns below to select a month from January 1990 to the present.

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Major - Over $1 billion annual operating revenue
National - Over $100 million to $1 billion annual operating revenue
Large Regional - $20 million to $100 million annual operating revenue
Medium Regional - Less than $20 million annual operating revenue







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Recent Month Data    Jun-2018

Carrier GroupFull TimePart TimeTotal
Major 567,469112,775680,244
National 29,6821,27330,955
Large Regional 4,0513024,353
Medium Regional 279132411
GRAND TOTAL601,481114,482715,963

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Carrier GroupCarrier NameFull TimePart TimeTotal
Major Alaska15,8111,85117,662
Allegiant Air3,6194414,060
American96,54312,628109,171
Atlas Air2,841102,851
Delta78,33910,90789,246
Envoy Air11,1223,71514,837
ExpressJet3,609243,633
Federal Express170,91359,729230,642
Frontier3,950413,991
Hawaiian5,6861,4567,142
JetBlue15,7165,25520,971
Polar Air Cargo1900190
SkyWest12,0752,86514,940
Southwest56,5502,24858,798
Spirit7,0433327,375
United77,70711,15188,858
United Parcel Service5,7551225,877
TOTAL567,469112,775680,244
National ABX Air Inc4731474
Air Transport International5180518
Amerijet International6730673
Compass1,71001,710
Endeavor Air4,3921174,509
GoJet Airlines1,24501,245
Horizon Air3,1847723,956
Kalitta Air1,567151,582
Mesa3,279123,291
Miami Air International3178325
Omni Air International8636869
PSA3,74473,751
Republic Airline5,6202395,859
Southern Air2651266
Sun Country Airlines1,425341,459
USA Jet40761468
TOTAL29,6821,27330,955
Large Regional Aloha Air Cargo40767474
Asia Pacific47350
Avjet1620162
Eastern1482150
Elite14544189
Gulf And Caribbean Cargo1070107
Jet Aviation Flight Services7502752
Kalitta Charters II1350135
Lynden Air Cargo1861187
Northern Air Cargo37217389
Sky Lease Cargo45165516
Swift Air45536491
Tatonduk Outfitters Limited30560365
Western Global3815386
TOTAL4,0513024,353
Medium Regional 21 Air59059
Hillwood32133
KaiserAir392261
Polaris Aviation Solutions261541
Prescott Support Company212647
Rhoades Aviation dba Transair8845133
Sierra Pacific142337
TOTAL279132411
GRAND TOTAL601,481114,482715,963