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July 2019Mon, Sep 9, 2019
August 2019Mon, Oct 7, 2019
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October 2019Thu, Dec 5, 2019

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Search Airline Employment Data by Month

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.

Other data pages:
Press Releases Scheduled Passenger Airlines full-time equivalent employee (FTE) levels
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Year-End Full-Time and Part-Time Airline Employment (1970-1989)
Annual Employee Statistics by Labor Category (1990-present) (Tables) (Searchable Database).

Group Definition

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    Mar-2019

Carrier GroupFull TimePart TimeTotal
Major 581,903118,175700,078
National 29,5971,10430,701
Large Regional 2,5401132,653
Medium Regional 283109392
GRAND TOTAL614,323119,501733,824

Download Grand Total (Historical data)
 

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Carrier GroupCarrier NameFull TimePart TimeTotal
Major Alaska15,7311,85917,590
Allegiant Air3,6154424,057
American94,99312,279107,272
Atlas Air3,01693,025
Delta79,06710,89289,959
Envoy Air11,8344,05315,887
Federal Express178,04163,835241,876
Frontier4,405424,447
Hawaiian5,8121,4877,299
JetBlue16,2805,20421,484
Polar Air Cargo2150215
Republic Airline5,7442946,038
SkyWest13,1293,80116,930
Southwest58,3122,24760,559
Spirit7,5703057,875
United78,24711,28989,536
United Parcel Service5,8921376,029
TOTAL581,903118,175700,078
National ABX Air Inc4372439
Air Transport International6070607
Aloha Air Cargo38071451
Amerijet International6850685
Compass1,70401,704
Endeavor Air4,4111084,519
ExpressJet2,74422,746
GoJet Airlines1,25801,258
Horizon Air3,3607494,109
Kalitta Air1,860131,873
Mesa3,561113,572
Miami Air International33514349
Omni Air International9673970
PSA4,12084,128
Sky Lease Cargo38058438
Southern Air3290329
Sun Country Airlines1,515271,542
Swift Air49735532
Western Global4473450
TOTAL29,5971,10430,701
Large Regional Asia Pacific51354
Avjet1540154
Eastern1622164
Elite15426180
Gulf And Caribbean Cargo1120112
Jet Aviation Flight Services7751776
Kalitta Charters II1480148
Lynden Air Cargo1982200
Northern Air Cargo39917416
Scott Aviation 71172
Tatonduk Outfitters Limited31661377
TOTAL2,5401132,653
Medium Regional 21 Air69069
Hillwood32133
Polaris Aviation Solutions261541
Prescott Support Company242549
Rhoades Aviation dba Transair11846164
Sierra Pacific142236
TOTAL283109392
GRAND TOTAL614,323119,501733,824