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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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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    Aug-2019

Carrier GroupFull TimePart TimeTotal
Major 589,433118,527707,960
National 30,3361,10231,438
Large Regional 2,468972,565
Medium Regional 344124468
GRAND TOTAL622,581119,850742,431

Download Grand Total (Historical data)
 

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Carrier GroupCarrier NameFull TimePart TimeTotal
Major Alaska15,9921,80017,792
Allegiant Air3,7484454,193
American95,06111,915106,976
Atlas Air3,15973,166
Delta79,50211,19290,694
Envoy Air12,1354,25516,390
Federal Express181,22263,802245,024
Frontier4,702474,749
Hawaiian5,9061,4437,349
JetBlue16,6025,03221,634
Polar Air Cargo2230223
Republic Airline5,8773006,177
SkyWest13,1404,03517,175
Southwest59,0532,23561,288
Spirit7,9173638,280
United79,17111,53390,704
United Parcel Service6,0231236,146
TOTAL589,433118,527707,960
National ABX Air Inc4702472
Air Transport International7460746
Aloha Air Cargo38262444
Amerijet International6870687
Compass1,62401,624
Endeavor Air4,5381044,642
ExpressJet2,74022,742
GoJet Airlines1,12001,120
Horizon Air3,3557974,152
Kalitta Air1,997102,007
Mesa3,621123,633
Miami Air International34311354
National Air Cargo Group Inc d/ba National2300230
Omni Air International9712973
PSA4,47284,480
Sky Lease Cargo32368391
Southern Air3940394
Sun Country Airlines1,499211,520
USA Jet3940394
Western Global4303433
TOTAL30,3361,10231,438
Large Regional Asia Pacific58159
Avjet89089
Caribbean Sun Airlines1757182
Elite13615151
Gulf And Caribbean Cargo1150115
Jet Aviation Flight Services7201721
Kalitta Charters II1560156
Lynden Air Cargo2030203
Northern Air Cargo4089417
Scott Aviation 80181
Tatonduk Outfitters Limited31255367
XTRA16824
TOTAL2,468972,565
Medium Regional 21 Air65065
Ameristar Air Cargo51051
Hillwood32133
Polaris Aviation Solutions271542
Prescott Support Company222749
Rhoades Aviation dba Transair13356189
Sierra Pacific142539
TOTAL344124468
GRAND TOTAL622,581119,850742,431