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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.

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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    Sep-2018

Carrier GroupFull TimePart TimeTotal
Major 571,503114,552686,055
National 30,7551,25132,006
Large Regional 4,0742854,359
Medium Regional 328132460
GRAND TOTAL606,660116,220722,880

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Carrier GroupCarrier NameFull TimePart TimeTotal
Major Alaska15,7561,89617,652
Allegiant Air3,6224264,048
American95,96412,450108,414
Atlas Air2,88692,895
Delta78,03710,24088,277
Envoy Air11,2083,82915,037
ExpressJet3,292203,312
Federal Express174,44461,775236,219
Frontier4,068364,104
Hawaiian5,6981,4547,152
JetBlue15,8175,29421,111
Polar Air Cargo2060206
SkyWest12,7353,13615,871
Southwest57,3692,38059,749
Spirit7,2422807,522
United77,32911,19488,523
United Parcel Service5,8301335,963
TOTAL571,503114,552686,055
National ABX Air Inc4671468
Air Transport International5680568
Amerijet International6930693
Compass1,72501,725
Endeavor Air4,5031074,610
GoJet Airlines1,24601,246
Horizon Air3,2737344,007
Kalitta Air1,710121,722
Mesa3,367103,377
Miami Air International32315338
Omni Air International9225927
PSA4,00774,014
Republic Airline5,7202715,991
Southern Air2631264
Sun Country Airlines1,581331,614
USA Jet38755442
TOTAL30,7551,25132,006
Large Regional Aloha Air Cargo39664460
Asia Pacific53154
Avjet1620162
Eastern1483151
Elite14933182
Gulf And Caribbean Cargo1140114
Jet Aviation Flight Services7511752
Kalitta Charters II1410141
Lynden Air Cargo1912193
Northern Air Cargo38416400
Sky Lease Cargo42259481
Swift Air46038498
Tatonduk Outfitters Limited30764371
Western Global3964400
TOTAL4,0742854,359
Medium Regional 21 Air57057
Ameristar Air Cargo53053
Hillwood32133
KaiserAir392968
Polaris Aviation Solutions261541
Prescott Support Company212647
Rhoades Aviation dba Transair8639125
Sierra Pacific142236
TOTAL328132460
GRAND TOTAL606,660116,220722,880