U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 390,841 workers in March 2015, 1.9 percent more than in March 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.
Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) announced today that after researching more than 530,000 airline tickets purchased for travel over the Memorial Day weekend, ticket prices paid, compared to 2014, ranged from flat for flights to U.S. domestic destinations to an overall increase in ticket prices for flights to Europe from the U.S.
According to JSSI's Q1 2015 Business Aviation Index, global flight hours increased by 6.8% Year-over-Year (YoY) and 0.2% Quarter-over-Quarter (QoQ). Using a new metric percentage of peak usage JSSI concluded business aviation is operating at 79% of the sector's 2008 peak levels.
The Automobile Club of Southern California is predicting the biggest one-year jump in Memorial Day holiday travel since 2010 and the largest overall number of Memorial Day holiday travelers since 2005.
Airlines for America (A4A) yesterday forecasted that summer 2015 air travel would rise to its highest level ever while reporting that U.S. passenger airlines achieved strong operational performance and improved profitability in the first quarter despite another harsh winter.