BTS - Bureau of Transportation Statistics

08/15/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/15/2019 12:36

Estimated July 2019 U.S. Airline Traffic Data

For the June and July estimates and for data filed through May, see accompanying tables. For the complete database of reported data, see Traffic. For an explanation of BTS' seasonal adjustment methodology, see Seasonal Adjustment.

BTS Estimates

For seasonally-adjusted passenger numbers, BTS first estimates have averaged within 0.8% of reported data while second estimates have averaged within 0.6% of reported data.

For unadjusted passenger numbers, BTS first estimates have averaged within 1.0% of reported data while second estimates have averaged within 0.7% of reported data.

For an explanation of BTS' estimate methodology see Air Traffic Methodology.

Reporting Notes

Data are compiled from monthly reports filed with BTS by commercial U.S. air carriers detailing operations, passenger traffic and freight traffic. This release includes data received by BTS from 76 U.S. carriers as of Aug. 6 for U.S. carrier scheduled civilian operations.

See the BTS Airlines and Airports page for additional scheduled service numbers through May for U.S. airlines. International data by origin and destination is available through February.

BTS has scheduled Sept. 13 for the release of the first estimate of August air traffic data, the second estimate of July air traffic data and reported data through June.

None of the data are from samples. Measures of statistical significance do not apply to the complete air traffic data.