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Air Transport Services
Sectoral analysis of U.S. trade and competitiveness in air transportation services. 

Air Transport Services Trade Data

Air Transport Services Trade Data

Quarterly U.S. Air Transport Exports, in $ Millions.

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis, International Transactions (ITA), Table 3.1. U.S. International Trade in Services, released September 18, 2020.

  Q2 2019 Q3 2019 Q4 2019 Q1 2020 Q2 2020
Total Air Transport 17,047 16,604 17,079 15,083 5,203
Passenger 10,175 9,754 10,148 8,308 305
Freight 3,539 3,422 3,709 3,617 3,590
Airport Services 3,333 3,428 3,222 3,159 1,308

Quarterly U.S. Air Transport Imports, in $ Millions.

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis, International Transactions (ITA), Table 3.1. U.S. International Trade in Services, released September 18, 2020.

  Q2 2019 Q3 2019 Q4 2019 Q1 2020 Q2 2020
Total Air Transport 17,740 17,523 17,718 14,650 4,859
Passenger 11,931 11,670 11,962 9,306 195
Freight 2,076 2,124 2,145 1,993 2,252
Airport Services 3,732 3,729 3,611 3,352 2,413

Total Passengers, in Millions*, Transported by U.S. and Foreign Airlines, All U.S. Airports.

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Air Transport Passenger Data, F41 Schedule P12 Data (released monthly, with most recent three months withheld).

Year 2002** 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Domestic 552 630 638 642 646 663 696 720 742 778 812
International 119 158 164 171 180 189 201 212 223 235 241
Total 671 787 802 813 825 852 897 932 965 1,013 1,053

*All data points are rounded to the nearest million.

**2002 is included as a baseline year for future comparisons.

International Cargo, in Millions* of Pounds, Carried by U.S. Airlines.

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Air Cargo Data, U.S. Airline Pounds of Total, Domestic, and International Freight, T-100 International Market (U.S. Carriers Only), Freight Analysis (monthly data available through May 2020).

Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Weight 8,082 8,076 8,068 7,650 8,039 8,116 8,226 9,012 9,618 9,253

*All data points are rounded to the nearest million.

To view the original data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, please visit the Bureau of Economic Analysis Interactive Data Tables. To view the original data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, please visit the Bureau of Transportation Statistics Air Transport Passenger Data Page and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics International Air Cargo Data Page.