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US BTS reports 2.9% fall in Jan-2010 passenger airline employment

17-Mar-2010 2:06 PM

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) stated (16-Mar-2010) US passenger airline employment levels fell 2.9% year-on-year in Jan-2010. Details include:

  • Full time equivalent employee levels: -2.9%;
  • Network: -2.3%;
  • LCCs: +1.4%;
  • Regional: -8.5%.

Details of US network airlines’ full time equivalent employee levels include:

Details of US low cost airlines’ full time equivalent employee levels include:

  • Southwest: 34,791, -2.1% year-on-year;
  • JetBlue: 10,975, +4.4%;
  • AirTran: 7,739, +1.4%;
  • Frontier: 5,114, +15.9%. [more]