January 2020 U.S. Airline Traffic Data

U.S. airlines carried an estimated 78.6 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in January 2020, reaching a new seasonally-adjusted all-time high, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first estimate, up 0.1% from the December second estimate.

European Tourism Sector Continues to Defy Increased Global Risks

Europe saw its number of international tourist arrivals expand by 4% in 2019 compared to the previous year to remain the most visited region worldwide – The US remains the largest long-haul source market of tourist arrivals to European destinations – As China is one of the major outbound travel markets worldwide, restrictions and bans to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will take a toll on the tourism industry

Q3 2019 U.S. Airline Traffic Data

U.S. domestic air fares in the third quarter of 2019 of $345 were the lowest on record, inflation adjusted, based on Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) records dating from 1995. The third-quarter 2019 fares were down 1.2% from the previous low of $349 in the third quarter of 2018.