Average Daily Airborne Hours of Total Operating Fleet
All Aircraft
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
American              8.50              8.47              8.69              8.78              8.56              8.53              8.25              8.14              8.22              8.85              8.63              8.66           8.68           8.49           8.90           8.41           8.40
Continental              7.91              8.34              8.50              8.58              8.71              8.88              8.74              8.10              8.04              8.45              9.06              9.51           9.96           9.62           9.32           9.51           9.50
Delta              8.32              8.55              8.69              8.73              8.65              8.49              7.92              7.59              7.62         10.39         10.41         10.82           9.35           9.42           8.77           8.62           8.80
Northwest              8.02              7.97              7.98              7.28              7.87              8.01              7.60              7.26              7.30              7.41              7.56              7.86           7.79           7.97           7.63              -                -  
United              8.73              8.81              8.98              9.17              9.21              9.04              8.62              8.33              8.25              8.70              9.43            10.86         11.20         10.74         10.83         11.01         10.75
US Airways              8.20              7.48              7.72              7.77              7.74              8.18            10.01              7.90              9.05              9.45              9.69              9.42           9.89           9.54           7.99           8.03           8.24
America West              9.73            10.07            10.50            10.28              9.92              9.28              8.25            11.01              8.67            10.96            11.01            11.06         11.22              -                -                -                -  
 --sub Network           8.39           8.39           8.57           8.54           8.57           8.58           8.39           8.02           8.07           8.95           9.16           9.55           9.48           9.27           8.95           8.97           9.01
Southwest              7.87              9.38              9.51              9.45              9.32              9.33              9.28              9.37              9.32              9.34              9.58              9.68           9.59           9.39           8.83           8.76           9.00
jetBlue                   -                     -                     -                     -                     -                9.70            10.04            11.16            11.81            12.02            11.73            10.83         10.76           8.25           9.67         10.02           9.98
AirTran              5.95              4.97              6.95              8.20            10.41            10.00              7.82              8.24              8.50              8.67              9.20              8.98           9.02           9.06           9.02           9.10           9.11
Frontier              8.49              9.71              6.97              8.12              9.73            11.39            10.37            17.58              8.84              9.94            10.39            10.49         10.51           9.89           9.90         12.22         15.19
Virgin America                   -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                8.74            11.51            12.46            12.70            12.77
 -- sub LCC           7.88           9.14           9.30           9.23           9.49           9.51           9.18           9.60           9.38           9.57           9.85           9.80           9.74           9.20           9.17           9.32           9.48
Alaska              9.32              9.75              9.89              9.89              9.68              9.27              5.58              9.16              9.18              9.59              9.28              9.47           9.39           9.18           8.50           8.79           9.24
Hawaiian              6.19              6.15              6.54              6.02              6.14              6.18              5.98              7.25              6.57              7.18              7.94              7.98           8.11           7.84           8.01           7.47           8.58
Allegiant                   -                     -                     -                     -                     -                4.42              1.69              6.74              6.03              5.74              5.33              5.45           5.12           5.28           5.49           5.55           5.29
 -- sub Other           8.64           8.94           9.17           9.05           8.88           8.49           5.61           8.79           8.59           8.95           8.74           8.92           8.52           8.22           7.79           7.78           8.10
Total All Sectors           8.35           8.47           8.64           8.62           8.68           8.67           8.34           8.24           8.28           9.05           9.26           9.57           9.50           9.20           8.94           8.99           9.08
Source:  US DOT Form 41 via BTS, schedule T2.
Note: Shaded data means data appear questionable.