Total Flight Attendant Employee Equivalents
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 American               18,013          17,542          17,690          18,184          21,119          21,534          20,835          21,356          18,421          17,484          17,183          16,552          16,268          15,962            15,025            14,918             15,288
 Continental                  4,974            5,110            5,746            6,665            7,629            8,082            8,150            7,251            7,277            7,386            8,072            8,360            8,798            8,808              8,473               8,505                8,494
 Delta               15,926          14,403          15,637          16,553          17,306          17,657          16,895          14,804          12,760          12,781          12,015          10,454          10,921          11,742            11,237            18,279             19,132
 Northwest                  8,706            9,305            9,649          10,080          10,222          10,753          10,363            9,243            8,403            8,636            8,860            7,869            7,680            7,298              6,748                      -                         -  
 United               13,822          14,161          11,355          22,373          24,845          23,821          23,707          18,696          16,235          15,250          15,295          14,881          15,027          13,214            12,974            12,752             12,620
 US Airways                  7,816            7,777            7,992            7,955            8,517            9,857            7,078            6,977            6,020            5,689            4,734            7,956            7,299            7,099              6,837               6,982                7,184
 America West                  1,883            1,991            2,160            2,311            2,835            1,810            2,321            2,368            2,395            2,604            2,558                   -                     -                     -                       -                        -                         -  
  --sub Network            71,140       70,289       70,229       84,121       92,473       93,514       89,349       80,695       71,511       69,830       68,717       66,072       65,993       64,123         61,294         61,436          62,718
 Southwest                  3,236            3,718            3,969                   -              4,983            5,260            5,701            6,302            5,992            6,155            6,727            7,056            7,425            7,692              9,401               8,755                9,359
 jetBlue                         -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                  434                591                973            1,309            1,685            2,060            1,929            1,980              2,019               2,093                2,251
 AirTran                         -                     -                    95                563                619                731                742                904            1,034            1,208            1,448            1,751            1,977            1,958              2,002               2,013                2,139
 Frontier                     114                260                126                137                158                150                387                512                586                761                890                874            1,000                916                  885               1,546                1,604
Virgin America                        -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                  522                  430                  563                   695
  --sub LCC             3,350         3,978         4,190            700         5,760         6,141         7,264         8,309         8,585         9,433       10,750       11,741       12,331       13,068         14,737         14,970          16,048
 Alaska                  1,351            1,871            1,486                513                548            1,748            1,857            1,905            2,032            2,312            2,203            2,321            2,410            2,329              2,216               2,493                2,696
 Hawaiian                     523                542                543                563                  41                894                640                640                640                799                682                899                960                   -                1,022               1,068                1,221
 Allegiant                         -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                  108                103                135                210                267                339                  410                  403                   438
  -- sub Other             1,874         2,413         2,029         1,076            589         2,642         2,497         2,545         2,780         3,214         3,020         3,430         3,637         2,668           3,648           3,964            4,355
 Total All Sectors            76,364       76,680       76,448       85,897       98,822     102,297       99,110       91,549       82,876       82,477       82,487       81,243       81,961       79,859         79,679         80,370          83,121
Note: Shaded data means data appear questionable.  
Data Source:  US DOT Form 41 via BTS, Schedule P10.