Total Full-time Employee Equivalents
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 American               83,463          78,902          79,842          82,470          90,136          92,665          92,277          98,960          84,770          79,410          74,962          72,757          71,818          70,925            66,519            65,506             66,522
 Continental               30,228          30,332          33,160          37,299          40,811          42,468          42,159          38,249          38,394          37,147          37,305          39,363          40,948          40,630            38,720            37,760             36,797
 Delta               66,302          58,839          64,649          69,559          72,449          71,384          70,140          65,319          58,945          57,558          52,231          45,562          47,286          47,420            46,372            76,742             80,158
 Northwest               43,581          45,756          47,337          49,294          50,689          51,551          49,910          44,718          39,733          38,454          35,985          30,729          29,619          29,124            29,828                      -                         -  
 United               75,695          79,205          83,328          88,097          92,625          95,327          93,844          75,470          62,326          60,860          56,661          55,027          55,160          51,536            46,587            46,060             46,491
 US Airways               40,972          39,952          39,936          38,382          39,905          42,652          34,005          31,404          26,736          26,509          21,202          34,462          34,256          32,683            31,340            30,876             31,551
 America West               10,122          10,691          11,455          12,430          13,949          12,187          11,994          12,299          12,958          13,362          12,142                   -                     -                     -                       -                        -                         -  
  --sub Network          350,363     343,677     359,707     377,531     400,564     408,234     394,329     366,419     323,862     313,300     290,488     277,900     279,087     272,318       259,366       256,944        261,519
 Southwest               18,930          22,281          24,185                   -            27,374          28,671          30,848          33,421          33,360          31,675          31,543          32,167          33,680          34,680            34,874            34,230             36,104
 jetBlue                         -                     -                     -                     -                     -                  693            2,116            2,928            4,343            5,850            7,462            9,272            9,713          10,177            10,583            11,211             11,749
 AirTran                         -                     -                  569            2,974            3,882            4,035            4,234            4,725            5,350            5,814            6,458            7,415            8,304            8,259              8,220               8,229                7,751
 Frontier                     326                582                745            1,025            1,640            1,745            2,145            2,402            2,975            3,634            3,790            4,034            5,219            4,939              4,774               4,309                4,286
Virgin America                        -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                  980              1,421               1,770                2,115
  --sub LCC            19,256       22,863       25,499         3,999       32,896       35,144       39,343       43,476       46,028       46,973       49,253       52,888       56,916       59,035         59,872         59,749          62,005
 Alaska                  7,007            7,647            8,237            8,710            9,310            9,531          10,115          10,142          10,040            9,900            9,269            9,307            9,680            9,628              8,912               8,649                8,917
 Hawaiian                  2,014            2,207            2,247            2,343                152            3,281            2,878            2,878            2,878            3,128            2,855            3,243            3,315                   -                3,635               3,802                4,265
 Allegiant                         -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                  292                437                563                841            1,133            1,330              1,533               1,585                1,571
  -- sub Other             9,021         9,854       10,484       11,053         9,462       12,812       12,993       13,020       13,210       13,465       12,687       13,391       14,128       10,958         14,080         14,036          14,753
 Total All Sectors          378,640     376,394     395,690     392,583     442,922     456,190     446,665     422,915     383,100     373,738     352,428     344,179     350,131     342,311       333,318       330,729        338,277
Note: Shaded data means data appear questionable.  
Data Source:  US DOT Form 41 via BTS, Schedule P10.