Total Passengers per Flight Attendent Equivalent
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
 American                  4,417            4,526            4,587            4,481            3,859            4,011            3,752            4,408            4,825            5,240            5,709            5,933            6,037            5,815              5,709               5,778                5,635          5,637
 Continental                  7,094            7,042            6,781            6,255            5,769            5,619            5,249            5,518            5,351            5,517            5,305            5,595            5,570            5,332              5,195               5,123                5,331                 -  
 Delta                  5,460            6,753            6,600            6,266            6,098            5,987            5,574            6,142            6,602            6,799            7,166            7,046            6,689            6,109              6,038               6,085                5,951          6,325
 Northwest                  5,671            5,666            5,669            5,014            5,358            5,294            5,054            5,607            6,185            6,420            6,381            6,975            6,997            6,703              6,093                      -                         -                   -  
 United                  5,702            5,787            7,419            3,883            3,485            3,523            3,171            3,664            4,072            4,648            4,368            4,659            4,551            4,779              4,323               4,242                4,002          4,308
 US Airways                  7,297            7,316            7,359            7,303            6,562            6,070            7,933            6,760            6,855            7,454            8,844            7,251            7,928            7,722              7,462               7,427                7,372          7,675
 America West                  8,948            9,130            8,487            7,699            6,597          11,024            8,442            8,214            8,371            8,115            8,651                   -                     -                     -                       -                        -                         -                   -  
  --sub Network             5,677         6,009         6,257         5,233         4,834         4,899         4,683         5,106         5,474         5,859         6,030         6,062         6,065         5,901           5,643           5,647            5,561       5,614
 Southwest               15,498          14,925          13,018                   -            13,142          13,823          12,935          11,507          12,481          13,184          13,152          13,655          13,736          13,266            10,789            12,142             11,822       12,099
 jetBlue                         -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -              7,042            9,598            9,198            8,962            8,713            8,984          11,044          11,022            11,091            11,570             11,716       11,713
 AirTran                         -                     -            11,424            8,152          10,432          10,325          11,190          10,686          11,275          10,909          11,477          11,449          12,019          12,574            11,987            12,281             11,550                 -  
 Frontier                  5,364            4,936          10,144          11,168          13,772          19,285            7,747            7,300            8,654            8,460            8,258          10,222          10,400          11,617            10,729               5,978                6,621          7,187
Virgin America                 -                -                -                -                -                -                -                -                -                -                -                -                -           4,913           8,714     1,945,550     1,668,776       7,539
  --sub LCC            15,302       14,542       12,896       93,281       12,868       13,724       12,128       11,023       11,703       11,926       11,825       12,251       12,800       12,373         10,929         11,686          11,549     11,341
 Alaska                  7,505            6,309            8,266          25,450          24,854            7,737            7,360            7,430            7,417            7,048            7,607            7,395            7,286            7,217              7,022       485,716        539,693          6,487
 Hawaiian                  9,420            9,853            9,556            9,351       138,830            7,015            9,110            9,158            8,880            7,025            8,562            6,901            7,395                   -                8,165               7,888                7,097          6,474
 Allegiant                         -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -                     -              4,495            8,166            8,922          10,415          12,255          12,662            12,975            14,597             14,037       12,726
  -- sub Other             8,039         7,105         8,611       17,027       32,787         7,542         7,835         7,939         7,640         7,078         7,882         7,451         7,679       10,854           8,011         20,479          19,281       7,185
 Total All Sectors             6,157         6,486         6,683         6,098         5,469         5,497         5,308         5,721         6,192         6,600         6,853         7,015         7,150         7,126           6,729           7,061            7,005       6,800
Note: Shaded data means data appear questionable.  
Data Source:  US DOT Form 41 via BTS, Schedule T1 & P10.