Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling Employees per Aircraft
NO ADJUSTMENTS MADE
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
American                  49.7                  49.8                  50.5                  49.3                  50.6                  49.5                  47.5                  43.2                  40.2                  38.8                  37.2                  38.0                  39.3                  38.7                  39.6                  37.8                  37.8                  35.6                  30.5                  30.7                  33.3                  34.3                  34.0                  33.7                  36.9
Continental                  34.9                  36.6                  37.8                  38.9                  39.8                  41.5                  42.1                  40.1                  40.7                  39.1                  40.4                  40.8                  42.1                  41.2                  41.2                  40.8                  38.2                       -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -  
Delta                  49.7                  43.8                  49.9                  52.8                  53.6                  52.1                  48.7                  33.0                  33.3                  41.0                  38.7                  39.8                  36.7                  36.2                  35.2                  34.6                  36.8                  37.5                  37.1                  35.6                  34.8                  34.0                  33.1                  32.8                  32.1
Northwest                  48.7                  48.7                  48.3                  48.9                  49.8                  49.6                  46.8                  42.0                  40.3                  38.4                  36.2                  34.7                  32.4                  34.8                  30.9                       -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -  
United                  47.3                  49.6                  35.1                  38.1                  32.6                  31.5                  29.5                  53.3                  37.9                  56.1                  56.4                  55.0                  55.4                  50.6                  55.1                  56.9                  58.4                  60.6                  62.6                  58.6                  55.9                  57.8                  50.7                  59.9                  53.7
US Airways                  39.8                  37.1                  37.7                  38.4                  37.5                  38.0                  39.6                  38.1                  34.8                  36.2                  29.3                  30.5                  37.8                  34.3                  31.7                  31.3                  31.1                  30.4                  30.7                  32.5                       -                         -                         -                         -                         -  
America West                  34.8                  41.3                  41.6                  43.7                  41.7                  37.9                  29.2                  41.1                  33.6                  37.8                  27.4                       -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -  
 --sub Network                  45.8                  45.2                  43.8                  45.1                  44.5                  43.9                  42.0                  42.0                  37.8                  42.0                  39.5                  38.1                  39.4                  39.6                  39.2                  39.2                  39.7                  42.8                  42.0                  40.5                  40.3                  41.1                  38.6                  40.4                  40.4
Southwest                  44.2                  57.6                  57.7                       -                    51.8                  47.5                  45.4                  47.2                  45.3                  37.9                  33.3                  31.5                  30.0                  28.5                  26.5                  25.7                  26.8                  29.1                  28.2                  29.2                  28.6                  28.9                  31.5                  30.8                  31.0
jetBlue                       -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                    68.5                  53.6                  43.3                  40.0                  37.7                  34.8                  31.1                  24.0                  30.5                  32.0                  29.9                  29.3                  27.8                  27.1                  28.0                  27.9                  28.2                  26.9                  26.3
AirTran                       -                         -                       9.5                  23.9                  30.0                  30.4                  28.8                  29.0                  31.2                  28.3                  25.5                  23.7                  23.0                  21.9                  22.4                  21.7                  20.6                       -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -  
Frontier                  19.4                  17.7                  17.6                  26.6                  36.7                  33.1                  45.3                  62.4                  37.8                  40.9                  34.0                  34.3                  45.5                  46.2                  51.3                  38.5                  34.2                  32.0                  23.4                  29.5                  24.4                  26.5                  30.4                  29.7                  29.2
Virgin America                       -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                       1.4                  16.4                  15.9                  14.3                  13.0                  12.7                  12.5                  12.0                  11.2                  12.0                       -                         -  
 --sub LCC                  53.9                  63.6                  54.1                    4.3                  48.0                  44.2                  44.3                  45.7                  42.8                  37.1                  32.7                  30.9                  29.9                  27.2                  27.7                  26.5                  26.4                  28.6                  27.0                  27.8                  27.3                  27.5                  29.5                  29.8                  29.7
Alaska                  43.8                  48.1                  52.5                  50.7                  51.3                  49.9                  30.3                  47.1                  42.2                  37.1                  35.3                  35.7                  31.3                  32.0                  29.6                  26.6                  24.6                  24.2                  22.6                  23.3                  27.2                  24.5                  27.8                  23.5                  21.0
Hawaiian                  33.3                  36.9                  39.5                  37.4                     2.2                  41.0                  36.2                  53.0                  42.5                  51.1                  46.7                  49.7                  46.0                       -                    47.2                  48.3                  53.8                  49.1                  47.4                  46.9                  46.1                  52.2                  53.8                  54.4                  51.0
Spirit                  11.2                  10.3                     1.4                       -                       1.2                  31.3                  27.5                  37.0                  38.1                  30.5                  24.4                  21.3                  17.3                  17.9                  19.2                  22.1                  15.7                  14.8                     8.1                     8.5                     4.4                     3.8                     3.4                     2.9                     2.7
Allegiant                       -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                         -                    22.3                  22.1                  16.0                  27.9                  15.3                  12.9                  12.4                     8.9                     5.7                     4.9                     5.7                     4.2                     4.2                     4.0                     4.1                     6.1                     6.8
 -- sub Other                  39.2                  42.1                  44.5                  41.3                  34.3                  44.7                  30.5                  45.5                  41.2                  37.2                  33.7                  34.7                  28.9                  22.1                  27.9                  25.7                  23.5                  22.3                  20.2                  19.9                  19.7                  18.9                  19.6                  18.8                  17.2
Total All Sectors                  46.2                  46.5                  44.7                  41.2                  44.5                  43.9                  41.6                  42.6                  38.7                  40.9                  38.0                  36.5                  36.7                  35.5                  35.6                  35.1                  35.1                  37.6                  36.5                  35.6                  35.1                  35.4                  34.3                  35.0                  34.7
Note: Shaded data means data appear questionable.  
Data Source:  US DOT Form 41 via BTS, Schedule P10 & T2.