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Unformatted text preview: f the economy. Economic activity affects air travel by business and leisure passengers, as well as air freight. Because many costs are fixed, the profitability of individual companies is determined by efficient operations and favorable fuel and labor costs. Small airlines can compete by serving local or regional routes with substantial economic growth. Total national passenger enplanements are compiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). Total U.S. passengers are estimated to reach 744.8 million in 2011, up nearly 4.4% from 2010. continued on page 44 TRAnSPORTATIOn AnD WAREHOUSInG EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORTATION AND WAREHOUSINGEMPLOyMEnT 2003–2012 2003-2012 (In Thousands) (In Thousands) Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011a 2012b Truck Transportation 16.5 16.9 17.8 18.4 19.0 18.6 17.3 17.0 16.5 16.3 Couriers and Messengers 9.7 9.4 9.3 9.4 9.7 9.5 8.7 8.5 8.1 7.9 Warehousing and Storage 8.0 7.4 7.0 7.2 7.0 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.8 5.6 Ai...
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