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Number of Employees - Certificated Carriers

2003 Year End Data

Carrier Group Name Full-time Part-time Total

Majors
Alaska 9,315 1,218 10,533
America West 9,841 2,341 12,182
American 73,858 11,611 85,469
American Eagle 7,225 990 8,215
American Trans Air (ATA) 6,639 620 7,259
Continental 30,581 7,163 37,744
Delta 55,281 6,846 62,127
Express Jet 5,379 608 5,987
Federal Express 88,809 47,455 136,264
Northwest 37,619 1,467 39,086
Southwest 32,394 906 33,300
United 55,214 6,964 62,178
United Parcel 5,943 249 6,192
US Airways 25,072 3,294 28,366
Total Majors 443,170 91,732 534,902

Nationals
Air Transport 552 20 572
Air Wisconsin 2,901 246 3,147
Airtran 5,107 410 5,517
Aloha 1,817 1,318 3,135
Astar (DHL) 940 8 948
Atlantic Coast 3,895 396 4,291
Atlantic Southeast 5,236 466 5,702
Champion Air 572 165 737
Comair 5,508 473 5,981
Continental Micronesia 939 483 1,422
Executive 1,595 502 2,097
Frontier 2,961 807 3,768
Gemini 389 0 389
Hawaiian 2,625 685 3,310
Horizon 3,078 465 3,543
Jet Blue 4,704 849 5,553
Kalitta Air 371 10 381
Mesaba 2,523 772 3,295
Midwest Express 1,666 477 2,143
North American 534 73 607
Omni 601 11 612
Ryan 986 7 993
Sky West 5,184 875 6,059
Spirit 2,402 332 2,734
Trans States 1,158 42 1,200
World Airways 1,101 113 1,214
Total Nationals 59,345 10,005 69,350

Large Regionals
Aerodynamics 145 13 158
Allegiant 254 55 309
Amerijet 463 10 473
Capital Cargo 190 0 190
Casino Express 115 7 122
Falcon 250 0 250
Florida West 60 0 60
Freedom 268 0 268
Northern Air Cargo 264 9 273
Pace 309 43 352
Southeast 253 75 328
Sun Country 429 92 521
Tatonduk 221 31 252
Tradewinds 0 126 126
Transmeridian 429 41 470
USA 3000 502 39 541
Total Large Regional 4,152 541 4,693

Medium Regionals
Ameristar 26 0 26
Asia Pacific 34 4 38
BNJ Charter 3 0 3
Centurion 63 1 64
Custom Air 109 0 109
Sierra Pacific 19 4 23
Sky King 90 0 90
Sun World 54 5 59
Zantop 26 18 44
Total Medium Regionals 424 32 456

Total Form 41 Carriers 507,091 102,310 609,401

SOURCE: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information