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Air Carrier Financial Statistics

Dollars in thousands 2000 2001
Airline Industry
Operating Revenue $135,504,500 $119,355,700
Operating Expense $128,275,100 $129,671,900
Operating Profit (Loss) $7,229,400 ($10,316,200)
Net Income (Loss) $2,630,100 ($7,875,400)

Majors
Operating Revenue $117,391,500 $104,483,200
Operating Expense $110,853,900 $114,031,400
Operating Profit (Loss) $6,537,600 ($9,548,200)
Net Income (Loss) $2,632,300 ($7,185,800)

Nationals
Operating Revenue $12,014,300 $9,631,100
Operating Expense $11,483,800 $10,064,500
Operating Profit (Loss) $530,500 ($433,400)
Net Income (Loss) $48,400 ($451,300)

Large Regionals
Operating Revenue $893,500 $904,700
Operating Expense $976,600 $962,700
Operating Profit (Loss) ($83,100) ($58,000)
Net Income (Loss) ($147,200) ($71,800)

Medium Regionals
Operating Revenue $539,400 $414,900
Operating Expense $525,400 $448,800
Operating Profit (Loss) $14,000 ($33,900)
Net Income (Loss) $47,200 ($42,100)

Small Certificated
Operating Revenue $3,108,900 $2,764,100
Operating Expense $2,808,400 $2,929,300
Operating Profit (Loss) $300,500 ($165,200)
Net Income (Loss) $156,700 ($75,800)

Commuters
Operating Revenue $1,556,900 $1,157,700
Operating Expense $1,627,000 $1,235,200
Operating Profit (Loss) ($70,100) ($77,500)
Net Income (Loss) ($12,900) ($48,600)

Nationals have annual operating revenue from $100 million to $1 billion.

Large Regionals have operating revenue of $20 million to $99 million.

Medium Regionals have operating revenue of less than $20 million.
Small Certificateds operate domestic flights only with aircraft of 60 seats or
less.

Commuters operate scheduled service with a minimum of five round trips
per week on at least one route.