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May 2017 passenger, cargo traffic graph

AUSTIN, TEXAS – May 2017 set a new monthly passenger record with 1,217,824 traveling through Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The previous record was set in July 2015 with 1,165,811 passengers.

May 2017

Passenger Activity: Total passenger traffic for May 2017 was 1,217,824, up 12.5% compared to May 2016. May 2017 enplanements totaled 623,867, up 13.5%. Southwest Airlines passengers totaled 457,553, up 11.5% compared to May 2016;American Airlines passengers totaled 211,495, down 8%; United Airlines passengers totaled 206,068, up 28%; Delta Air Lines passengers totaled 155,569, up 15%; Frontier Airlines passengers totaled 52,257, up 93%;  jetBlue Airways passengers totaled 51,439, up 3%; Allegiant Air passengers totaled 25,805, up 73%; Alaska Airlines passengers totaled 21,137, down 5%; Virgin America passengers totaled 13,784, down 9%; British Airways passengers totaled 11,266, down 5%; Air Canada passengers totaled 3,432, down 9%; Condor passengers totaled 3,390; AeroMexico passengers totaled 3,009; Volaris passengers totaled 1,151; and ViaAir passengers totaled 121.

May 2017 air cargo totaled 15,255,708 lbs., up 13% compared to May 2016.  International air cargo totaled 1,831,091 lbs., up 68%. Federal Express carried 8.2 million lbs., up 4.5%; and United Parcel Service carried 3.1 million lbs., up 53.5%.

Air Services transferred 611,506 lbs. of mail, up 73.5%; and 1,731,673 lbs. of belly freight, up 22%.

Aircraft Operations: General Aviation operations totaled 4,379, up 2%. Combined operations (including commercial and military) totaled 17,126, up 5.5%.

January – May 2017

Passenger Activity: Total passenger traffic for January – May YTD was 5,305,648, up 8.5%, compared to January – May 2016. January – May 2017 enplanements totaled 2,663,479, up 9%. Southwest Airlines passengers totaled 2,003,672, up 5.5%; American Airlines passengers 1,013,366, up 1%; United Airlines passengers totaled 869,510, up 13%; Delta Air Lines passengers 660,054, up 9%; jetBlue Airways passengers totaled 243,270, up 8.5%; Frontier Airlines passengers totaled 155,223, up 55.5%; Allegiant Air passengers totaled 98,726, up 59.5%; Alaska Airlines passengers totaled  97,474, up 12%;Virgin America passengers totaled 66,336 down 5%; British Airways passengers totaled 51,968, up 1%; Air Canada passengers totaled 16,644, up 1%; AeroMexico passengers totaled 14,930; Volaris passengers totaled 7,171; Condor passengers totaled 3,390; Texas Sky passengers totaled 604, down 5%; and ViaAir passengers totaled 121.

May YTD (January – May 2017) air cargo totaled 75,139,568 lbs., up 10.5% compared to May 2016. International air cargototaled 10,618,523 lbs., up 49%. Federal Express carried 41.9 million lbs., up 3%; and United Parcel Service carried 13.2 million lbs., up 27.5%.

Air Services transferred 2,669,477 lbs. of mail, up 75%; and 8,378,854 lbs. of belly freight, up 18.5%.

Aircraft Operations: General Aviation operations totaled 22,232 for January – May YTD, up 4%. Combined operations (including commercial and military) totaled 81,843 up 4%.