Release: U.S. Transportation Data
Revenue passenger-miles are a measure of the volume of air passenger transportation. A revenue passenger-mile is equal to one paying passenger carried one mile.
U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) calculation from BTS U.S. Air CarrierTraffic Statistics, http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/acts
U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Revenue Passenger Miles for U.S. Air Carrier Domestic and International, Scheduled Passenger Flights [RPMD11], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/RPMD11, December 16, 2017.