US summer air travel pressures

US summer air travel pressures

Air travel in the US looks like it has recovered, in many ways, to the previous “normal” levels. The following chart shows flight volumes are substantially higher than in the past two years. Here are some ideas on understanding US summer air travel...

US Air Travel Metric Model

Readers may be familiar with a valuable dataset from the US DoT called the DB1B. This is the famous 10% ticket sample dataset.  It is a huge dataset- our model is 688Mb.  Please be patient as you go through it, as reaction times might be slow.  There is a large amount...
Summer air travel in the United States

Summer air travel in the United States

As summer air travel starts to build, airports are packed, flights are packed and cancellations occur left and right.  Sounds pretty awful, but it gets worse, and airfares are skyrocketing.  Travelers are abused from booking until they get home again.  You can be sure...