U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.6 percent more workers in April 2016 than in April 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. April was the highest monthly total (407,763) since July 2008 and was the 29th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline full-time equivalent (FTE) employment exceeded the same month of the previous year. Month-to-month, the number of FTEs rose 0.4 percent from March to April. Scheduled passenger airline categories include network, low-cost, regional and other airlines. The four network airlines that collectively employ two-thirds of the scheduled passenger airline FTEs reported 2.4

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