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2002, No. 11
Posted 2002-05-02

International Travel: Double Trouble

The number of passengers on U.S. airlines fell sharply between 2000 and 2001. For example, the number of revenue passengers enplaned on international flights declined from 55.5 million to approximately 52.7 million. This essay focuses on the reasons for this decline and provides some historical perspective by examining previous declines.