U.S. Airline Ancillary Fee Revenue: Summary

U.S. passenger airlines collected $2.3814 billion in 3Q 2011 ancillary revenue, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Dollar figures in billions.

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                     3Q     YOY %     2Q       1Q       4Q        3Q
                    2011   Change    2011     2011     2010      2010
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Industry Total      $2.381    10.7   $2.208   $2.063    $2.032   $2.151
Delta               $0.814    17.5   $0.691   $0.659    $0.628   $0.693
American            $0.300     2.9   $0.303   $0.278    $0.287   $0.292
US Airways          $0.245    -1.6   $0.254   $0.239    $0.234   $0.249
Southwest           $0.232     9.1   $0.224   $0.213    $0.224   $0.213
Spirit              $0.090    62.4   $0.082   $0.067    $0.068   $0.055
United              $0.174    -3.7   $0.165   $0.161    $0.162   $0.180
Continental         $0.163     1.5   $0.162   $0.145    $0.147   $0.161
AirTran             $0.099    53.5   $0.076   $0.064    $0.068   $0.064
JetBlue             $0.054     9.7   $0.052   $0.048    $0.047   $0.049
Alaska              $0.075    31.6   $0.066   $0.063    $0.048   $0.057
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NOTE:  Ancillary fees include baggage fees, reservation change fees and
miscellaneous operating revenue, including pet transportation, sale of
frequent flyer award miles to airline business partners and standby
passenger fees. Revenue from seating assignments and on-board sales of
food, drink, pillows, blankets, entertainment, or any other ancillary
items are reported as Transport Related Revenue and cannot be identified
separately.

SOURCE: Bureau of Transportation Statistics http://www.bts.gov

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