U.S. Citizen Air Traffic to Overseas Regions, Canada & Mexico 2009
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2009 Analysis
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FINAL1 U.S. CITIZEN AIR TRAFFIC2 TO OVERSEAS REGIONS, CANADA & MEXICO 2009
Regions      Jan           Feb           Mar           Apr           May           Jun           Jul           Aug           Sep           Oct           Nov           Dec      Final Annual % Change YTD3
Europe 668,221 568,968 847,090 940,279 1,241,375 1,397,017 1,383,704 1,204,945 1,163,697 920,191 748,994 845,496 11,979,018 -4.2%
Caribbean 396,837 418,004 453,515 477,955 487,674 524,193 617,394 515,953 315,012 373,034 406,699 529,256 5,530,518 -2.7%
Asia 437,095 358,594 429,966 413,535 446,247 506,990 492,157 427,808 386,316 459,141 430,894 477,035 5,287,649 -4.1%
South America 207,714 200,060 213,455 191,000 196,867 240,907 240,348 216,045 174,997 188,924 206,177 290,232 2,573,688 1.1%
Central America 211,280 206,134 246,459 213,056 202,225 247,029 264,246 206,522 136,096 146,452 176,222 269,131 2,532,059 -2.2%
Oceania 66,177 65,299 58,118 50,703 51,929 65,998 77,673 61,794 59,080 67,003 68,589 91,662 787,872 2.6%
Middle East 78,587 67,543 81,205 87,774 105,578 122,123 120,801 114,364 94,627 103,123 109,905 119,255 1,210,650 40.9%
Africa 27,246 24,153 31,375 27,591 34,757 40,388 42,847 34,452 30,498 30,738 32,052 41,107 398,970 24.8%
                             
Total Overseas 2,093,157 1,908,755 2,361,183 2,401,893 2,766,652 3,144,645 3,239,170 2,781,883 2,360,323 2,288,606 2,179,532 2,663,174 30,300,424 -1.6%
                             
Mexico 444,319 447,187 510,573 464,651 274,104 465,304 520,147 450,081 313,311 380,080 417,251 562,802 5,263,604 -10.6%
Canada 172,516 179,756 197,503 213,929 267,608 377,849 454,694 394,796 315,284 254,070 199,425 252,843 3,280,273 -8.4%
                             
Grand Total 2,709,992 2,535,698 3,069,259 3,080,473 3,308,364 3,987,798 4,214,011 3,626,760 2,988,918 2,922,756 2,796,208 3,478,819 38,844,301 -3.5%
Monthly % Chg -7.1% -7.0% -11.7% -1.1% -10.5% -7.0% 1.2% 1.2% 2.4% 1.3% -0.4% 1.1%    

1 Final Annual totals include 'late records' not reflected in monthly reports

2 Air traffic only, non-stop from US port to foreign port. Not same as total 'visitation' throughout the respective regions (refer U.S. Outbound Profile)

3 Percentage change is compared to the same time frame from the previous year.

Note: Air traffic to Overseas and Mexico (on U.S. and foreign flags) are reported from the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) "U.S. International Air Travel Statistics Report" I-92.
Air traffic to Canada is obtained from Statistics Canada.

To find out more about the I-92 program, visit: http://travel.trade.gov/research/programs/i92/index.html

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries.

Released: May 2010; revised July 2010

Month-over-month regional breakout:
2009/2008      Jan           Feb           Mar           Apr           May           Jun           Jul           Aug           Sep           Oct           Nov           Dec           YTD     
WHTI (U.S. Outbound)
Caribbean -9.5% -4.0% -17.1% -2.9% -3.4% -6.1% -1.4% -1.1% 9.6% 11.4% 3.1% 7.3% -2.7%
Mexico -5.8% -1.6% -8.5% -4.1% -46.0% -19.4% -10.6% -9.4% 0.3% -5.5% -7.2% -1.1% -10.6%
Canada -6.6% -8.8% -13.6% -11.7% -15.5% -12.0% -3.8% -8.7% -0.9% -8.2% -6.7% -6.2% -8.4%
 
Other Regions
Europe -11.3% -14.9% -13.8% -2.9% -5.9% -8.2% 3.7% 7.3% -1.4% 0.4% -2.1% -4.9% -4.2%
Asia -11.6% -10.8% -16.6% -4.0% -10.0% -1.9% 2.2% -0.7% -1.1% 0.3% 5.6% 3.1% -4.1%
South America 0.2% -1.4% -5.4% 8.7% 0.1% -1.4% 3.9% 3.2% 4.9% 2.3% 1.2% 1.2% 1.1%
Central America -2.2% -5.9% -6.5% 12.2% 1.0% -6.9% 4.4% -6.4% 6.0% -2.1% -8.2% 0.3% -2.2%
Oceania -10.5% -17.7% -12.3% 0.5% -3.0% 7.4% 2.3% 6.5% 18.7% 11.5% 8.4% 26.6% 2.6%
Middle East 37.4% 30.4% 25.8% 43.9% 40.0% 43.0% 62.0% 75.1% 56.4% 40.1% 23.5% 26.7% 40.9%
Africa 27.8% 44.6% 24.3% 41.4% 30.9% 39.4% 34.0% 25.3% 19.6% 2.4% 10.2% 17.5% 24.8%
Overseas -7.5% -8.0% -12.2% 0.6% -3.7% -4.2% 4.2% 4.7% 3.1% 3.7% 1.6% 2.4% -1.6%
                           
Total -7.1% -7.0% -11.7% -1.1% -10.5% -7.0% 1.2% 1.2% 2.4% 1.3% -0.4% 1.1% -3.5%