U.S. airlines - total domestic freight ton-miles 2018

This statistic illustrates the main U.S. airlines operating in 2018, based on domestic cargo freight ton-miles. That year, FedEx was ranked at the top of the list with almost 6.5 billion ton-miles of freight, followed by United Parcel Service (UPS) with some 4.2 billion ton-miles.

Leading U.S. cargo airlines in 2018, based on domestic freight ton-miles

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Supplementary notes

Includes both freight and mail carried by U.S. airlines in all service classes (scheduled and non-scheduled).
To retrieve the data, select the carrier's name from the dropdown menu.
The values have been rounded.
According to the source, a cargo revenue ton-mile is one ton of revenue cargo (freight or mail) carried for one mile.

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