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U.S. Citizen Air Traffic to Overseas Regions, Canada & Mexico 2011
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U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS, 2011 (Final)
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total YTD % Change
2H YTD(1)
YTD
Market Share
Europe 568,471 414,958 773,308 806,302 1,157,885 1,431,960 1,288,805 1,047,001 1,119,104 844,142 644,948 729,039 10,825,923 3% 18.5%
Caribbean 450,185 423,367 597,885 558,278 517,604 616,841 711,316 495,580 306,944 368,680 438,203 547,091 6,031,974 2% 10.3%
Asia 355,910 263,550 327,595 335,343 351,128 392,165 372,678 322,774 317,775 380,415 350,389 365,926 4,135,648 5% 7.1%
South America 124,274 122,879 147,263 118,496 130,842 166,106 158,983 140,780 110,756 116,550 134,168 182,496 1,653,593 -2% 2.8%
Central America 176,483 140,975 217,318 177,286 162,891 240,766 259,680 168,084 107,562 118,639 155,668 233,013 2,158,365 7% 3.7%
Oceania 43,142 47,911 44,783 35,184 36,446 41,563 42,328 37,102 35,845 37,949 44,609 57,971 504,833 0% 0.9%
Middle East 108,487 79,686 107,331 101,208 127,367 140,809 120,164 108,486 103,641 113,715 108,957 127,045 1,346,896 7% 2.3%
Africa 30,284 21,589 28,079 24,671 32,125 38,724 42,694 33,573 27,779 27,478 26,153 32,627 365,776 -5% 0.6%
                               
Total Overseas (2) 1,857,236 1,514,915 2,243,562 2,156,768 2,516,288 3,068,934 2,996,648 2,353,380 2,129,406 2,007,568 1,903,095 2,275,208 27,023,008 3% 46.2%
                               
Mexico (Total) (3) 1,725,112 1,595,804 1,811,359 1,658,940 1,637,923 1,640,360 1,910,638 1,524,510 1,322,946 1,429,995 1,541,705 2,117,655 19,916,947 -3% 34.0%
Mexico (Air) (2) 457,496 394,298 600,457 505,057 454,841 543,821 548,789 394,563 282,460 360,351 417,889 577,361 5,537,383 1% (6)
Canada (Total) (4) 453,408 489,618 560,053 685,734 959,729 1,447,435 1,949,509 1,673,484 1,182,034 828,137 584,626 742,865 11,556,632 -2% 19.8%
Canada (Air) (4) 181,821 177,090 225,670 225,295 307,285 431,791 462,553 406,470 341,120 280,997 225,689 253,007 3,518,788 0% (6)
North America 2,178,520 2,085,422 2,371,412 2,344,674 2,597,652 3,087,795 3,860,147 3,197,994 2,504,980 2,258,132 2,126,331 2,860,520 31,473,579 -3% 53.8%
                               
Grand Total 4,035,756 3,600,337 4,614,974 4,501,442 5,113,940 6,156,729 6,856,795 5,551,374 4,634,386 4,265,700 4,029,426 5,135,728 58,496,587 0% 100.0%
Monthly % Chg (1) NA NA NA NA NA NA 1.3% -3.4% 1.1% -3.4% -2.1% 5.5%      
    (5)                          

(1) Collection methodology DHS APIS (Overseas & Mexico air) comparable for Second Half, July - December 2011/2010.
(2) Overseas and Mexico air traffic (non-stop from US port to foreign port) source: DHS APIS.
(3) Mexico aggregate total (Including air, land and border 1+ nights) source: Banco de Mexico
(4) Canadian aggregate total (including air, land and border 1+ nights) source: STATS Canada
(5) OTTI reconciled total APIS traffic numbers to U.S. DOT/BTS T-100 International data through July 2011 (BTS does not segment by citizenship). In February APIS was 10% below T-100.
(6) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel was 15.3% for Mexico-air and 9.7% for Canada.

Note: All air traffic to/from all international regions (on U.S. and foreign flags) are reported by OTTI in the "U.S. International Air Travel Statistics Report".
To find out more about the Air Traffic Statistics 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 (OTTI)

Released: February 27, 2012

U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS 2010
Source: DHS I-92 data Jan - Jun 2010 APIS APIS APIS APIS APIS APIS  
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total YTD Market Share
Europe 664,807 544,768 852,371 761,418 1,232,279 1,545,950 1,239,156 969,046 1,122,203 831,219 640,639 688,213 11,103,708 18.4%
Caribbean 422,661 412,960 503,610 488,207 495,210 556,414 718,883 515,944 298,598 375,945 404,166 510,010 5,716,066 9.5%
Asia 463,903 391,272 485,535 445,254 492,032 576,398 355,326 304,192 305,972 372,031 333,298 329,406 4,860,513 8.1%
South America 203,942 195,640 219,974 184,409 204,573 253,382 165,525 146,886 111,670 119,406 131,087 182,598 2,129,024 3.5%
Central America 207,888 201,002 251,114 186,364 183,604 258,127 245,713 165,031 99,600 113,333 142,047 210,658 2,263,082 3.8%
Oceania 81,892 72,363 64,313 55,981 58,271 88,139 45,998 39,163 35,195 39,047 41,374 54,275 686,886 1.1%
Middle East 105,511 90,098 117,299 113,131 125,667 151,843 110,983 103,394 91,464 105,855 104,673 118,150 1,339,298 2.2%
Africa 33,049 25,574 37,065 34,490 37,518 48,354 41,786 33,469 30,252 30,507 28,542 34,813 408,046 0.7%
                             
Total Overseas 2 2,183,653 1,933,677 2,531,281 2,269,254 2,829,154 3,478,607 2,923,370 2,277,125 2,094,954 1,987,343 1,825,826 2,128,123 28,506,623 47.3%
                             
Mexico (Total) 1,707,635 1,580,058 1,816,798 1,548,995 1,616,253 1,607,850 1,823,952 1,718,648 1,301,427 1,574,686 1698639.2 2020411.7 20,015,353 33.2%
Mexico (Air) 442,247 420,932 510,099 447,597 459,214 533,766 586,099 417,896 272,959 354,501 402,237 526,113 5,383,108 (7)
Canada (Total) 445,754 535,668 579,585 679,844 968,167 1,416,276 2,018,914 1,753,639 1,189,716 853,273 590,187 717,791 11,748,814 19.5%
Canada (Air) 167,074 189,106 218,197 225,643 273,232 412,789 461,080 413,470 330,444 287,287 229,515 257,274 3,465,111 (7)
North America 2,153,389 2,115,726 2,396,383 2,228,839 2,584,420 3,024,126 3,842,866 3,472,287 2,491,143 2,427,959 2,288,826 2,738,203 31,764,167  
                             
Grand Total 4,337,042 4,049,403 4,927,664 4,498,093 5,413,574 6,502,733 6,766,236 5,749,412 4,586,097 4,415,302 4,114,652 4,866,326 60,270,790 100.0%

(7) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel was 14.4% for Mexico-air and 9.3% for Canada.

2011/2010 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Western Hemisphere (U.S. Outbound)
Caribbean NA NA NA NA NA NA -1.1% -3.9% 2.8% -1.9% 8.4% 7.3%
Mexico (Total) NA NA NA NA NA NA 4.8% -11.3% 1.7% -9.2% -9.2% 4.8%
Mexico (Air) NA NA NA NA NA NA -6.4% -5.6% 3.5% 1.7% 3.9% 9.7%
Canada (Total) NA NA NA NA NA NA -3.4% -4.6% -0.6% -2.9% -0.9% 3.5%
Canada (Air) NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.3% -1.7% 3.2% -2.2% -1.7% -1.7%
 
Other Regions
Europe NA NA NA NA NA NA 4.0% 8.0% -0.3% 1.6% 0.7% 5.9%
Asia NA NA NA NA NA NA 4.9% 6.1% 3.9% 2.3% 5.1% 11.1%
South America NA NA NA NA NA NA -4.0% -4.2% -0.8% -2.4% 2.4% -0.1%
Central America NA NA NA NA NA NA 5.7% 1.8% 8.0% 4.7% 9.6% 10.6%
Oceania NA NA NA NA NA NA -8.0% -5.3% 1.8% -2.8% 7.8% 6.8%
Middle East NA NA NA NA NA NA 8.3% 4.9% 13.3% 7.4% 4.1% 7.5%
Africa NA NA NA NA NA NA 2.2% 0.3% -8.2% -9.9% -8.4% -6.3%
Overseas NA NA NA NA NA NA 2.5% 3.3% 1.6% 1.0% 4.2% 6.9%
                         
Total NA NA NA NA NA NA 1.3% -3.4% 1.1% -3.4% -2.1% 5.5%