U.S. airlines carried 0.4% less cargo by weight in February 2020 than in February 2019, data filed by 15 of the leading cargo airlines. The 15 airlines carry more than 95% of the total cargo by weight on U.S. airlines. Cargo data consists of freight and mail carried within the U.S. and between the U.S. and foreign points.

February 2020 cargo numbers for the 15 carriers:

  •  Total: 1,255 thousand tons, down 0.4% from February 2019 (1,260T tons)
  •  Domestic: 944 thousand tons, up 1.9% from February 2019 (926T tons)
  •  International: 311 thousand tons, down 6.7% from February 2019 (334T tons)