US airlines (passenger and cargo) collectively employed 484,964 full-time workers in June, budging just 0.1% from June 2012, according to the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). Among the major airlines (defined as carriers with over $1 billion annual operating revenue), the largest June year-over-year increase in full-time employees (FTE) was at low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines, up 24.5%. Hawaiian Airlines followed with a 13.7% FTE jump. ...

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