Top 10 Largest Airlines In The World

Air transport is of recent origin in the development of transport system of a country. It is the gift of 20th century to the world. The Second World War has stimulated the growth of air transport and it has made progress in the recent years because it is the fastest way of transporting of people and goods. The transport of goods through airways is costly and therefore it is designated to carry costly goods of small quantity. Check here the list of Top 10 Largest Airlines In the World.You will love cheap flights with A+ services.

 

 

10. US Airways

It is a major U.S. airline based in the U.S. city of Tempe, Arizona. A member of the Star Alliance Network, the airline utilizes a fleet of 338 mainline jet aircraft and 285 regional jet and turbo-prop aircraft connecting 204 destinations in North America, South America, Europe and the Middle East.this is founded in 1979.destination of this air line are 204. Slogan of this airline is fly with us.

 

9. China Eastern Airline

This air line was founded in 1988.total destination of this air line are 110. China Eastern Airlines is China second-largest carrier by passenger numbers and the world’s third-biggest carrier by market value. On 16 April 2010, China Eastern Airlines announced an initial agreement to join SkyTeam and along with subsidiary Shanghai Airlines, became the 14th member on 21 June 2011.

 

8. Air France KLM

Air France-KLM is the result of the merger in 2004 between Air France and KLM. In 2008 it was the largest airline company in the world in terms of total operating revenues, and also the largest in the world. Air France-KLM was created by the mutually agreed merger between Air France and Netherlands-based KLM on 5 May 2004.

 

7. Ryanair

This air line was founded in the 1985.Destinations of this airline are 165. Since its establishment in 1984, Ryanair has grown from a small airline flying a short hop from Waterford to London into one of Europe largest carriers. Ryanair now employs over 8500 members of staff (as of 2012) including over 1200 pilots.

 

6. China Southern Airline

The headquarter of this airline is in Baiyun district. n 2010, China Southern Airlines carried 76.5 million domestic and international passengers with an average load factor of 79.2%. The airline reported a net profit of CNY5.8 billion $883 million in 2010.Destinations of this airline are 200.

 

5. Lufthansa

This group was founded in 1953. Lufthansa is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, formed in 1997. The Lufthansa Group employs 117000 people worldwide of 146 nationalities. In 2010, over 90 million passengers flew with Lufthansa. Destination of this airline are 215.

 

4. American Airline

Destinations of this airline are 260.this was founded in 1930. American Airlines operates an extensive international and domestic network with scheduled flights throughout North America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

 

3. Southwest Airline

It is the largest low-cost carrier in the United States, and is headquartered in Dallas and Texas. The airline was established in 1967 adopting its current name in 1971.Destination of this airline are 77.Fleet size of this is 571. Headquarters of this airline is in Texas.

 

2. United airline

This is a major U.S airline and the world largest airline in terms of number of destinations. United employs are 86,852 people. Destination of this airline are 378. Company slogan is let,s fly together.

 

1. Delta Air Line

Delta Air Lines and its subsidiaries operate over 5000 flights every day with approximately 75000 employees.This was founded in 1942. This is 6th oldest airline in the world. Delta Air Lines is one of the four founding members of the Sky Team airline alliance. Headquarter of this airline is in Georgia USA.Total destination of this air line are 247. Company slogan of this airline is ‘KEEP CLIMBING’. Delta air line is the world’s largest airline.

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