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10 Airlines With The Largest Number Of Aircrafts

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Many airlines around the world boasts of amazing fleets of aircrafts in order to meet high passenger demands. Presently, United States of America is home to the majority of the continent’s largest airline groups by fleet size.

US’s American Airline currently has 956 aircrafts while its top four airlines has a combined fleets of over 2600 aircrafts . This is followed by China’s top three’s 1500+ aircrafts.





Ethiopia Airline’s fleet of 108 aircrafts is the largest in Africa while Arik Air’s fleet of 22 aircrafts is the largest in Nigeria.

Below are the Top 10 Airlines with the largest number of aircrafts

1) United States’ American Airlines

It is the world’s largest airline when measured by fleet size and revenue.It flies to 350 destinations and operates a fleet of 956 aircraft that are manufactured by Airbus,Boeing, McDonnell Douglas and Embraer.

American Airlines, together with its regional partners ,operates a fleet of over 1,789 aircrafts.

2) United States’ Delta Air Lines

It flies to 325 destinations and operates a fleet of 876 aircraft manufactured by Airbus, Boeing, and McDonnell Douglas.

3) United States’ United Airlines

It flies to 342 destinations and operates a fleet of 763 aircraft, all Boeing and Airbus.

4) United States’ Southwest Airlines

It flies to 99 destinations and operates only Boeing 737 jetliner models.Its fleet of over 740 makes it the largest operator of the Boeing 737 worldwide, with each averaging six flights per day.





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5) China’s China Southern Airlines

It flies to 208 destinations and operates a fleet of 603 aircrafts from Airbus,Boeing, Comac and Brazilian-made Embraer.

6) China’s China Eastern Airlines

It flies to 217 destinations and operates a fleet of 526 aircrafts from Airbus, Boeing and Comac.

7) Ireland’s Ryanair

It flies to 225 destinations and operates a fleet of 443 aircrafts from Airbus, Boeing and Mitsubishi

8) China’s Air China

The flag carrier flies to 201 destinations.
It operates a fleet of 412 aircrafts from Airbus, Boeing and Comac.

9) United States’ FedEx Express

The world’s largest Cargo airline flies to 375+ destinations. It operates a fleet of 389 aircrafts from Airbus, Boeing and McDonnell Douglas.

10) Turkey’s Turkish Airlines

The national flag carrier airline of Turkey  flies to 304 destinations. It operates a fleet of 330 aircrafts from Airbus and Boeing .

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