Largest Airlines in the world

 

Largest Airlines in the world

 

Largest Airlines by Passengers

The top 10 list based on 2021 data.

Airline Country
China Southern Air Holding  China
American Airlines Group  United States
Delta Air Lines Group  United States
China Eastern Air Holding  China
Air China Group  China
Southwest Airlines  United States
United Airlines Holdings  United States
Ryanair  Ireland
Hainan Airlines Group  China
Lufthansa Group  Germany

 

By Flown distance

American Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Delta Air Lines
United Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Emirates
Air China
Ryanair
Qatar Airways

 

 

By Company Revenue (in U$ billions)

The top 10 list based on Forbes.

Airline Revenue
Delta Air Lines 35.1
American Airlines Group 34.8
United Airlines Holdings 29
Lufthansa Group 19.9
Air France–KLM 16.9
Southwest Airlines 15.8
China Southern Airlines 15.8
Turkish Airlines 10.9
China Eastern Airlines 10.4
IAG 9.9

 

What is the largest airline in the world?

There are many rankings of the largest airlines based on different criteria.

  • The largest airline in the world by passengers is China Southern Air Holding.
  • The largest airline in the world by company revenue is Delta air lines.
  • The largest by flown distance is American Airlines.

 

Lists of the Largest Airlines by continent