List of airlines of the United States

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This is a list of airlines which have an Air Operator Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration of the United States. Cities in bold indicate the airline is headquartered nearby.

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Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900
American Airlines Boeing 777-200ER
Delta Air Lines Boeing 747-400
Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767-300ER
Horizon Airlines Dash 8 Q400
SkyWest Airlines (as Delta Connection) CRJ-700
Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700
United Airlines Boeing 747-400
US Airways Airbus A330
Airline IATA ICAO Callsign Hub Airport(s) Founded Notes
ABX Air GB ABX ABEX Wilmington, OH 1980 Cargo and charter company
Air Choice One Airlines 3E WBR ACO St. Louis
Chicago
1979 Founded as Multi-Aero Corporation
Aero Contractors 1979
Air Cargo Carriers 2Q SNC NIGHT CARGO 1986
Air Evac 1969 Formerly Samaritan AirEvac
AirNet Express USC STAR CHECK 1974
AirStar Executive Airways AIRSTAR Marathon 2004
Air Sunshine YI RSI AIR SUNSHINE 1982
Air Transport International 8C ATN AIR TRANSPORT Toledo 1978 Founded as US Airways and Commenced operations 1988 as Air Transport International
Air Wisconsin ZW AWI WISCONSIN Philadelphia
Washington National
1965 Operates as US Airways Express
Alaska Airlines AS ASA ALASKA Seattle-Tacoma
Anchorage
Los Angeles
Portland, OR
1932 Founded as McGee Airways and commenced operations in 1944 as Alaska Airlines
Alaska Central Express KO AER Ace Air Anchorage 1996
Alaska Seaplane Service J5 Juneau 1997[1]
Allegiant Air G4 AAY ALLEGIANT Las Vegas
Bellingham
Fort Lauderdale
Fort Myers/Punta Gorda
Honolulu
Los Angeles
Oakland
Orlando/Sanford
Phoenix/Mesa
Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater
1997 Founded as WestJet Express
Aloha Air Cargo KH AAH ALOHA Honolulu 1946 Founded as Trans-Pacific Airlines and separated from now-defunct Aloha Airlines in 2008.
Alpine Air Express 5A AIP ALPINE AIR 1972
Ameriflight A8 AMF AMFLIGHT Burbank 1968 Founded as California Air Charter
Amerijet International M6 AJT AMERIJET Fort Lauderdale
Miami
1974
Ameristar Jet Charter None AJI AMERISTAR Dallas-Addison
Willow Run
El Paso
2000 Cargo and charter company
American Airlines AA AAL AMERICAN Dallas-Ft. Worth
Chicago O'Hare
Miami
New York-JFK
Los Angeles
1934 Founded as American Airways
Atlas Air 5Y GTI GIANT New York-JFKMiami
Los Angeles
Cincinnati
Anchorage
Houston
Huntsville
1992
Atlantic Airlines EX BJK BLACKJACK Lakeland
OrlandoTampa
1982[2]
Bemidji Airlines CH BMJ BEMIDJI Minneapolis-St. Paul 1946
Bering Air 8E BRG BERING AIR Nome
Kotzebue
Unalakleet
1979
Berry Aviation BYA BERRY San Marcos 1983
Big Island Air BIG BIG ISLE Kona 1985
Blue Moon Aviation Minneapolis-Saint Paul 2003
Boutique Air 4B BTQ BOUTIQUE 2007
C&M Airways RWG RED WING El Paso 1983
Cape Air 9K KAP CAIR Cape Cod 1989
Castle Aviation None CSJ CASTLE Akron 1986
Centurion Air Cargo WE CWC CHALLENGE CARGO Miami 1985
Chautauqua Airlines RP CHQ CHAUTAUQUA New York LaGuardia
St. Louis
Cincinnati
Houston Intercontinental
Cleveland
Washington Dulles
1973 Operates as American Eagle, United Express, Delta Connection, and US Airways Express
CommutAir C5 UCA COMMUTAIR Cleveland
Newark
1989 Operates as United Express
Compass Airlines CP CPZ COMPASS ROSE DetroitMinneapolis-St. Paul
Memphis
2006 Operates as Delta Connection
Contract Air Cargo TSU TRANSAUTO 1983
Corporate Air OJ CPT AIRSPUR Billings 1981
Corporate Flight Management VTE VOLUNTEER Smyrna 1982
Critical Air Medicine 1984
CSA Air IRO IRON AIR Iron Mountain 1998
Custom Air Transport 5R CTT CATT Fort Lauderdale 1995
Delta Air Lines DL DAL DELTA Atlanta
AmsterdamDetroit

Minneapolis/Saint. Paul
Boston
Cincinnati
Los Angeles
New York-JFK
New York-LaGuardia
Paris
Salt Lake City
Seattle
Tokyo-Narita[3][4]

1924 Founded as Huff Daland Dusters
Delta Jets ELJ ELITE JET Cincinnati 1984
Empire Airlines EM CFS EMPIRE Hayden, ID
Spokane
1977
Endeavor Air 9E FLG FLAGSHIP Detroit
Minneapolis-Saint Paul
New York JFK
New York LaGuardia
Operates as Delta Connection
Envoy Air MQ EGF EAGLE FLIGHT Dallas-Ft. Worth
Chicago O'Hare
Miami
Los Angeles
Boston
New York LaGuardia
1984 Founded as American Eagle Airlines; Operates as American Eagle
Era Alaska 7H ERR ERAH Anchorage
Fairbanks
Unalakleet
Barrow
2010
Everts Air 3Z VTS EVERTS Fairbanks
Anchorage
1978 see also: Everts Air Cargo
Executive Airlines OW EGF EAGLEFLIGHT San Juan
Miami
Dallas-Ft. Worth
1986
ExpressJet EV ASQ ACEY Houston
Newark
Cleveland
Denver
Chicago
Washington Dulles
Atlanta
Dallas-Fort Worth
1986 Operates as American Eagle, United Express, and Delta Connection
Express One International EO LHN LONGHORN Orlando-Sanford 1983
Falcon Air Express 6F FAO PANTHER Miami 1995
FedEx Express FX FDX FEDEX Memphis
Indianapolis
Anchorage
Fort Worth
Greensboro
Newark
Oakland
Miami
Toronto
Paris
Guangzhou
1971
Flight Alaska 4Y TUD TUNDRA Bethel 1955
Florida West International Airways RF FWL FLO WEST Miami 1981
Freight Runners Express FRG FREIGHT Milwaukee 1985
Frontier Airlines F9 FFT FRONTIER FLIGHT DenverAtlanta

Chicago-O'Hare
Cleveland

Miami

Orlando
Trenton
Washington-Dulles

1994
Frontier Flying Service 2F FTA FRONTIER-AIR Fairbanks 1950
FS Air Service 4A EYE SOCKEYE Anchorage 1986
GoJet Airlines G7 GJS LINDBERGH Chicago-O'Hare

Cincinnati

Denver

Detroit

New York-LaGuardia

2005 Operates as United Express and Delta Connection
Grand Canyon Airlines YR CVU CANYON VIEW 1927
Grant Aviation GV GUN HOOT 1971
Great Lakes Airlines ZK GLA LAKES AIR Denver

Los Angeles

Phoenix

Harris Air
Hawaiian Airlines HA HAL HAWAIIAN Honolulu
Kahului (Maui)
1929
Horizon Air QX QXE HORIZON AIR Seattle
Portland
ImagineAir IMG IMAGINE 2005
Island Air WP MKU MOKU 1980
Island Airlines ISA ISLAND Barnstable Municipal Airport
Nantucket Memorial Airport
Island Airways
JetBlue Airways B6 JBU JETBLUE New York-JFK
Boston
Fort Lauderdale
Long Beach (CA)
Orlando
San Juan
Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System DOJ Justice Oklahoma City

Anchorage

Alexandria, LA

Mesa, AZ

Virgin Islands

Kalitta Air K4 CKS CONNIE Ypsilanti

Oscoda

Anchorage

Bahrain

Hong Kong

Newark

New York-JFK

1967 Oscoda, MI is home to Kalitta's maintenance base/hub
Kalitta Charters K9 KFS KALITTA Ypsilanti
Kenmore Air
Key Lime Air
L-3 Flight International Aviation
Logistic Air
Lynden Air Cargo
Martinaire Addison

Lansing

Merlin Airways MEI AVALON
Mesa Airlines YV ASH AIRSHUTTLE
Miami Air International LL BSK BICKAYNE Miami
Mid-Atlantic Freight
Mokulele Airlines MW
Millennium Aviation
Mountain Air Cargo
Nantucket Airlines
National Airlines N8 NCR NATIONAL CARGO
New England Airlines EJ NEA NEW ENGLAND
New Mexico Airlines LW NMI TSUNAMI
Northern Air Cargo NC NAC YUKON Anchorage

Fairbanks

1956
Omni Air International OY OAE OMNI EXPRESS Tulsa
Pacific Wings LW NMI TSUNAMI 1974
PenAir KS PEN PENINSULA
Phoenix Air
Piedmont Airlines PDT PIEDMONT Charlotte

Philadelphia

Washington-National

Operates as US Airways Express
Platinum Airlines
Polar Air Cargo PO PAC POLAR 1993
Presidential Airways
PSA Airlines JIA BLUE STREAK Charlotte

Philadelphia

Washington-National

Operates as US Airways Express
Republic Airlines XY RPA BRICKYARD Atlantic CityCharlotte

Chicago-O'Hare

Denver

Laughlin/Bullhead

Miami

Newark

Philadelphia

Tunica

Washington-Dulles

Washington-National

Operates as American Eagle, Caesars Entertainment, United Express, and US Airways Express
Ryan Air Services 7S* RYA RYAN AIR Aniak
Bethel
Emmonak
Kotzebue
Nome
St. Mary's
Unalakleet
Cargo airline; Not associated with Ireland's Ryanair
Salmon Air S6 MBI
Scenic Airlines YR SCE SCENIC 1967
SeaPort Airlines K5 SQH SASQUATCH Portland International Airport
Memphis International Airport
San Diego International Airport
Shuttle America S5 TCF MERCURY Chicago-O'Hare

Newark

New York-LaGuardia

Operates as United Express and Delta Connection
Sierra Pacific Airlines SI SPA SIERRA PACIFIC 1971
Silver Airways 3M SIL SILVER WINGS Fort Lauderdale Operates as United Express and Silver Airways
Sky Lease Cargo GG KYE TRADEWINDS EXPRESS 1969
Sky King, Inc. 5K SGB SONGBIRD Miami 1990
Skyway Enterprises KI SKZ SKYWAY-INC 1981
SkyWest Airlines OO SKW SKYWEST Chicago-O'Hare

Denver

Detroit

Houston

Los Angeles

Minneapolis

Phoenix

Portland, OR

Salt Lake City

San Francisco

Seattle

1972 Operates as United Express, US Airways Express, Delta Connection, and American Eagle, and as SkyWest Airlines in a partnership with Alaska Airlines
Southern Air 9S SOO SOUTHERN AIR Cincinnati
Anchorage
1999
Southwest Airlines WN SWA SOUTHWEST 'Dallas-Love Field'Chicago-Midway
Atlanta
Baltimore
Denver
Houston-Hobby
Las Vegas
Los Angeles

Milwaukee
Nashville
Oakland
Orlando
Phoenix
San Diego
St. Louis

Tampa

1967 Commenced operations June 1971
Spirit Airlines NK NKS SPIRIT WINGS Fort Lauderdale
DetroitChicago-O'Hare
1980 Founded as Charter One
Sportsflight Airways 1994
Sun Country Airlines SY SCX Sun Country Minneapolis-St. PaulDallas/Fort Worth

Lansing

1982
Superior Aviation SO HKA SPEND AIR 1979
Swift Air Q7 SWQ SWIFTFLIGHT Phoenix 1997
Tepper Aviation Bob Sikes Airport 1987
Trans-Florida Airlines TFA TRANS FLORIDA Daytona Beach 1966
Trans States Airlines AX LOF WATERSKI Chicago-O'Hare

Cleveland

Denver

Pittsburgh

1982 Founded as Resort Air. Operates as United Express and US Airways Express
Ultimate Air Shuttle UJC ULTIMATE Cincinnati Municipal 2009
United Airlines UA UAL UNITED Chicago-O'HareHouston

Newark
Denver
San Francisco

Washington-Dulles
Los Angeles

Guam
Tokyo-Narita

1926 Founded as Varney Air Lines and commenced operations 1934 as United Air Lines
UPS Airlines 5X UPS UPS Louisville
Philadelphia
Los Angeles/Ontario
Dallas/Fort Worth
Chicago-RockfordHamilton

Cologne-Bonn

Hong Kong

Shanghai

Shenzhen

1988
US Airways US AWE CACTUS Phoenix
Charlotte
Philadelphia
Washington-National
1937 Soon to be phased out and replaced by American Airlines due to the merge
USA Jet Airlines UJ JUS JET USA Ypsilanti
Laredo International Airport
1994
Victory Air Transport 2003
Virgin America VX VRD REDWOOD San Francisco
Los AngelesDallas-Love Field
2004
West Air PCM PAC VALLEY Las Vegas
Ontario
Oakland
Sacramento
San Diego
1988
Wiggins Airways WG WIG WIGGINS AIRWAYS Manchester 1929
Wings of Alaska K5 SQH SASQUACH Juneau 1982
Xtra Airways XP CXP CASINO EXPRESS Myrtle Beach
San Antonio
1987

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.yelp.com/biz/alaska-seaplane-service-llc-juneau
  2. ^ http://www.linkedin.com/company/atlantic-airlines-inc-
  3. ^ "Stats & Facts". Delta Air Lines. June 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Global Network". Delta Air Lines. June 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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