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 Carter Company
Air Choice One Airlines 3E WBR ACO St. Louis, MO
Chicago O'Hare International Airport
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 None USC STAR CHECK 1974
AirNow None RLR Rattler 1959
AirStar Executive Airways AIRSTAR Florida Keys Marathon Airport Florida Keys (MTH) 2004
Air Sunshine YI RSI AIR SUNSHINE 1982
AirTran Airways FL TRS CITRUS Atlanta
Baltimore
Milwaukee
Orlando
1992 Acquired by Southwest Airlines, combined operating certificate issued March 2012. Integration already started to completely merge AirTran to Southwest. Founded as ValuJet Airlines.
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 International Airport
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
1965 Operates as US Airways Express
Alaska Airlines AS ASA ALASKA Seattle-Tacoma
Anchorage
Portland, OR
Los Angeles
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 None None Juneau 1997[1]
Allegiant Air G4 AAY ALLEGIANT Las Vegas
Orlando (Orlando/Sanford)
Tampa
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Fort Lauderdale (North Miami)
Bellingham (Seattle/Vancouver)
Fort Myers
Los Angeles
Myrtle Beach
Chicago Rockford International Airport
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 Bob Hope Airport 1968 Found as California Air Charter
Amerijet International M6 AJT AMERIJET Fort Lauderdale
Miami
1974
Ameristar Air Cargo None AJI AMERISTAR Dallas
Willow Run
El Paso
2000
Ameristar Jet Charter None AJI AMERISTAR Dallas
Willow Run
El Paso
2000
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 Miami International Airport
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Anchorage International Airport
George Bush Intercontinental Airport
Huntsville International Airport
1992
Atlantic Airlines EX BJK BLACKJACK Tampa International Airport
Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
Orlando International Airport
1982[2]
Bemidji Airlines CH BMJ BEMIDJI Minneapolis-St. Paul 1946
Bering Air 8E BRG BERING AIR Nome Airport
Ralph Wien Memorial Airport
Unalakleet Airport
1979
Berry Aviation BYA BERRY San Marcos Municipal Airport 1983
Big Island Air BIG BIG ISLE Kona International Airport 1985
Blue Moon Aviation Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport 2003
C&M Airways RWG RED WING El Paso International Airport 1983
Cape Air 9K KAP CAIR Barnstable Municipal Airport 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 (US Airways Express)
St. Louis (AmericanConnection)
Cincinnati (Delta Connection)
Houston Intercontinental, Cleveland (United Express)
Washington Dulles (United Express)
1973 Operates as American Eagle for American Airlines, United Express for United Airlines, Delta Connection for Delta Air Lines, Frontier Express for Frontier Airlines and US Airways Express for US Airways
CommutAir C5 UCA COMMUTAIR Cleveland, Newark (United Express) 1989 Operates as United Express for United Airlines
Compass Airlines CP CPZ COMPASS ROSE Minneapolis-St. Paul
Detroit
Memphis
2006
Contract Air Cargo None TSU TRANSAUTO 1983
Corporate Air OJ CPT AIRSPUR Billings 1981
Corporate Flight Management None VTE VOLUNTEER Smyrna 1982
Critical Air Medicine 1984
CSA Air None IRO IRON AIR Iron Mountain 1998
Custom Air Transport 5R CTT CATT Fort Lauderdale 1995
Delta Air Lines DL DAL DELTA Atlanta
Cincinnati
Salt Lake City
New York-JFK
Detroit
Minneapolis/St. Paul
Memphis
Amsterdam
Tokyo-Narita
Paris-Charles de Gaulle
New York LaGuardia
1924
Delta AirElite Business Jets ELJ ELITE JET Cincinnati 1984
Empire Airlines EM CFS EMPIRE Coeur d'Alene Airport
Spokane International Airport
1977
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
Era Alaska 7H ERR ERAH Anchorage
Fairbanks
Unalakleet
Barrow
2010
Evergreen International Airlines EZ EIA EVERGREEN Columbus, Ohio
Columbus, Georgia
New York JFK
Hong Kong
1975
Everts Air 3Z VTS EVERTS Fairbanks
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
1978 see also: Everts Air Cargo
Executive Airlines OW EGF EAGLEFLIGHT San Juan, Puerto Rico
Miami
Dallas-Ft. Worth
1986
ExpressJet EV ASQ ACEY Houston
Newark
Cleveland
Denver
Chicago
Washington D.C.
Atlanta
Fort Worth
1986
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 Airport 1955
Florida West International Airways RF FWL FLO WEST Miami-Dade County 1981
Freight Runners Express FRG FREIGHT Milwaukee 1985
Frontier Airlines F9 FFT FRONTIER FLIGHT Denver 1994
Frontier Flying Service 2F FTA FRONTIER-AIR Fairbanks 1950
FS Air Service 4A EYE SOCKEYE Anchorage 1986
GoJet Airlines G7 GJS LINDBERGH 2005
Grand Canyon Airlines
Grant Aviation
Great Lakes Airlines GLA Lakes Air
Harris Air
Hawaiian Airlines HA HAL HAWAIIAN Honolulu
Kahului
Horizon Air QX QXE HORIZON AIR Seattle

Portland

ImagineAir
Island Air WP MKU MOKU
Island Airlines ISA ISLAND Barnstable Municipal Airport
Nantucket Memorial Airport
Island Airways
JetBlue Airways B6 JBU JETBLUE New York-JFK
Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System DOJ Justice
Kalitta Air
Kalitta Charters
Kenmore Air
Key Lime Air
L-3 Flight International Aviation
Logistic Air
Lynden Air Cargo
Martinaire
Merlin Airways
Mesa Airlines YV ASH AIRSHUTTLE
Miami Air International LL BSK BICKAYNE
Mid-Atlantic Freight
Mokulele Airlines MW
Millennium Aviation
Mountain Air Cargo
Nantucket Airlines
National Airlines
New England Airlines
New Mexico Airlines LW NMI TSUNAMI
Northern Air Cargo
North American Airlines NA NAO NORTH AMERICAN
Omni Air International
Pacific Wings LW
PenAir KS PEN PENINSULA
Phoenix Air
Piedmont Airlines PDT PIEDMONT
Pinnacle Airlines 9E FLG Flagship Minneapolis-St. Paul
Detroit
Memphis
Atlanta
Platinum Airlines
Polar Air Cargo
Presidential Airways
PSA Airlines JIA BLUE STREAK
Republic Airlines XY BRICKYARD Indianapolis
Kansas City
Denver
Pittsburgh
Ryan Air Services 7S* RYA RYAN AIR Aniak Airport
Bethel Airport
Emmonak Airport
Kotzebue Airport
Nome Airport
St. Mary's Airport
Unalakleet Airport
Salmon Air
Scenic Airlines
Shuttle America S5 TCF MERCURY
Sierra Pacific Airlines
Silver Airways 3M SIL SILVER WINGS Fort Lauderdale
Sky Lease Cargo GG KYE TRADEWINDS EXPRESS 1969
Sky King, Inc. 5K SGB SONGBIRD Miami International Airport 1990
Skyway Enterprises KI SKZ SKYWAY-INC 1981
SkyWest Airlines OO SKW Skywest 1972 Operates as SkyWest Airlines in a partnership Alaska Airlines, as United Express on behalf of United Airlines, as US Airways Express on behalf of US Airways, as Delta Connection on behalf of Delta Air Lines, and as American Eagle on behalf of American Airlines
Southern Air 9S SOO Southern Air Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
1999
Southwest Airlines WN SWA SOUTHWEST Austin
Baltimore
Chicago
Dallas
Denver
Houston
Las Vegas
Los Angeles
Nashville
Oakland
Orlando
Phoenix
San Diego
1967 Commenced operations June 1971
Spirit Airlines NK NKS SPIRIT WINGS Fort Lauderdale
Detroit
1980 Founded as Charter One
Sportsflight Airways 1994
Sun Country Airlines SY SCX Sun Country Minneapolis/St. Paul 1982 Commenced operations January 1983
Superior Aviation SO HKA Spend Air 1979
Swift Air Q7 SWQ SWIFTFLIGHT Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport 1997
Tepper Aviation Bob Sikes Airport 1987
Trans-Florida Airlines TFA TRANS FLORIDA Daytona Beach International Airport 1966
Trans States Airlines AX LOF WaterSki 1982 Found as Resort Air. Operates as United Express for United Airlines and US Airways Express for US Airways
Ultimate Air Shuttle UJC ULTIMATE Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport 2009
United Airlines UA UAL UNITED Chicago-O'Hare
Denver
Washington-Dulles
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Tokyo-Narita
Houston-Intercontinental
Newark
Cleveland
Guam
1926 Founded as Varney Air Lines and commenced operations 1934 as United Air Lines
UPS Airlines 5X UPS UPS Louisville International Airport
Philadelphia International Airport
LA/Ontario International Airport
Bradley International Airport
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
Chicago Rockford International Airport
Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Miami International Airport
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
1988
US Airways US AWE CACTUS Philadelphia International Airport
Charlotte International Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
1937 Founded as All American Aviation and commenced operations in 1996 as US Airways
USA Jet Airlines UJ JUS Jet USA Willow Run Airport
Laredo International Airport
1994
Victory Air Transport 2003
Virgin America VX VRD REDWOOD San Francisco International Airport
Los Angeles
2004
West Air None PCM PAC VALLEY Las Vegas
Ontario
Oakland
Sacramento
San Diego
1988
Wiggins Airways WG WIG WIGGINS AIRWAYS Manchester-Boston Regional Airport 1929
Wings of Alaska K5 SQH SASQUACH Juneau International Airport 1982
World Airways WO WOA WORLD 1948
Xtra Airways XP CXP CASINO EXPRESS Myrtle Beach
San Antonio
1987

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