List of largest airlines in North America

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This is a list of the largest airlines in North America:

North America[edit]

Passenger airlines[edit]

This is a list of North America's largest passenger airlines in terms of enplaned passengers, fleet size and number of destinations:

Rank Airline 2014i 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 Fleet Destinations Source
1 United States Texas American Airlines1 149,014,560 108,735,415 107,806,578 106,013,737 105,163,576 104,467,549 111,874,652 954 339 [1]
2 United States Georgia (U.S. state) Delta Air Lines2 129,549,212 164,656,327 164,571,529 163,838,348 162,614,714 161,070,926 106,070,000 719 322 [2]
3 United States Illinois United Airlines3 104,472,000 139,209,000 140,441,000 141,799,000 145,550,000 81,421,000 86,412,000 705 374 [3]
4 United States Texas Southwest Airlines4 101,701,969 133,155,030 133,978,100 135,274,464 130,948,747 101,339,000 101,921,000 694 96 [4]
5 Canada Quebec Air Canada 8,700,000(Mar) 35,800,000 34,900,000 33,900,000 32,000,000 30,961,000 33,171,000 194 178 [5]
6 United States New York JetBlue Airways 24,090,704 30,463,226 28,956,213 26,370,318 24,253,933 22,449,945 21,920,442 188 71 [6]
7 United States Washington (state) Alaska Airlines5 21,996,000 27,414,000 25,896,000 24,790,000 23,334,000 15,561,000 16,809,000 169 93 [7]
8 Canada Alberta WestJet 6,400,000 (Mar) 18,500,000 17,423,000 16,041,000 15,174,000 14,039,000 14,283,000 120 90 [8]
9 Mexico Mexico City Aeroméxico 5,465,000 (Mar) 15,488,000 14,812,000 14,334,000 11,391,000 6,250,000 7,659,000 108 80 [9]
10 United States Florida Spirit Airlines 10,584,316 12,413,812 10,422,548 8,517,586 6,951,728 n/a n/a 51 52 [10]
11 United States Colorado Frontier Airlines N/A N/A 13,246,109 14,937,983 14,603,935 n/a n/a 77 71 [11]
12 United States Hawaii Hawaiian Airlines 7,640,795 9,935,743 9,484,204 8,666,319 8,424,288 8,344,608 7,856,711 48 25 [12]
13 United States Nevada Allegiant Air 6,211,817 7,103,366 6,591,707 6,175,808 5,903,184 5,328,436 4,298,748 66 79 [13]
14 United States California Virgin America 4,394,000 (Aug) 6,329,000 6,219,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 53 23 [14]
15 United States Minnesota Sun Country n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 17 31 [15]
Notes
  • ^i Year to Date
  • ^1 Numbers on and after 2014 are for the merged American/US Airways
  • ^2 Numbers on and after 2009 are for the merged Delta/Northwest
  • ^3 Numbers on and after 2010 are for the merged United/Continental
  • ^4 Numbers on and after 2010 are for the merged Southwest/AirTran
  • ^5 Includes Horizon Air

Regional airlines[edit]

This is a list of North America's largest regional airlines in terms of number of passengers and fleet size:

Rank Airline 2014I 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 Fleet size Source
1 United States Utah SkyWest, Inc. 44,622,305 60,581,948 58,803,690 55,836,271 40,411,089 34,544,772 33,461,819 758 [16]
2 United States Indiana Republic Airways Holdings 16,985,158 26,755,432 30,812,958 31,356,550 31,959,032 22,983,8107 18,915,618 244 [17]
Notes
  • ^I Year to Date

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