Major airlines of the United States
The United States Department of Transportation defines a major carrier or major airline carrier as a U.S.-based airline that posts more than $1 billion in revenue during a fiscal year, grouped accordingly as "Group III".
According to FY2022 revenues, there were 19 major carriers who meet the requirement for Group III status.
- Alaska Airlines
- Allegiant Air
- American Airlines*
- Delta Air Lines*
- Frontier Airlines
- Hawaiian Airlines
- Southwest Airlines*
- Spirit Airlines
- United Airlines*
(*) - considered as one of the "Big 4" major U.S. national airlines
- Envoy Air (subsidiary of American Airlines Group)
- Republic Airways
- SkyWest Airlines
- Atlas Air
- FedEx Express
- Kalitta Air
- Polar Air Cargo (subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings)
- UPS Airlines
- USA Jet Airlines
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- Legacy carrier
- ^ "14 CFR 241.04 - Air Carrier Groupings". Code of Federal Regulations (PDF). US Government Publishing Office. p. 113.
- ^ Chadwick, Jr., William; Gorham, Jeff (October 7, 2022) [effective January 1, 2023]. Air Carrier Groupings 2023 (PDF). Accounting and Reporting Directive of the Office of Airline Information (Report). Vol. 337. Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, United States Department of Transportation. Retrieved March 13, 2023.
- ^ Mazareanu, Elena (3 February 2023). "Domestic Market Share of Leading U.S. Airlines from January to December 2021". Statista. Archived from the original on 13 March 2023.