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 FY2018 revenues, there were 17 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
- Envoy Air (subsidiary of American Airlines Group)
- Republic Airlines (subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings)
- SkyWest Airlines (subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc.)
- "14 C.F.R. 241 §04 - Air Carrier Groupings". Code of Federal Regulations (PDF). US Government Publishing Office. p. 113.
- Chadwick, Jr., William; Gorham, Jeff (October 1, 2018) [effective January 1, 2019]. Air Carrier Groupings 2019 — Directive No.328 (PDF). Accounting and Reporting Directive of the Office of Airline Information (Report). 328. Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, United States Department of Transportation. Retrieved September 29, 2018.
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