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Airlines With The Highest Market Capitalization?  
User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Posted (1 year 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3760 times:

Can anyone give me the top 10 list? I would say Southwest then SQ then CX?

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User currently offlineTW From Germany, joined Jul 2011, 62 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3469 times:

I found the following on google finance. I'm not sure it's 100% accurate because some of the airlines are traded on different market places and market cap was different according to which stock symbol I looked up. The category "Airline" only has 18 companies, LH,SQ, CX not being part of it.

Delta
LATAM
Ryanair
Singapore
Lufthansa
Southwest
United
Cathay
China Southern
China Eastern


User currently offlineBestWestern From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2000, 7076 posts, RR: 57
Reply 2, posted (1 year 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3443 times:

According to this 2011 report, Air China has the highest market cap.

http://centreforaviation.com/analysi...irtran--us-air-combined-pt-1-47146

Quoting United Airline (Thread starter):
Can anyone give me the top 10 list?

1
Air China
Asia Pacific
18.99
2
Singapore Airlines
Asia Pacific
12.70
3
China Southern
Asia Pacific
10.54
4
China Eastern
Asia Pacific
9.20
5
Lufthansa
Europe
9.16
6
LAN Airlines
Latin America
9.12
7
Cathay Pacific
Asia Pacific
9.09
8
All Nippon Airways
Asia Pacific
8.80
9
Southwest Airlines
North America
8.65
10
Delta Air Lines
North America
8.47



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User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (1 year 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 3071 times:

Both reports are so different. Which one is right?

User currently offlineTW From Germany, joined Jul 2011, 62 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2950 times:

BestWestern's ranking was accurate on March 3rd 2011, so about 2 years ago.

I took the latest market cap data that I could find on google finance, so figures from February 1st 2013, but I listed the limitations of my findings.

You could go on each of the airlines' websites and go to the investor relations page to find the best data. I'm sure there are some recent rankings in some aviation related magazine as well.


User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 24786 posts, RR: 22
Reply 5, posted (1 year 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2664 times:

Air China has been #1 for several years. Don't think that has changed recently. Here's one ranking dated last September.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/...ver-airlines-idUSS1E78K20B20110921


User currently offline1337Delta764 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6431 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (1 year 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2590 times:

Looking up stock quotes for airlines, here are the market caps for U.S. airlines:

Delta (DAL) - 11.77B
Southwest (LUV) - 8.32B
United (UAL) - 8.00B
US Airways (LCC) - 2.29B
JetBlue (JBLU) - 1.63B
Allegiant (ALGT) - 1.41B
Spirit (SAVE) - 1.35B
SkyWest (SKYW) - 633.16M
AMR/American (AAMRQ) - 409.03M
Republic (RJET) - 407.78M

[Edited 2013-02-04 11:28:54]


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