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User currently offlineScott From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 0 posts, RR: 1
Posted (15 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 573 times:

What is the largest U.S. airline in terms of number of planes and/or number of passengers? Thanks.

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User currently offlineflyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (15 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 573 times:

AA is the largest in terms of planes (its all of those MD-80s!).
DL is the largest in terms of passengers.
UA is the largest in terms of profits (I think).


User currently offlineFedEx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 573 times:

UAL is the LARGEST of them all!!!
Flyf15 stats are right though!


User currently offlineBryanG From United States of America, joined May 1999, 436 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (15 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 573 times:

Delta carried the most passengers (over 100 million last year I think) and I'm pretty sure that UAL is the largest in terms of planes with around 630. I hope someone can correct me if I am wrong...

User currently offlineAviator_ua From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (15 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 573 times:

You both hit it. For years, UAL has had the largest number of aircraft.

User currently offlineAirbear From Australia, joined May 2001, 648 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (15 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 573 times:

United. no question. proposed 530 planes by 2003 or something like that. I believe that number includes United Express and Shuttle by United

User currently offlinen4khgirl From United States of America, joined May 1999, 297 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (15 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 573 times:

Hi all! I have heard that Delta (last year) carried more passengers than any other US airline.
I've gotta go,
Camille


User currently offlinejr From United States of America, joined May 1999, 968 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (15 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 573 times:

American Airlines has 649 aircraft (info is on their web site)
and american eagle has well over 200 aircraft.



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