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Airline With The Most Destinations?  
User currently offlineAv8trxx From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 657 posts, RR: 6
Posted (12 years 11 months 2 hours ago) and read 2411 times:

What single airline flies to the most destinations??? And how many cities do they serve?

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User currently offlineTOMASKEMPNER From Mexico, joined May 2001, 389 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 1 hour ago) and read 2369 times:

I believe is one of the big european ones .
BA, KL, AF or LH, of these four the only one flying to Australasia is BA, although AF flies to PPT and NOU thorough LAX and NRT.


User currently offlineCapt.Picard From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 1 hour ago) and read 2348 times:

Do we mean total cities served, including domestic & international?-I would have thought in that case, one of the US carriers, with their massive domestic coverage would come out top.

If purely international, could well be one of the European carriers such as LH or BA.

You've got to remember, BA has the 'advantage' that it's domestic network is geographically constrained, so it can only really fly 'outside' of the UK to get anywhere interesting!  Laugh out loud

Regards


User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 11 months 1 hour ago) and read 2333 times:

ATA (suprisingly, I'm not kidding). Don't know if this is still the case though...

User currently offlineAv8trxx From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 657 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months ago) and read 2318 times:

The airline with the most total cities on their route map: dometic (& international if applicable).

ATA? I was thinking maybe United or British. Got any numbers? Other ideas?


User currently offlineMah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 33289 posts, RR: 71
Reply 5, posted (12 years 11 months ago) and read 2320 times:

It is not ATA. At least not if your talking scheduled. My guess, based solely on all thier point-to-point routes, is AMR Corporation (American Airlines, American Eagle, American Connection). If not AA, then DL.


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User currently offlineZeus01 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 744 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (12 years 11 months ago) and read 2304 times:

Continental has a sign at IAH saying that they fly to the most destinations of any airline. Can they advertise this if its nto true?

User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 7, posted (12 years 11 months ago) and read 2291 times:

I'm making an educated guess here, altho I have no numbers to back me up. It seems to me that British Airways flies to the most international cities, while United Airlines may have the most domestic cities served in the USA. I believe UA is the only carrier flying to all 50 states in the union. Again, just an theory on my part. Regards.


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User currently offlineTimberwolf24 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 576 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (12 years 11 months ago) and read 2289 times:

I forget the year, I think 98 or 99 ATA did fly to over 400 destinations world wide. That was when ATA had a larger charter opperation and most of them were just a one time deal. On a scheduled bases I would think UA, AA, DL, BA or LH would all be at the top.


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User currently offlineLt-AWACS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2270 times:

I've seen those Continental ads, I've also read Continental flies to the most International Destinations of any US airline, (remember they fly to many, many Mexican Cities, and that counts) Don't know if CO Micronesia counts or not.

User currently offlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2242 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2257 times:
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ATA has 39 Destinations mabye UAL would have more or American since they bought TWA.


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User currently offlineLV From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 2007 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2228 times:

No airline flies to all 50 states as Delaware is the only state without scheduled air service. Besides, when United pulled out of Jackson, that ended Mississippi service.

My question, are we defining strictly by airline or by airline and its affliates (ie AA or AA and AE and AC, UA or UA and UA Express, DL or DL Connection, DL Shuttle, DL Express) also, how about destinations by codeshare?


User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6903 posts, RR: 7
Reply 12, posted (12 years 10 months 4 weeks ago) and read 2174 times:

Don't have any recent foreign timetables, but:

AA's 5 Sept timetable shows 177 AA/TW destinations. This includes seasonal ones (ANC and the Colorado ski airports) but not Amer Eagle and of course not codeshares.

UA's 5 Sept lists 126; DL's 1 Dec shows 155 (or 154 if you don't include Delta Express).

CO's 6 Sept shows about 132 not including CO Micronesia. The Houston billboard either referred to destinations from Houston, or included CO Express and so on.

All of these could be miscounted by one or two.


User currently offlineAv8trxx From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 657 posts, RR: 6
Reply 13, posted (12 years 10 months 4 weeks ago) and read 2163 times:

Timz- Excellent! Seems AA wins for US carriers. Now what about worldwide? I wonder how these numbers stack up against BA. They are my guess for most cities served by any single carrier if it's not AA.

User currently offlineCVG777 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 1251 posts, RR: 5
Reply 14, posted (12 years 10 months 4 weeks ago) and read 2151 times:

AA's December 15th timetable shows about 159 AA/TWA destinations. So AA still seeems to have clinched it--in the US at least.

Delta's Sept 1st showed about 160 to 165 destinations, but I haven't seen there latest timetable.

What about American Eagle or Delta Connection? Isn't American Eagle considered its own airline since all of the seperate airlines merged into one. Someone want to do the tally on some of the regional carriers?


User currently offlineMah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 33289 posts, RR: 71
Reply 15, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2149 times:

AA mainline will be adding four destinations this year as well: VLN, MDE, SDI, and PUJ.


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