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Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Wed Jul 05, 2006 11:44 pm

I have lately been editing Wikipedia articles on top operators of aircraft, and now I would like to know who are the top 5 operators for the following aircraft. Both passenger and cargo airlines count.

Boeing:
  • 717 (Airtran is probably #1)
  • 737 (WN is probably #1)


Airbus:
  • A300
  • A310
  • A320 series
  • A330
  • A340


MD:
  • DC-10 (FedEx is probably #1)
  • MD-11 (FedEx is also probably #1)


I have successfully done the 747, 757, 767, and 777.
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Wed Jul 05, 2006 11:50 pm

How could you forget NW and the DC9's?  Cool
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Wed Jul 05, 2006 11:54 pm

Northwest would be very near the top for both the 320 and 330.
 
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Wed Jul 05, 2006 11:54 pm

Boeing 717: AirTran is #1 with 87 in service. Midwest is a distant 2nd with 25.
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Wed Jul 05, 2006 11:55 pm

Quoting IAHFLYR (Reply 1):
How could you forget NW and the DC9's?

On the DC-9 article, the format is a bit different, since the article covers the DC-9, MD-80, and the MD-90. I simply put the largest operators of each, with NW being the largest DC-9 operator, American being the largest MD-80 operator, and Delta being the largest MD-90 operator.
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:04 am

Recommendation: airlinerlist.net's spreadsheets list operators in order of size at the bottom of each.

Quoting 1337Delta764 (Reply 4):
Delta being the largest MD-90 operator

Almost positive this is not true.
 
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:05 am

Quoting Simairlinenet (Reply 5):
Almost positive this is not true.

I think you're right and believe Saudi has more MD90s than DL.
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:06 am

Why not do some research on the internet and in the airline's annual reports and get the correct information to answer your questions?
 
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:14 am

Quoting Bobnwa (Reply 2):
Northwest would be very near the top for both the 320 and 330.

A330s?

Cathay + Dragon = 41 A333 / 15 A343 / 3 A346
= biggest operator of A333s and biggest combined A330/A340 fleet.
A310/A319/20/21/A332/3/A343/6/A388/B732/5/7/8/B742/S/4/B752/B763/B772/3/W/E145/J41/MD11/83/90
 
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:18 am

A300:
1. UPS (50)
2. FedEx (49)
3. AA (34)
4. JAL (24)
5. Thai (21)

A310:
1. FedEx (58)
2. Air India (18)
3 / 4. PIA / Air TransAt (11 each)
5. Iran Air / Turkish AL / German AF / Sibir (7 each)

A32X:
1. United (Incl. Ted) (152)
2. Air France (140)
3. Northwest (139)
4. US Airways (138)
5. Air Canada (105)

A330:
1. Emirates (29)
2. Cathay (26)
3. Qatar Airways (22)
4. Northwest (20)
5. Korean (19)

A340:
1. Lufthansa (39)
2. Iberia (31)
3. Air France (21)
4 / 5. Virgin Atlantic / Cathay Pacific / Emirates / South African (18 each)

All info from www.airlinerlist.com

Quoting 1337Delta764 (Reply 4):
Delta being the largest MD-90 operator.

Delta is not the largest MD-90 operator, that title goes to Saudia.
 
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:20 am

US/HP could take the top for the 320 series. Combined, they have 208 321/320/319s.
 
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:21 am

Scorpio, it was very nice of you to do 1337Delta's Homework for him...... be careful, he may now ask you to write his Chemistry term paper.  Silly
 
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:23 am

For the DC8, UPS can top it w/36 of them.
 
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:27 am

Quoting Dutchjet (Reply 11):
be careful, he may now ask you to write his Chemistry term paper.

In that case... he's f*cked  Silly
 
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:29 am

Quoting Cloudyapple (Reply 8):
A330s?

I would consider #4 to be very near the top, wouldn't you
 
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RE: Top 5 Operators Of The Following Aircraft

Thu Jul 06, 2006 1:09 am

Quoting Dutchjet (Reply 11):
Scorpio, it was very nice of you to do 1337Delta's Homework for him...... be careful, he may now ask you to write his Chemistry term paper.

Once the site was mentioned, I actually updated all the Airbus aircraft myself.
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