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Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:57 pm

What are the top five foriegn airlines to the US in number of flights, cities and seats? From where to where? My guess would be in no particular order are, BA, AF, AC, Virgin and KLM. While we are at it what about from Asia and the other side of the Pacific?
 
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Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:59 pm



Quoting Mudboy (Thread starter):
BA, AF, AC, Virgin and KLM.

VS, KL, and AF are definitley not.

I would think AeroMexico, Air Canada, British Airways, Lufthansa, and Mexicana, but I'm not sure.
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Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:59 pm

I would guess Aeromexico would be high on the list as well.
 
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Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:09 pm

I'm not sure either, but I would definitely guess that Air Canada, British Airways and Mexicana are in the top three.
 
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Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:14 pm



Quoting Mudboy (Thread starter):
While we are at it what about from Asia and the other side of the Pacific?

From Asia: KE has the most destinations and flies a combination of 777-200s and 744s. KE probably has a few more destinations on the radar for the US. They still have to connect to NW's hubs as well as tap those cities that could do with Asia travel with a 787. (BOS) After KE is JL which flies 777-200s, and 744s. (not sure if they started 773ERs to the US). However JL's destination list is much smaller than KE.
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Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:16 pm

For the entire U.S., my guess would be British Airways and Lufthansa from Europe, Air Canada, Mexicana, and AeroMexico from the hemisphere. The number of American destinations served by their own metal (and not under "code-share" status) is much larger than other international airlines. In addition, AC, MX, and AM all have the advantage of serving multiple American cities from multiple locations in their own country!

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Quoting PanAm747 (Reply 5):
n a side note, my first thought was QANTAS, but that was from this picture:

Qantas is number two at LAX to Aeromexico on the last figures I saw posted here, and it was pretty close so they may have moved closer or even passed them. Even so given there only other North American services are less than daily service to SFO & HNL I doubt they are in the running for for top slot overall.

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Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:28 pm

In terms of cities, BA has to be near the top:
JFK EWR BOS PHL BWI IAD ATL MIA MCO TPA DTW ORD DFW IAH DEN LAX SFO SEA

LH comes pretty close:
JFK EWR BOS PHL IAD CLT ATL MIA DTW ORD DFW IAH DEN LAX SFO PDX SEA

No Asian carrier has that many online gateways.
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Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:37 pm

While it can be difficult to use and you have to download the data in a .csv to do any useful sorting the Top5 in 2006 were:

British Airways Plc: BA 5761059
Air Canada: AC 5755687
Lufthansa German Airlines: LH 4452938
Compagnie Nat'l Air France: AF 3523216
Compania Mexicana De Aviaci: MX 3309737

Source: http://www.transtats.bts.gov/Fields.asp?Table_ID=260
 
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Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:43 pm



Quoting PA110 (Reply 7):
In terms of cities, BA has to be near the top:
JFK EWR BOS PHL BWI IAD ATL MIA MCO TPA DTW ORD DFW IAH DEN LAX SFO SEA

add PHX.

Quoting PA110 (Reply 7):
LH comes pretty close:
JFK EWR BOS PHL IAD CLT ATL MIA DTW ORD DFW IAH DEN LAX SFO PDX SEA

add MCO
 
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Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 1):
VS, KL, and AF are definitley not.

If we start counting on seats KL is there. NW/KL share revenue on Transatlantic flights so half of NW's seats would be KL's (and the other way around).
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:28 am

If you combine AF & KL they would have to be up there as far as number of planes and passengers. Is it fair to count them as one?
 
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Quoting PA110 (Reply 7):
In terms of cities, BA has to be near the top:
JFK EWR BOS PHL BWI IAD ATL MIA MCO TPA DTW ORD DFW IAH DEN LAX SFO SEA

LH comes pretty close:
JFK EWR BOS PHL IAD CLT ATL MIA DTW ORD DFW IAH DEN LAX SFO PDX SEA

No Asian carrier has that many online gateways.

AC serves more US cities (over 40) than BA and LH combined
 
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 5:32 am

When you say foreign airlines, I assume you mean any airline that isn't a U.S. Airline.

My guesses would be Air Canada, West Jet, Aeromexico and Mexicana to top the list, with maybe British.

Of course most of the seats are low since they pretty much all use narrowbody aircraft.

Air Canada pretty much flies to every decent size metropolitan area in the U.S. in some form or another whether it is Jazz or Air Canada with multiple flights daily. I would say Air Canada at least in terms of flights/frequency would win it. Most of the European airlines only have one flight a day to the cities, with exception of alliance partner hubs etc. Aeromexico is probably in second place, followed by Mexicana or West Jet. I would assume British Airways would be the top European carrier.
 
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Quoting NASCARAirforce (Reply 13):
My guesses would be Air Canada, West Jet, Aeromexico and Mexicana to top the list, with maybe British.

Westjet is nowhere near the top.

The list was already posted. In 2006, it was BA, followed by AC, LH, AF, and MX.
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Quoting Jawake (Reply 11):
Is it fair to count them as one?

Not only it is fair to count them as "one", but it is actually the only logical count.
AF & KL are ONE single airline. "the names "Air France" & "KLM" are only commercial brands.

Back to the Topic, as mentionned in reply#8, the answer to the original question of this topic is :

1 - BA
2 - AC
3 - LH
4 - AF
5 - MX

That was for 2006. I believe if you add AF + KL, the correct list should be :

1 - BA
2 - AC
3 - AFKL
4 - LH
5 - MX
 
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:39 am



Quoting PanAm747 (Reply 5):
For the entire U.S., my guess would be British Airways and Lufthansa from Europe, Air Canada, Mexicana, and AeroMexico from the hemisphere.

That would have been my guess.

Quoting FlySSC (Reply 16):
That was for 2006. I believe if you add AF + KL, the correct list should be :

Then you would have to add LX to LH as well.
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:48 am



Quoting Columba (Reply 17):
Then you would have to add LX to LH as well.

I agree. But that wouldn't change that much the list, as the "contribution" of LX to LH is not significant as LX network to the US is very restricted.
 
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:56 am

It appears to me that AF/KL and LH/LX are listed separately because they each hold individual operating certificates.
 
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:41 pm



Quoting SoBe (Reply 19):
It appears to me that AF/KL and LH/LX are listed separately because they each hold individual operating certificates.

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Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:47 pm

So as a converse,

What are the top 5 Non-EU airlines to the EU?

I think these stats are more difficult to come by, but here is my guess.

AA
CO
DL
UA
EK?
 
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Quoting DLPMMM (Reply 21):
What are the top 5 Non-EU airlines to the EU?

My guess - and it's just that, a guess - would be, in this order:

1) SWISS (technically kind-of/sort-of non-EU!)
2) Delta
3) American
4) Continental
5) Emirates
 
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Don't forget the shitload of NW flights to Amsterdam guys.
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Quoting JRadier (Reply 23):
Don't forget the shitload of NW flights to Amsterdam guys.

AA has more flights to London than NW has to Amsterdam.
 
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Quoting SoBe (Reply 8):
British Airways Plc: BA 5761059
Air Canada: AC 5755687

..thanks for the data  thumbsup ....the difference between them is < 5400 pax (1/10th of 1%)...which basically makes it statistically irrelevant ....while technically BA have might have more, for practical purposes, its the same amount...quite interesting data indeed...
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Quoting SoBe (Reply 19):
It appears to me that AF/KL and LH/LX are listed separately because they each hold individual operating certificates.

OK. But since the combinability fares on AFKL, how do you "classify" a passenger who is flying HAM-CDG-LAX one way, and LAX-AMS-HAM on the way back, with the same fare, same ticket ?
Is he an Air France passenger or a KLM passenger ?
 
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Quoting Commavia (Reply 22):

1) SWISS (technically kind-of/sort-of non-EU!)
2) Delta
3) American
4) Continental
5) Emirates

For YTD stats, here's the US carrier breakdown to EU (Jan-May 2007):

1) Delta - 2.113 million
2) Continental - 1.781 million
3) American - 1.760 million
4) United - 1.461 million
5) Northwest - 1.053 million
6) US Airways - 607,000

Source: ATW October 2007

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Quoting Commavia (Reply 24):

AA has more flights to London than NW has to Amsterdam.

Last Sunday I landed at LHR, I counted no less than eight AA aircraft, whilst we taxied to the gate.

[Edited 2007-11-30 09:21:01]

[Edited 2007-11-30 09:22:20]
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Quoting SESGDL (Reply 27):
For YTD stats, here's the US carrier breakdown to EU (Jan-May 2007):

1) Delta - 2.113 million
2) Continental - 1.781 million
3) American - 1.760 million
4) United - 1.461 million
5) Northwest - 1.053 million
6) US Airways - 607,000

Source: ATW October 2007

Wow, I didn't realize that DL was that much ahead of the pack in pax numbers.

Does sombody have a number for EK or any other potential non-EU airlines (excluding Swiss, they are German anyway lol).
 
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Quoting PA110 (Reply 7):
In terms of cities, BA has to be near the top:
JFK EWR BOS PHL BWI IAD ATL MIA MCO TPA DTW ORD DFW IAH DEN LAX SFO SEA

Ok... I had to do this  Smile

I count 48 AC cities:

ALB ABE ATL BWI BOS SRQ CLT ORD CLE CMH
DFW DEN DTW FLL RSW MDT BDL IAH IND MCI
LAS LAX MHT MIA MKE MSP BNA EWR LGA JFK
MCO PHL PHX PIT PVD RDU ROC SAN SFO SEA
STL TPA IAD DCA HPN PBI OGG HNL

I may have missed 1 or 2, and hopefully I've filtered out the code-shares correctly.
 
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:58 pm

I would guess BA is the 2nd

LAX
MIA
BWI
BOS
ORD
DEN
DTW
DFW
IAH
JFK
EWR
PHL
PHX
SEA
IAD
MCO
TPA
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:03 pm



Quoting FlySSC (Reply 26):
OK. But since the combinability fares on AFKL, how do you "classify" a passenger who is flying HAM-CDG-LAX one way, and LAX-AMS-HAM on the way back, with the same fare, same ticket ?
Is he an Air France passenger or a KLM passenger ?

By the carrier's metal on the U.S. segment, not who issued the ticket.
 
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Quoting Yankees (Reply 31):
would guess BA is the 2nd

LAX
MIA
BWI
BOS
ORD
DEN
DTW
DFW
IAH
JFK
EWR
PHL
PHX
SEA
IAD
MCO
TPA

..you left out SFO... Wink


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Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:42 pm



Quoting Mudboy (Thread starter):
What are the top five foriegn airlines to the US in number of flights, cities and seats? From where to where? My guess would be in no particular order are, BA, AF, AC, Virgin and KLM. While we are at it what about from Asia and the other side of the Pacific?

Don't forget Lufthansa,

Quoting Commavia (Reply 22):
My guess - and it's just that, a guess - would be, in this order:

1) SWISS (technically kind-of/sort-of non-EU!)

Switzerland is right in the middle of Europe
 
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It might be in the middle, but it isn't part of the European Union (Norway and Sweden? aren't either).
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:17 pm

What about Grupo Taca? They may fly to less cities in the US than Mexican but have more flights per day.
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:23 pm



Quoting MIA (Reply 36):
What about Grupo Taca? They may fly to less cities in the US than Mexican but have more flights per day.

No. Its not even close. They have more flights to Miami than MX or AM, but that's about it.
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:26 pm

How does WestJet fare? Here in PHX the lines are pretty long sometimes.
 
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:47 pm

My gues would be

AC
BA
MX
AM
LH
KE
 
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:54 pm



Quoting FlySSC (Reply 18):
Quoting Columba (Reply 17):
Then you would have to add LX to LH as well.

I agree. But that wouldn't change that much the list, as the "contribution" of LX to LH is not significant as LX network to the US is very restricted.

LX is a subsidary of LH but operates as a separate airline with its own management and under separate air service agreements. It has a different legal status from AF/KL which is (if not mistaken) one legal entity but operating under two brands.
 
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Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:56 pm

Here are the Top50 in 2006

British Airways Plc: BA 5761059
Air Canada: AC 5755687
Lufthansa German Airlines: LH 4452938
Compagnie Nat'l Air France: AF 3523216
Compania Mexicana De Aviaci: MX 3309737
Virgin Atlantic Airways: VS 3109333
Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd.: KE 2097103
Jalways Co. Ltd.: JO 2060315
Aeromexico: AM 1875138
Air Canada Regional: QK 1784642
Klm Royal Dutch Airlines: KL 1557031
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.: CX 1243789
China Airlines Ltd.: CI 1223993
Qantas Airways Ltd.: QF 1223622
Japan Air Lines Co. Ltd.: JL 1211070
Air Jamaica Limited: JM 1183640
Taca Int'l Airlines: TA 1169216
Singapore Airlines Ltd.: SQ 1088795
Aer Lingus Plc: EI 1078453
Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italia: AZ 1071905
Eva Airways Corporation: BR 989774
Westjet: WS 862286
Asiana Airlines Inc.: OZ 829921
Scandinavian Airlines Sys.: SK 824226
Aerovias Nac'l De Colombia: AV 810221
Air New Zealand: NZ 804969
Swiss International Airlines: LX 777704
Iberia Air Lines Of Spain: IB 772943
El Al Israel Airlines Ltd.: LY 765369
All Nippon Airways Co.: NH 734607
Air-India: AI 727885
Philippine Airlines Inc.: PR 710836
Lan-Chile Airlines: LA 521369
Polskie Linie Lotnicze: LO 499277
Compania Panamena (Copa): CM 463885
Bahamasair Holding Limited: UP 455766
Air China: CA 440501
Icelandair: FI 435641
Transportes Aeros Meridiona: JJ 400614
South African Airways: SA 347280
Austrian Airlines: OS 338955
British West Indian Airways: BW 329221
Emirates: EK 325272
Luftransport-Unternehmen: LT 320348
Lacsa: LR 308489
Air Tahiti Nui: TN 270762
Excel Airways: JN 250942
China Eastern Airlines: MU 232842
Lan Ecuador: XL 223966
Mytravel Airways: RNQ 223228
 
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Quoting Groobster (Reply 28):
Last Sunday I landed at LHR, I counted no less than eight AA aircraft, whilst we taxied to the gate.

I know, it's crazy. AA's operations at Heathrow are absolutely massive. I believe Heathrow is actually AA's busiest single 777 station - it sees more 777s in a day than any other city in the American network, and yet it's not even an American city!

Quoting Vald (Reply 34):
Switzerland is right in the middle of Europe

Though not in the European Union (EU).
 
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Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 12):
AC serves more US cities (over 40) than BA and LH combined

I count 30 AC cities: ANC, PHX, LAX, SAN, SFO, DEN, FLL, RSW, MIA, MCO, SRQ, TPA, PBI, ATL, HNL, OGG, KOA, ORD, BOS, LAS, EWR, LGA, JFK, PHL, BNA, DFW, IAH, DCA, IAD, SEA

15 AC Jazz only cities: PSP, SMF, BDL, IND, BWI, DTW, MSP, MCI, STL, CLT, RDU, CLE, CMH, PDX, MKE

7 Air Georgian only cities: ALB, ABE, MDT, MHT, PVD, ROC, HPN

Total 52 cities if I haven't missed any.

Quoting NASCARAirforce (Reply 13):
Air Canada pretty much flies to every decent size metropolitan area in the U.S. in some form or another whether it is Jazz or Air Canada with multiple flights daily.

Former AC markets now without AC/Jazz service: SJO, JAX, FWA, CVG, SDF, MSY, PWM, SYR, GSO, DAY, CHS, CAE, AUS, RIC, SLC, GEG

A couple of larger markets (in terms of pop. size) without service (just off the top of my head): MEM, SAT, ORF

Pretty dadgum good coverage for an intl. airline...that's for sure.
 
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Sat Dec 01, 2007 4:55 am



Quoting SoBe (Reply 41):
Here are the Top50 in 2006

British Airways Plc: BA 5761059
Air Canada: AC 5755687
Lufthansa German Airlines: LH 4452938
Compagnie Nat'l Air France: AF 3523216
Compania Mexicana De Aviaci: MX 3309737
Virgin Atlantic Airways: VS 3109333
Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd.: KE 2097103
Jalways Co. Ltd.: JO 2060315
Aeromexico: AM 1875138
Air Canada Regional: QK 1784642

So BA has the highest of individual airlines, but AC and AC Jazz together have 7,540,329, quite a bit more than BA.
 
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Quoting Commavia (Reply 42):

I know, it's crazy. AA's operations at Heathrow are absolutely massive. I believe Heathrow is actually AA's busiest single 777 station - it sees more 777s in a day than any other city in the American network, and yet it's not even an American city!

..it is absolutely amazing to see the number of AA heavies @ LHR every time I fly there.... yes 

JFK-LHRx6+
ORD-LHRx4+
MIA-LHRx1+
LAX-LHRx1+
BOS-LHRx1=
--------
13 dailies.. Wow!

IIRC, AA is one of the largest non-British international carriers to operate to London (adding the three LGW + LTN flights also)

----------

ORD sees a few 777's also..

4 LHR
1 NRT
1 DEL
1 PVG
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7 dailies...
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(DFW doesn't count since that's a LHR "tag on" flight)
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Sat Dec 01, 2007 5:45 am

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 45):
JFK-LHRx6+
ORD-LHRx4+
MIA-LHRx1+
LAX-LHRx1+
BOS-LHRx1=

Slight corrections, as some of those will be changing either seasonally or next March with Open Skies. As of next summer, the schedule right now looks like it will be:

5x JFK (4x on Saturdays)
5x ORD
2x BOS
2x LAX
1x DFW
1x MIA (2x on Saturdays)
1x RDU

Plus 1x 777 from LGW to DFW, and 2x 763 from STN to JFK.

All told, a grand total of 20 daily departures (18 777s, 2 767s) from London's three metro airports. Wow!

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 45):
IIRC, AA is one of the largest non-British international carriers to operate to London (adding the three LGW + LTN flights also)

If I'm not mistaken, AA is the #5 airline at LHR, behind BA, BD, VS and LH. It is certainly - by far - the largest U.S. carrier to LHR and to London overall.

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 45):
ORD sees a few 777's also

By my count, based on the summer schedule:

ORD sees a total of 9 (5x LHR, 1x NRT, 1x PVG, 1x DEL, 1x ORD)
JFK sees a total of 8 (5x LHR, 1x CDG, 1x GRU, 1x NRT, minus one 777 on Saturdays to LHR)
DFW sees a total of 7 (1x LHR, 1x LGW, 2x NRT, 1x FRA, 1x ORD, 1x MIA)
MIA sees a total of 7 (2x EZE, 1x GRU, 1x LHR, 1x DFW, 1x LAX, 1x BOS, plus an extra 777 on Saturdays to LHR)

If those numbers are correct, LHR still blows them all out of the water!

[Edited 2007-11-30 21:56:33]
 
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RE: Top Five Foreign Airlines To US?

Sat Dec 01, 2007 5:50 am



Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 45):
..it is absolutely amazing to see the number of AA heavies @ LHR every time I fly there.... yes

JFK-LHRx6+
ORD-LHRx4+
MIA-LHRx1+
LAX-LHRx1+
BOS-LHRx1=
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13 dailies.. Wow!

IIRC, AA is one of the largest non-British international carriers to operate to London (adding the three LGW + LTN flights also)

BOS is 2x daily (except Saturdays); MIA has twice-daily on weekends; ORD is 5x daily; and LAX is 2x during the summer. AA is the largest non-EU airline at Heathrow and Heathrow sees more 777s than any other AA station - 14 daily (and it will be 17 daily come April). The next closes to Heathrow is MIA, with ten daily 777s.
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RE: Top Five Foreign Airlines To US?

Sat Dec 01, 2007 9:58 am



Quoting Commavia (Reply 42):
Though not in the European Union (EU).

no, but its still a european country
 
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RE: Top Five Foreign Airlines To US?

Sat Dec 01, 2007 10:07 am



Quoting Vald (Reply 48):
no, but its still a european country

No doubt, but the original question was about non-EU, not non-European airlines.