Enplaned passengers on domestic flights - airlines in U.S. 2011-2018

This statistic gives a ranking of the leading airlines in the United States between 2011 and 2018, ranked by domestic passenger enplanements. In 2018, Southwest Airlines was at the top of the list, with just over 159 million passenger enplanements.

Leading airlines in the United States from 2011 to 2018, ranked by domestic passenger enplanements

United AirlinesAmerican Airlines**Delta Air LinesSouthwest
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United States

Survey time period

2011 to 2018

Supplementary notes

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The values have been rounded.
** American Airlines 2015 passenger number includes 24.78 million passengers reported as US Airways from January to June 2015, before the merger of the two carriers.
U.S Airways 2014 and 2015 passenger numbers were retrieved from the following link. To access the data, select December 2015 as month and US Airways as carrier.

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