Major airline companies in the world play a crucial role in transporting passengers and freight across geographies. Operating both scheduled and chartered flights, airlines are recognized via air operating certificates issued by governmental aviation bodies.
Until the 1930s, airlines were only owned personally. The trend between the 1940s and 1980s saw governments owning the major airlines. After the mid-1980s, there has been a large-scale privatization in the world’s airline sector.
Here you will find the latest stats and performance analytics of the world’s top 10 airlines in 2022 backed by OAG’s latest frequency and capacity statistics.