Leading European airlines based on revenue 2018

This statistic represents the leading European airline groups in 2018, based on revenue. In that year, the German airline, Lufthansa Group generated revenue to the value of just under 42.18 billion U.S. dollars, making it the leading airline group in Europe.

Leading airline groups in Europe in 2018, based on revenue (in billion U.S. dollars)*

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Release date

July 2019



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Supplementary notes

* Values are for the fiscal year ending December 2018, excluding Ryanair (fiscal year ends March 2018), EasyJet (fiscal year ends September 2018), SAS Group (fiscal year ends October 2018), Thomas Cook Group (fiscal year ends September 2018) and Jet2 (fiscal year ends March 2018).
** Airline division data.

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