Leading airlines in the U.S. - domestic market share 2019-2020

The statistic represents the U.S. domestic market share of leading airlines from July 2019 to June 2020. During this time period, American Airlines was the leading airline in the U.S., with a domestic market share of 17.8 percent, closely following Delta Airlines, which had a 17.3 percent market share.

U.S. airlines' domestic market share

The passenger air transportation market is a thriving industry, taking individuals to locations around the globe. American Airlines was the second largest airline in the world based on sales, reaching 44.9 billion U.S. dollars in sales revenue in 2019. Passenger airlines can face much scrutiny for their passenger satisfaction and comfort. A 2019 North American Airline Satisfaction Study by J.D. Power & Associates listed low-cost airlines and JetBlue Airways as the best long-haul and short-haul carriers.

United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines are the top ranked airlines based on 2020 domestic market share. Delta operates out of Atlanta, and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Delta’s hub, sees the most passenger traffic in the United States. At 330.58 billion, American Airlines boasted the most passenger kilometers flown in 2018. Chicago-headquartered United Airlines is a subsidiary of United Continental Holdings. United has flights to 238 domestic destinations and 60 different countries, the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston being its largest passenger hub with over 40 million passengers every year.

Domestic market share of leading U.S. airlines from July 2019 to June 2020*

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Source

Release date

2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

July 2019 to June 2020

Supplementary notes

* Data is based on domestic revenue passenger miles. Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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