Domestic market share of leading U.S. airlines from April 2017 to March 2018*

Leading airlines in the U.S. - domestic market share 2017-2018 The statistic represents the U.S. domestic market share of leading airlines from April 2017 to March 2018. During this time period, American Airlines was the leading airline in the U.S., with a domestic market share of 18.3 percent, followed closely by Southwest Airlines.
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 largest airline in the world based on sales, reaching more than 40 billion U.S. dollars in sales revenue in 2016. Passenger airlines can face much scrutiny for their passenger satisfaction and comfort. A 2017 North American Airline Satisfaction Study by J.D. Power & Associates listed Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines as the best traditional carriers for satisfaction, while low-cost airline Southwest Airlines earned the top spot of low-cost carriers tested in the study.

United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines are the top ranked airlines based on 2017 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 358 billion, American Airlines boasted the most passenger kilometers flown in 2016. 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.
Show more
Loading statistic...
Expand statistic
Domestic market share
American Airlines18.3%
Southwest Airlines18.2%
Delta Air Lines16.8%
United Airlines14.9%
JetBlue Airways5.5%
Alaska Airlines4.8%
Spirit3.4%
Frontier2.7%
SkyWest2.6%
Hawaiian1.6%
Other11.2%
Domestic market share
American Airlines18.3%
Southwest Airlines18.2%
Delta Air Lines16.8%
United Airlines14.9%
JetBlue Airways5.5%
Alaska Airlines4.8%
Spirit3.4%
Frontier2.7%
SkyWest2.6%
Hawaiian1.6%
Other11.2%
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
The statistic represents the U.S. domestic market share of leading airlines from April 2017 to March 2018. During this time period, American Airlines was the leading airline in the U.S., with a domestic market share of 18.3 percent, followed closely by Southwest Airlines.
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 largest airline in the world based on sales, reaching more than 40 billion U.S. dollars in sales revenue in 2016. Passenger airlines can face much scrutiny for their passenger satisfaction and comfort. A 2017 North American Airline Satisfaction Study by J.D. Power & Associates listed Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines as the best traditional carriers for satisfaction, while low-cost airline Southwest Airlines earned the top spot of low-cost carriers tested in the study.

United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines are the top ranked airlines based on 2017 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 358 billion, American Airlines boasted the most passenger kilometers flown in 2016. 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.
Show more
Release date
2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
April 2017 to March 2018
Supplementary notes
* Data is based on domestic revenue passenger miles.

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Statistics on "American Airlines"

  • Key company figures
The most important statistics
  • Status quo
The most important statistics
  • Main competitors
The most important statistics

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

American Airlines

All Information
in one Presentation

American Airlines

Everything On "American Airlines" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista for Your Company: The Research and Analysis Tool

  • Product Film
  • Statistics
  • Downloads

Our Premium Statistics - facts for your business

Currently, Statista provides more than 1 million statistics.
93 percent (all Premium content) are exclusively accessible via our professional accounts.

Unlimited access

As a Statista Premium customer, you receive unlimited access to all statistics at all times. Including downloads of data in the most common formats (XLS, PDF & PNG). Create relevant and significant statistics in no time.

You are in good company

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Our Business Solutions: Save Time and Money

only

$588*

per year
Your advantages
  • Full access to all our statistics
  • Download as XLS, PDF & PNG
  • Relevant data: complete source information
All functions of our platform illustrated face-to-face
  • Learn how Statista supports your company
  • Extensive tour across the whole portal
  • Personal guidance by our support team
The knowledge database for your company
  • All functions of the Premium Account
  • Access to dossiers, forecasts and studies
  • Access to our international database
  • Publishing rights and other exclusive functions

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar
3 News

We use cookies to personalize contents and ads, offer social media features, and analyze access to our website. In your browser settings you can configure or disable this, respectively, and can delete any already placed cookies. For details, please see your browser’s Help section (by pressing F1). Please see our privacy statement for details about how we use data.