Worldwide employment by registered airlines in the United Kingdom 2002-2018

This statistic shows the total number of people employed by United Kingdom (UK) based airline companies across the world between 2002 and 2018. The number of employees was significantly cut in 2009 with the recession. The total number in 2012 was 10,000 fewer than in 2002. Since 2010, it has been gradually increasing again, although there was a small decline in 2013. In 2018, the number employees reached 84,302 people.

Number of people employed worldwide by UK-based airlines between 2002 and 2018

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Release date

December 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2002 to 2018

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