Here are some facts on world’s busiest airlines, the world’s busiest airports, who carried the most passengers.
(by passenger miles flown)
1. American Airlines (324 billion)
2. Delta Air Lines (316.3 billion)
3. United Airlines (311 billion)
4. Emirates Airline (289 billion)
5. Southwest Airlines (207.7 billion)
The busiest on the planet is Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International — as it has been since 1998 (20 years in a row).
Almost 104 million passengers passed through its terminals in 2017 — that’s slightly more than the population of the Philippines.
The biggest airline at Atlanta, by some margin, is Delta.
It operates 73 per cent of flights with 219 cities have non-stop services to it.
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport 104m
Beijing Capital International Airport 95m
Dubai International Airport 88 million
Tokyo Haneda Airport 85 million
Los Angeles International Airport 84m
Chicago O’Hare International Airport 79 million
London Heathrow Airport 78m
Hong Kong International Airport 72 million
Shanghai Pudong International Airport 70 million
Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport 69 million
Hong Kong — Taiwan Taoyuan; 6,719,030
Jakarta — Singapore Changi; 4,810,602
Hong Kong - Shanghai Pudong; 4,162,347
Kuala Lumpur - Singapore Changi; 4,108,824
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi - Hong Kong; 3,438,628
Dubai - London Heathrow; 3,210,121
Hong Kong - Seoul Incheon; 3,198,132
Hong Kong - Singapore Changi; 3,147,384
New York JFK - London Heathrow; 2,972,817
Hong Kong - Beijing Capital; 2,962,707