|List of major airlines and flag air carriers operating from Canada and the United States.|
Listed are international and domestic operating airlines, commercial airlines with passenger and cargo services, scheduled air carrier and low cost airlines, as well as their main hub airports (IATA airport code in parenthesis).
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Major US Airlines
|North American Airlines|
National and Domestic Airlines of Canada and the United States.
IATA Designator: AC, ICAO Designator: ACA, Callsign: AIRCANADA
National flag carrier and largest airline of Canada. Air Canada’s largest hub is at Toronto Pearson International Airport.
Air Canada Jazz
Air Canada Jazz
IATA Designator: QK, ICAO Designator: JZA, Callsign: JAZZ
Canada’s largest regional airline based at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, Jazz maintains hubs at Toronto Pearson International Airport, Vancouver International Airport, Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, and Calgary International Airport.
IATA Designator: TS, ICAO Designator: TSC, Callsign: AIR TRANSAT
Canadian airline based in Montreal. Air Transat offers scheduled and charter flights to 90 destinations in 25 countries.
IATA Designator: WG, ICAO Designator: SWG, Callsign: SUNWING
Canadian airline based in Toronto. Sunwing offers scheduled and chartered services within Canada, and to the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean.
IATA Designator: WS, ICAO Designator: WJA, Callsign: WESTJET
Canadian low-cost carrier and the second largest Canadian airline. WestJet offers scheduled and charter air service to more than 70 destinations in Canada, the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. WestJet’s main hub and headquarters are based at Calgary International Airport (YYC).
Other Canadian Airlines:
IATA Designator: WJ, ICAO Designator: LAL, Callsign: LABAIR
Regional airline based in Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador. Labrador Airways operates scheduled daily passenger and freight services throughout the Canadian provinces of Labrador and Quebec.
ATA Designator: 4N, ICAO Designator: ANT, Callsign: AIRNORTH
Canadian airline based at Whitehorse International Airport, Yukon. “Yukon’s Airline” operates scheduled passenger, charter, and cargo services with flights to the Northwest Territories, Alaska, British Columbia, and Alberta.
IATA Designator: 5T, ICAO Designator: CDN, Callsign: CANADIAN
Canadian North, previously a division of Canadian Airlines International, operates scheduled passenger services to major communities in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
IATA Designator: 7F, ICAO Designator: FAB, Callsign: –
Canadian airline with hubs at Yellowknife Airport and Iqaluit Airport, offers scheduled passenger and cargo service between 30 northern communities.The air carrier is wholly owned by the Inuit people of Quebec.
Former Canadian Airlines:
IATA Designator: SG, ICAO Designator: JGO, Callsign: JETSGO
Jetsgo was a Canadian low-cost carrier based in Montreal. The airline was launched in June 2001 and went bankruptcy in 2005
IATA Designator: AC, ICAO Designator: ACA, Callsign :–
Tango, short for “Tan and Go”, was the low cost off-shoot of Air Canada, established in 2001, the airline ceased operations in 2003.
Airlines of the USA
IATA Designator: FL, ICAO Designator: TRS, Callsign: CITRUS
Orlando-based low cost carrier serving the eastern and central United States, its main hubs are at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Atlanta and General Mitchell International Airport (MKE), Milwaukee.
Alaska Air Group
Alaska Airlines / Horizon Air
IATA Designator: AS, ICAO Designator: ASA, Callsign: ALASKA
The Seattle-based Alaska Air Group with its subsidiaries of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Alaska Airlines is a major US carrier with its hubs at Sea-Tac Airport, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Anchorage, and Portland International Airport, Portland. Horizon Air is a regional low-cost airline that serves 52 cities in the United States, Canada and Mexico
IATA Designator: AA, ICAO Designator: AAL, Callsign: AMERICAN
Formerly the world’s largest airline (still No. 2) with its main hub at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (IATA code: DFW).
American Eagle Airlines
American Eagle Airlines
IATA Designator: MQ, ICAO Designator: EGF, Callsign: EAGLEFLIGHT
American Eagle Airlines is based in Fort Worth, Texas. American Eagle and Executive Airlines based in San Juan, Puerto Rico are regional affiliates of American Airlines. The American Eagle network is the largest regional airline system in the world, with over 1700 daily flights to more than 150 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and Mexico.
Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA)
Atlantic Southeast Airlines
IATA Designator: EV, ICAO Designator: ASQ, Callsign: ACEY
Atlantic Southeast Airlines is a major U.S. airline carrier with its main hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).
IATA Designator: OH, ICAO Designator: COM, Callsign: COMAIR
Comair, a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, is a major U.S. carrier and is one of the world’s largest regional airlines. Comair has its main hub at Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), Cincinnati.
Continental Air Lines
IATA Designator: CO, ICAO Designator: COA, Callsign: CONTINENTAL
Continental Air Lines is a major U.S. airline based Houston, Texas. United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) is the holding company for both United Airlines and Continental Airlines. Together with United Express, Continental Express and Continental Connection, these airlines operate a total of approximately 5,800 flights a day to 371 airports throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Delta Air Lines
IATA Designator: DL, ICAO Designator: DAL
Delta operates an extensive domestic and international network and is the world’s largest airline operating under a single certificate. Delta’s main hub is at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta.
IATA Designator: F9, ICAO Designator: FFT, Callsign: FRONTIER
Frontier Airlines is a major U.S. airline carrier a wholly owned subsidiary of Indianapolis-based Republic Airways Holdings Inc, an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Lynx Aviation, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Frontier operates approximately 550 daily departures and arrivals from its three hubs at Denver International Airport (DEN), General Mitchell International Airport (MKE), Milwaukee, and Kansas City International Airport (MCI),
IATA Designator: HA, ICAO Designator: HAL, Callsign: HAWAIIAN
Honolulu-based major airline of the United States. It is Hawaii’s first and largest airline. The airline operates its main hub at Honolulu International Airport (HNL).
IATA Designator: B6, ICAO Designator: JBU, Callsign: JETBLUE
New York based low cost airline. JetBlue serves 63 destinations in 22 U.S. states (including Puerto Rico), and eleven countries in the Caribbean and Latin America. Main base at New York‘s John F. Kennedy International Airport,
IATA Designator: YV, ICAO Designator: ASH, Callsign: AIRSHUTTLE
U.S. regional airline based in Phoenix, Arizona. Mesa Airlines operates flights as United Express, US Airways Express, Delta Connection (via Freedom Airlines), and under the brand go! for flights within the Hawaiian Islands.
IATA Designator: OO, ICAO Designator: SKW, Callsign: SKYWEST
A major U.S. regional airline headquartered in St. George, Utah. SkyWest serves as a feeder airline for various major carriers. SkyWest’s largest stations are Denver International Airport (DEN) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).
IATA Designator: WN, ICAO Designator: SWA, Callsign: SOUTHWEST
A major American low-cost carrier based in Dallas, Texas. In 2010 Southwest was the largest airline in the United States based on domestic passengers carried.
IATA Designator: NK, ICAO Designator: NKS, Callsign: SPIRITWINGS
Low-cost carrier operating scheduled flights throughout the Americas. Spirit maintains bases in Fort Lauderdale, Atlantic City, and Detroit.
IATA Designator: UA, ICAO Designator: UAL, Callsign: UNITED
Was the World’s second largest airline and still is a major U.S. airline with its main hub at Chicago‘s O’Hare International Airport (ORD).
IATA Designator: US, ICAO Designator: USA, Callsign: USAIR
A major American carrier, it operates hubs in Charlotte, Phoenix and Philadelphia.
IATA Designator: WO, ICAO Designator: WOA, Callsign: WORLD
World Airways is a major American non-scheduled airline headquartered in Peachtree City, Georgia.
Other US Airlines
IATA Designator: G4, ICAO Designator: AAY, Callsign: ALLEGIANT
Scheduled Air Carrier, sometimes spelled wrong as Allegent Airlines; offers scheduled and charter airline operations throughout the United States. Allegiant offers discount flights and vacation packages, and airfare and hotel packages.
Sun Country Airlines
IATA Designator: SY, ICAO Designator: SCX, Callsign: SUNCOUNTRY
Minneapolis/St. Paul based low-cost airline with its main hub at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)
Former U.S. Airlines:
IATA Designator: AQ, ICAO Designator: AAH, Callsign: ALOHA
Was a Honolulu-based regional airline, an inter-island carrier with its hub at at Honolulu International Airport. Ceased on March 31, 2008.
American Trans Air
IATA Designator: TZ, ICAO Designator: AMT, Callsign: AMTRAN
Later renamed to ATA Airlines was an American low-cost carrier with scheduled service and charter operations. From its hub at Indianapolis nternational Airport, ATA served major business centers and the most popular vacation destinations The airline ceased in April 2008 .
America West Airlines
IATA Designator: HP, ICAO Designator: AWE, Callsign: CACTUS
Was one of the US’s top ten passenger carriers, with its primary hub at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. America West Airlines merged with US Airways in 2005, the company adopted the better-known US Airways brand.
was an airline with Non-Stop Service from Myrtle Beach to Las Vegas, Hooters Air Flights are Public Charters operated by Pace Airlines.
All commercial services were suspended on January 9, 2006.
IATA Designator: YX, ICAO Designator: MEP, Callsign: MIDEX
Was a US domestic airline catering primarily to business travelers. In March 2003, the carrier simplified its name from Midwest Express Airlines to Midwest Airlines.Ceased operations in 2010 (merged with Frontier Airlines)
IATA Designator: NW, ICAO Designator: NWA, Callsign: Northwest
Northwest Airlines was a major U.S. airline, for some times it was the world’s fourth largest carrier. Northwest has merged into Delta Air Lines (completed end of January 2010)
Song Airlines, was Delta’s smartish low-fare service for the East Coast, the West Coast, Florida, San Juan and Aruba, with V.I.P. seating, personal video monitors, satellite TV, and gourmet food. Song’s last flight took off on April 30, 2006.
Was United Air Lines low-fare service from February 2004 until January 2009.
Trans World Airlines – TWA
IATA Designator: TW,
Trans World Airlines, commonly known as TWA, was an American airline which was acquired by American Airlines in April 2001.