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Saturday, February 28, 2015

World’s Most Popular and Remarkable Airlines and Their Airplanes

World’s Most Popular and Remarkable Airlines and Their Airplanes 

1. Qantas Airlines


One of the world’s most famous airlines is Qantas. Here’s a list of the most important information about this airline from “land down under”.

Airplane: Airbus A380-800 and others
Flag carrier: Australia
Nickname: The Flying Kangaroo
Headquarters/Base: Qantas Centre, City of Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Hubs: Sydney Airport, Melbourne Airport
Notable features:
QANTAS means Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services
It is the largest airline of Australia.
It is the world’s oldest continuously operated airline.
It is the second oldest airline in the world.

2. Virgin Atlantic Airways



One of the most notable airlines in the world that travels in the Atlantic is Virgin Atlantic Airways. Here’s a list of the most important information about this airlines.

Airplane: Airbus: Boeing 747-400 and others
Country: United Kingdom
Headquarters/Base: Crawley, West Sussex, England
Hub: Gatwick Airport
Owners: Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Singapore Airlines

3. Philippine Airlines


One of the most famous airlines in the Southeast Asian region is Philippine Airlines Here’s a list of the most important information about this airline of the “pearl of the orient”.

Airplane: Airbus A320-214 and others
Flag carrier: Philippines
Headquarters/Base: Philippine National Bank Financial Center in Pasay City
Hubs: Ninoy Aquino International Airport of Manila and Mactan-Cebu International Airport of Cebu City
Notable features:
Founded in 1949, it is the first and oldest commercial airline in Asia operating under its original name.
It serves 19 destinations in the Philippines and 24 destinations worldwide.

4. British Airways


One of the world’s most famous airlines is British Airways. Here’s a list of the most important information about this airlines.

Airplane: Airbus A319 and others
Flag carrier: United Kingdom
Headquarters/Base: Waterside, London
Hub: London Heathrow Airport
Notable features:
It is the largest airline in the United Kingdom.

5. Japan


One of the world’s most popular and remarkable airlines is Japan Airlines. Here’s a list of the most important information about this airline of the “land of the rising sun”.

Airplane: Airbus: JAL Cargo Boeing 747-400F and others
Flag carrier: Japan
Headquarters/Base: Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Hubs: Narita International Airport, Tokyo International Airport and others
Notable features:
It is a member of the Oneworld airline alliance.
It serves 220 destinations in 35 countries.

6. Canada


One of the world’s most notable airlines is Air Canada. Here’s a list of the most important information about this airline of one of the largest countries in the world.

Airplane: Airbus: Boeing 777-333ER and others
Flag carrier: Canada
Notable features:
It is Canada’s largest airline and the world’s 9th largest.
Founded in 1936, it has 178 destinations worldwide.

7. France

One of the world’s most famous airlines because of its uniquely shape and high-speed airplanes is Air France. Here’s a list of the most important information about this airline of the most visited country in the world.

Airplane: Concorde and others
Flag carrier: France
Headquarters/Base: Tremblay-en-France
Hubs: Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport and others
Notable features:
It is one of the largest airlines in the world.
It serves 35 destinations in France and 156 destinations in 91 countries.
In 2011, it carried 59.5 million passengers.

8. Germanwings


One of the most remarkable low-cost airlines in the world is the Germanwings. Here’s a list of the most important information about this airline.

Airplane: Airbus: Airbus A319 and others
Country: Germany
Headquarters/Base: Cologne City
Hub: Cologne Bonn Airport, Stuttgart Airport and Berlin-Schonefeld Airport 
Owner: Lufthansa
Notable features:
The airline has a network of about 85 destinations.
It is remarkable as a low-cost airline

9. Ryanair


One of the world’s airlines notable as a low-cost airline is the Ryanair of Ireland. Here’s a list of the most important information about this airline.

Airplane: Airbus: Boeing 737-800 and others
Country: Ireland
Nickname: Nykoping
Headquarters/Base: Dublin Airport and London Stansted Airport
Hub: Dublin Airport
Notable features:
It is noted as a low-cost airline.
It operates more than 290 Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

10. Aeroflot


One of the world’s most largest and popular airlines in the world is Aeroflot. Here’s a list of the most important information about this airline of the world’s largest country in terms of land area.

Airplane: Airbus A319-100 and others
Flag carrier: Russian Federation
Headquarters: Moscow, Russia
Hub: Sheremetyevo International Airport
Notable features:
It has a network of 97 cities in 48 countries.
It is one of the oldest airlines in world (1923).
It is the largest airline of the Russian Federation.


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