According to the Air Transport Action Group(ATAG), the sector is classified into two: 1. Civil aviation sector which is comprised by airports, airlines, air navigation service providers and those activities directly serving passengers or providing airfreight services 2. Civil aerospace sector, which comprises the manufacture and maintenance of aircraft systems, frames and engines as well as aviation-specific ground equipment
The industry also provides approximately, 17.1 million direct and indirect jobs are created that is directly proportional to the growth of the industry D:BooksFinal CopyAirline Name.docx
PassengersRank Airline (thousands) 1 Ryanair 57,647 2 Lufthansa 42,151 3 Easyjet 35,417 4 Air France 32,508 5 British Airways 29,054 6 KLM 23,808 7 Emirates 22,444 8 American Airlines 21,154 9 Singapore Airlines 19,142 10 Cathay Pacific 18,860
PassengersRank Airline (thousands) 1 Southwest Airlines 101,921 2 American Airlines 71,618 3 Delta Air Lines 59,499 4 China Southern Airlines 54,154 5 United Airlines 53,307 6 US Airways Inc. 49,208 7 All Nippon Airways 42,854 8 Northwest Airlines 38,890 9 Japan Airlines International 35,068 10 Continental Airlines 34,578
PassengersRank Airline (thousands) 1 Southwest Airlines 101,921 2 American Airlines 92,772 3 Delta Air Lines 71,843 4 United Airlines 63,070 5 China Southern Airlines 57,961 6 Ryanair 57,647 7 US Airways Inc 54,776 8 Lufthansa 54,699 9 Air France 50,449 10 Northwest Airlines 49,671
Majors are airline companies that generate annual revenues of $1 billion or more. National airlines have annual revenue between $100 million and $1 billion. Regional airlines are companies that have an annual revenue of less than $100 million. The focus of these airlines are mostly short-haul flights. Cargo Airlines
Philippine Airlines Known as the first airline in Asia. Philippine Airlines first chartered flight on March 1941 (Philippine Airlines, 2008). It is also the first Asian airlines that crossed the Pacific via Manila-Oakland route to the United States.
Cebu Pacific The airline is known for its low fare and great value strategy. CEB now operates a fleet of 21 Airbus (10 A319 and 11 A320) and 8 ATR 72- 500 aircraft, the youngest fleet in the Philippines (Cebu Pacific Air, 2009).
Zest Air Formerly known as the Asian Spirit, the airline flies to 18 local destinations. Zest Air is operated by the AMY Holdings Corporation (AHC) and started operations http://www.flickr.com/photos/flai rcandy/3413908634/
The American Heritage dictionary defines airports as a tract of land where aircraft can take off and land, usually equipped with hard- surfaced landing strips, control tower, hangars, aircraft maintenance and refueling facilities and accommodation for passengers and cargo.
2009 Ranking Airport 2008 Ranking 1 Incheon International Airport 3 2 Hong Kong International Airport 1 3 Singapore Changi 2 4 Zurich 8 5 Munich 5 6 Kansai 6 7 Kuala Lumpur 4 8 Amsterdam 11 9 Centrair Nagayo 12 10 Auckland 20
International airports are capable handling international flights. Principal or domestic airports serves domestic flights of the country. They are further classified into Class 1 and Class 2. Class 1 airports serves jet aircrafts that seats at least 100 seating capacity, whilst Class 2 serves propeller aircrafts with at least 19 seating capacity. Community airports are usually used for general aviation.
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