Airlines

by Kerwin McKenzie

Airlines Worldwide

There are more than 5,000 airlines in the world; I’ve flown 179 of them. Some have come and gone over the years. On these pages, I’ll give you information about the active airlines around the world, sorted by region.

 

 

Africa

 

Africa World Airlines (AW) – Ghana

Air Algerie (AH) – Algeria

Air Arabia Maroc (3O) – Morocco

Air Austral (UU) – La Réunion

Air Botswana (BP) – Botswana

Air Burkina (2J) – Burkina Faso

Air Cairo (SM) – Egypt

Air Côte d’Ivoire (HF) – Côte d’Ivoire

Air Madagascar (MD) – Madagascar

Air Mauritius (MK) – Mauritius

Air Namibia (SW) – Namibia

Air Peace (P4) – Nigeria

Air Seychelles (HM) – Republic of Seychelles

Air Tanzania (TC) – Tanzania

Air Zimbabwe (ZM) – Zimbabwe

Almasria Universal Airlines (UJ) – Egypt

Arik Air (W3) – Nigeria

ASKY Airlines (KP) – Togo

Badr Airlines (J4) – Sudan

Comair (MN) – South Africa

Congo Airways (8Z) – Democratic of the Congo

Egyptair (MS) – Egypt

Eritrean Airlines (B8) – Eritrea

Ethiopian Airlines (ET) – Ethiopia

FastJet Tanzania (FN) – Tanzania

FlySafair (FA) – South Africa

Jubba Airways (3J) – Kenya

LAM Mozambique Airlines (TM) – Mozambique

Mango Airlines (JE) – South Africa

Kenya Airways (KQ) – Kenya

PassionAir (OP) – Ghana

Royal Air Morac (AT) – Morocco

Rwandair Express (WB) – Rwanda

South African Airlines (SA) – South Africa

South African Airlink (4Z) – South Africa

TAAG ANGOLA AIRLINES (DT) – Angola

Tunisair (TU) – Tunisia

 

Asia

 

AirAsia (AK) – Malaysia

AirAsia X (D7) – Malaysia

AirAsia Zest (Z2) – Philippines

Air Astana (KC) – Kazakhstan

Air Busan (BX) – South Korea

Air Macau (NX) – Macau

Air Seoul (RS) – South Korea

Airblue (OV) – Pakistan

ANA (NH) – Japan

Ariana Afghan Airlines (FG) – Afghanistan

Asiana Airlines (OZ) – South Korea

Avia (YK) – Kyrgyzstan

Azerbaijan Airlines (J2) – Azerbijan

Bangkok Airways (PG) – Thailand

Batik Air (ID) – Indonesia

Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG) – Bangladesh

Bluebird Airways (BZ) – Greece

Cathay Dragon (KA) – Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) – Hong Kong

Cebu Pacific Air (5J) – Philippines

CinnamonAir – Sri Lanka

Drukair Royal Bhutan Airlines (KB) – Bhutan

Eastar Jet (ZE) – South Korea

EVA Airways (BR) – Taiwan

Garuda Indonesia (GA) – Indonesia

Indonesia Air Asia (QZ) – Indonesia

Himalaya Airlines (H9) – Nepal

Hong Kong Airlines (HX) – Hong Kong

Hong Kong Express (UO) – Hong Kong

Japan Airlines (JL) – Japan

Japan Transocean Air (NU) – Japan

Jeju Air (7C) – South Korea

Jetstar Asia (3K) – Singapore

Jetstar Pacific Airline (BL) – Vietnam

Jin Air (LJ) – South Korea

Korean Airlines (KE) – South Korea

Lion Air (JT) – Indonesia

Malaysia Airlines (MH) – Malaysia

Mongolian Airlines (OM) – Mongolia

Myanmar Airways International (8M) – Myanmar

Myanmar National Airlines (UB) – Myanmar

Nepal Airlines (RA) – Nepal

NokScoot Airlines (XW) – Thailand

Pakistan International Airlines (PK) – Pakistan

Peach Aviation (MM) – Japan

Philippine Airlines (PR) – Philippines

Qeshm Air (QB) – Iran

Regent Airways (RX) – Bangladesh

Royal Brunei Airlines (BI) – Brunei

SCAT Airlines (DV) – Kazakhstan

SilkAir (MI) – Singapore

Singapore Airlines (SQ) – Singapore

Skymark Airlines (BC) – Japan

Somon Air (SZ) – Tajikistan

Southern Sky Airlines (IH) – Kazakhstan

Spring Airlines Japan (IJ) – Japan

SriLankan (UL) – Sri Lanka

Tigerair Taiwan (IT) – Taiwan

Thai Lion (SL) – Thailand

Thai Airasia X (XJ) – Thailand

Tibet Airlines (TV) – Tibet

Tiger Airways (TR) – Singapore

Turkmenistan Airlines (T5) – Turkmenistan

Ukraine International (PS) – Ukraine

US-Bangla Airlines (BS) – Bangladesh

Uzbekistan Airways (HY) – Uzbekistan

Vanilla Air (JW) – Japan

Vietjet (VJ) – Vietnam

Vietnam Airlines (VN) – Vietnam

Tara Air (TA) – Nepal

Thai Airways (TG) – Thailand

Thai Asia Airways (FD) – Thailand

T’way Air (TW) – South Korea

 

Australasia

 

Air Caledonie International (SB) aka Aircalin – New Caledonia

Air Chathams (3C) – New Zealand

Air New Zealand (NZ) – New Zealand

Air Niugini (PX) – Papua New Guinea

Air Tahiti Nui (TN) – Tahiti

Air Vanuatu (NF) – Vanuatu

Falcon Express (FC) – Australia

Fiji Airways (FJ) – Fiji

Jetstar Airways (JQ) – Australia

Pelican Airlines (FP)

Qantas (QF) – Australia

Regional Express Airlines (ZL) – Australia

Samoa Airways (OL) – Samoa

Tiger Air Australia (TT) – Australia

Virgin Australia (VA) – Australia

 

Canada

 

Air Canada (AC)

Air Canada Rouge

Air Transat (TS)

Sunwing Airlines (WG)

Swoop (WO)

WestJet (WS)

 

Caribbean

 

Air Antilles Express (3S) – Guadeloupe

Bahamasair (UP) – The Bahamas

Caribbean Airlines (BW) – Trinidad and Tobago

Cayman Airways (KX) – Cayman Islands

Cubana Airlines (CU) – Cuba

InterCaribbean Airways (JY) – Turks and Caicos Islands

Liat (LI) – Antigua

 

Central America

 

Avianca Guatemala (GU) – Guatemala

Copa Airlines (CM) – Panama

Volaris Costa Rica (Q6) – Costa Rica

 

Europe

 

Adria Airways (JP) – Slovenia

Aegean Airlines (A3) – Greece

Air Europa (UX) – Spain

Aer Arann () – Ireland

Aer Lingus (EI) – Ireland

Aigle Azur  (ZI) – France

Air France (AF) – France

Air Italy (IG) – Italy

Air Malta (KM) – Malta

Air Moldova (9U) – Moldova

Air Nostrum (YW) – Spain

Air Serbia (JU) – Serbia

AirBaltic (BT) – Latvia

AlbaStar (AP) – Spain

Alitalia (AZ) – Italy

Alitalia CityLiner (CT) – Italy

Anisec Luftfahrt (LEVEL) (VK) – Austria

ASL Airlines France (5O) – France

Atlasglobal (KK) – Turkey

Aurigny Channel Islands (GR) – United Kingdom

Austrian Airlines (OS) – Austria

BA CityFlyer (CJ) – United Kingdom

Belavia Belarusian Airlines (B2) – Belarus

Blue Air (0B) – Romania

Blue Islands (SI) – United Kingdom

Blue Panorama Airlines (BV) – Italy

Braathens Regional (TF) – Sweden

British Airways (BA) – United Kingdom

Brussels Airlines (SN) – Belgium

Bulgaria Air (FB) – Bulgaria

CityJet (WX) – Ireland

Condor (DE) – Germany

Corsair International (SS) – France

Croatia Airlines (OU) – Croatia

Cyprus Airways (CY) – Cyprus

Czech Airlines (OK) – Czech Republic

Danish Air Transport (DX) – Denmark

EasyJet Airlines (U2) – United Kingdom

Eastern Airways (T3) – United Kingdom

Eidelweiss Air (WK) – Switzerland

ELLINAIR S.A. (EL) – Grece

Ernest Airlines (EG) – Italy

Eurowings (EW) – Germany

FlexFlight (W2) – Denmark

Finnair (AY) – Finland

Flybe. (BE) – United Kingdom

FlyOne (5F) – Moldova

Georgian Airways (A9) – Georgia

Great Dane Airlines (DW) – Denmark

HOP! (A5) – France

Iberia Airlines (IB) – Spain

Iberia Express (I2) – Spain

Icelandair (FI) – Iceland

Jetairfly (TB) [TUI Fly Belgium] – Belgium

Jet2.com (LS) – United Kingdom

KLM (KL) – Netherlands

Laudamotion (OE) – Austria

Loganair (LM) – United Kingdom

LOT Polish (LO) – Poland

Lufthansa Airlines (LH) – Germany

Luxair (LG) – Luxembourg

Norwegian Air International (D8) – Norway

Norwegian Air UK (DI) – United Kingdom

Montenegro Airlines (YM) – Montenegro

Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY) – Norway

Neos Air (NO) – Italy

Pegasus Airlines (PC) – Turkey

Portugália Airlines – Portugal

Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas (PU) – Spain

Ryanair (FR) – Ireland

SAS (SK) – Denmark

SATA International (S4) – Portugal

Smart Wings (QS) – Czech Republic

Stobart Air (RE) – Ireland

SunExpress (XQ) – Turkey

Swiss Airlines (LX) – Switzerland

Tarom (RO) – Romania

TAP Portugal (TP) – Portugal

Thomas Cook Airlines (MT) – United Kingdom

TOR Air (OD) – Sweden

Trade Air (C3) – Croatia

Transavia (HV) – Netherlands

Transavia France (TO) – France

TUI Airways (TOM) – United Kingdom

TUI Netherlands (OR) – Netherlands

Turkish Airlines (TK) – Turkey

Twin Jet (T7) – France

Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS) – United Kingdom

Vueling (VY) – Spain

Volotea (V7) – Spain

Wizz Air (W6) – Hungary

Wizz Air UK (W9) – United Kingdom

Wideroe (WF) – Norway

XL Airways France (SE) – France

 

 

India

 

Air Deccan (DN)

Air India (AI)

Air India Express (IX)

Alliance Air (9I)

GoAir (G8)

IndiGo Airlines (6E)

Spicejet (SG)

trujet (2T)

 

 

Mexico

 

Aeromar Airlines (VW)

AeroMexico (AM)

InterJet (4O)

VivaAerobus (VB)

Volaris (Y4)

 

 

Middle East

 

Arkia Israeli Airlines (IZ) – Israel

Air Arabia (G9) – United Arab Emirates

Cham Wings Airlines – Syria

El Al Airlines (LY) – Israel

Emirates (EK) – United Arab Emirates

Etihad Airways (EY) – United Arab Emirates

FlyDubai (FZ) – United Arab Emirates

FlyNas (XY) – Saudi Arabia

Gulf Air (GF) – Bahrain

Iran Air (IR) – Iran

Iraqi Airways (IA) – Iraq

Jazeera Airways (J9) – Kuwait

Kuwait Airways (KU) – Kuwait

Mahan Airlines (W5) – Iran

Middle Eastern Airlines (ME) – Beirut

Oman Air (WY) – Oman

Qatar Airways (QR) – Qatar

Royal Jordanian (RJ) – Jordan

Salam Air (OV) – Oman

Saudia (SV) – Saudi Arabia

Sky Prime Charter (UY) – Saudi Arabia

 

 

People’s Republic of China

 

Air China (CA)

Beijing Capital Airlines (JD)

China Airlines (CI) 

China Eastern Airlines (MU)

China Southern Airlines (CZ)

Chongqing Airlines (OQ)

Gulf Airlines (GX)

Hainan Airlines (HU)

Juneyao Airlines (HO)

Lucky Air (8L)

Mandarin Airlines (AE)

Shanghai Airlines (FM)

Shenzhen Airlines (ZH)

Sichuan Airlines (3U)

Spring Airlines (9C)

Tianjin Airlines (GS)

Urumqi Airlines (UQ)

West Air (PN)

Xiamen Air (MF)

Yamal Airlines (YC)

 

 

 

Russia

 

Aeroflot (SU)

ALROSA (6R)

Atran (V8)

Aurora Airlines (HZ)

IrAero (IO)

Izhavia (I8)

Komiaviatrans (KO)

Nordavia Regional Airlines (5N)

NordStar (Y7)

Nordwind Airlines (N4)

Pegas Fly (EO)

Pobeda Airlines (DP)

Red Wings Airlines (WZ)

Royal Flight (RL)

S7 Airlines (S7)

Severstal Air (D2)

Somon Air (SZ)

Ural Airlines (U6)

Yakutia Airlines (R3)

 

South America

 

Aerolineas Argentinas (AR) – Argentina

Aeropostal (VH) – Colombia

AeroRepública (P5) – Colombia

Avianca (AV) – Colombia

Avior Airlines (9V) – Venezuela

Azul Brazilian Airlines (AD) – Brazil

Boliviana de Aviacion (OB) – Bolivia

Conviasa (V0) – Venezuela

EasyFly (VE) – Colombia

Estelar Latinoamérica (ES) – Venezuela

Gol (G3) – Brazil

JetSmart (JA) – Chile

JetSmart Airlines Argentina (WJ) – Argentina

LATAM Ecuador (XL) – Ecuador

Laser Airlines (QL) – Venezuela

LATAM (LA) – Chile

LATAM Argentina (4M) – Argentina

Paranair (ZP) – Paraguay

Peruvian Air Line (P9) – Peru

Satena (9R) – Colombia

Sky Airline (H2) – Chile

Sky Airlines Peru (H8) – Peru

Star Peru (2I) – Peru

Suriname Airways (PY) – Suriname

TAM (JJ) – Brazil

TAME Linea Aerea del Ecuador (EQ) – Ecuador

Turpial Airlines (T9) – Venezuela

Viva Air Colombia (VH) – Colombia

Viva Air Peru (VV) – Peru

 
 

United States

 

Alaska Airlines (AS)

Allegiant Airlines (G3)

American Airlines (AA)

Boutique Air (4B)

CapeAir (9K)

Compass Airlines (CP)

Delta Air Lines (DL)

Endeavor Air (9E)

Envoy Air (MQ)

Era Aviation (7H)

ExpressJet Airlines (EV)

Frontier Airlines (F9)

Gojet Airlines (G7)

Grant Aviation (GV)

Hawaiian Airlines (HA)

Horizon Air (QX)

JetBlue Airways (B6)

Mesa Airlines (YV)

Mokulele Airlines (MW)

PSA Airlines (OH)

Republic Airways (YX)

Seaborne Airlines (BB)

SkyWest Airlines (OO)

Southwest Airlines (WN)

Spirit Airlines (NK)

Sun Country Airlines (SY)

Trans State Airlines (AX)

Ultimate Air Shuttle (UE)

United Airlines (UA)

Via Airlines (VC)

 

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