Given below with details is the list of top 10 largest airlines in the world by passengers.
Delta Air Lines tops the chart with 1st position with 164.6 million passengers yearly. It was established in the year 1924 and is headquartered at Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
United Airlines is 2nd on the list with 140.4 million passengers yearly. Established in the year 1926, it is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Southwest Airlines is 3rd on the list with 134 million passengers yearly. It was established in 1967 and is headquartered at Dallas, Texas, USA.
American Airlines is 4th on the list with 107.90 million passengers yearly. Headquartered at Fort Worth, Texas, USA, it was established in the year 1930.
China Southern Airlines is 5th on the list with 86.5 million passengers yearly. The Airlines was established in the year 1988 and is headquartered at China.
Ryanair is 6th on the list and it flies 79.6 passengers yearly. Air France-KLM flies 75.8 million passengers yearly and stands 7th on the list. Deutsche Lufthansa is next as 8th on the list and it flies 74.7 million passengers yearly.
China Eastern Airlines and US Airways are 9th and 10th on the list with yearly passengers as 68.7 million and 62.5 million, respectively.