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Number of Employees Certificated Carriers Year End Data 1981

Number of Employees
Certificated Carriers
Year End Data 1981

CARRIER GROUP NAME FULL TIME PART TIME TOTAL
MAJORS      
American 34,080 1,937 36,017
Braniff 10,661 34 10,695
Continental 14,234 870 15,104
Delta 35,747 354 36,101
Eastern 37,337 2,391 39,728
Flying Tiger 6,170 444 6,614
Northwest 13,064 32 13,096
Pan American 30,013 318 30,331
Piedmont 5,457 894 6,351
Republic 14,507 88 14,595
Trans World 29,039 1,316 30,355
United 42,614 2,425 45,039
USAIR 10,633 132 10,765
Western 9,085 464 9,549
Total Majors 292,641 11,699 304,340
NATIONALS      
Air California 2,064 214 2,278
Air Florida 2,656 72 2,728
Airlift 14   14
Alaska 1,616 75 1,691
Aloha 874 73 947
American Trans Air 120 29 149
Capital 1,526 39 1,565
Frontier 5,910 12 5,922
Hawaiian 1,162 94 1,256
Midway 543 179 722
New York Air 785 4 789
Ozark 3,835   3,835
Pacific Southwest 3,666 55 3,721
People Express 598 360 958
Southwest 2,088 41 2,129
Transamerica 1,856 518 2,374
Transtar 207   207
Wien 1,445 62 1,507
World 2,510   2,510
Zantop 1,120 70 1,190
Total Nationals 34,595 1,897 36,492
Large Regionals      
Air Midwest 361 25 386
Air Wisconsin 505 1 506
Alaska Int'l 258 28 286
Empire 360 9 369
Evergreen 180 20 200
Reeve 230 46 276
Rich 48 2 50
Rosenbalm 48   48
Southern Air 115 2 117
Total Large Regional 2,105 133 2,238
Medium Regionals      
Aeromech     0
Aerostar 34   34
Air Nevada 42   42
Air New England 28   28
Air North 150 11 161
Air North/Nenana 48 2 50
Altair     0
American Eagle     0
Aspen 256 8 264
Big Sky 139 15 154
Cascade 301 36 337
Challenge 18   18
Cochise     0
Colgan 40 2 42
Elan 27   27
Golden Gate     0
Golden West     0
Great American 21   21
Guy America 45   45
Imperial 145   145
Kodiak 42 33 75
Mackey     0
Mcculloch 1   1
Mid South 40 3 43
Midstate 202 10 212
Mississippi Valley 202 10 212
Munz 23 2 25
NewAir 63 6 69
Sea Airmotive 169   169
Sky West 122 5 127
Sun Land     0
Swift Aire     0
T-Bird     0
Western Yukon 13   13
Wright 159 35 194
Total Medium Regionals 2,330 178 2,508
Total Form 41 Carriers 331,671 13,907 345,578