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Number of Employees Certificated Carriers Year End Data 1985

Number of Employees
Certificated Carriers
Year End Data 1985

CARRIER GROUP NAME FULL TIME PART TIME TOTAL
MAJORS      
American 39,772 4,997 44,769
Continental 12,470 1,461 13,931
Delta 36,660 2,745 39,405
Eastern 39,322 3,388 42,710
Flying Tiger 5,832 866 6,698
Northwest 16,499 284 16,783
Pan American 23,924 613 24,537
Piedmont 10,783 3,778 14,561
Republic 13,681 1,521 15,202
Trans World 27,535 2,073 29,608
United 46,918 3,133 50,051
USAIR 13,401 388 13,789
Western 10,351 912 11,263
Total Majors 297,148 26,159 323,307
NATIONALS      
Air California 2,525 269 2,794
Alaska 2,985 299 3,284
Aloha 818 178 996
Braniff, Inc. 1,356 107 1,463
Frontier 4,309 259 4,568
Hawaiian 1,318 467 1,785
Midway 1,617 349 1,966
New York Air      
Ozark 4,159   4,159
Pacific Southwest 4,212 309 4,521
People Express 3,402 1,116 4,518
Southwest 4,026 209 4,235
Transamerica 1,077 72 1,149
World 2,535 379 2,914
Total Nationals 34,339 4,013 38,352
Large Regionals      
Air Atlanta      
Air Wisconsin 1,137 49 1,186
America West 2,079 400 2,479
American Trans Air 1,051 150 1,201
Arrow 639 119 758
Aspen 426 60 486
Britt      
Buffalo 37   37
Empire 944 65 1,009
Florida Express 455 93 548
Jet America 682 56 738
Markair 573 46 619
Midwest Express 134 39 173
Muse 947 94 1,041
Pacific Interstate 38 0 38
Pilgrim 326 51 377
Ports of Call 159 87 246
Reeve 251 65 316
Rich 62 1 63
Ryan 69 0 69
South Pacific 104 24 128
Southern Air      
Sun Country      
Sunworld 325 27 352
Tower 265   265
Zantop 1,269 384 1,653
Total Large Regional 11,972 1,810 13,782
Medium Regionals      
Aerial 18 20 38
Air Express      
Airlift 103 4 107
All Star      
Atlantic Gulf      
Best      
Challenge      
Galaxy      
Great American      
Gulf Air Transport 90 8 98
Independent Air 21 40 61
Jet East 105   105
Jet Fleet   10 10
Rosenbalm 117   117
Skybus 143 3 146
Total      
Trans Air Link 84 2 86
Trans International 24   24
Total Medium Regionals 705 87 792
Total Form 41 Carriers 344,164 32,069 376,233