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Number of Employees Certificated Carriers Year End Data 1986

Number of Employees
Certificated Carriers
Year End Data 1986

CARRIER GROUP NAME FULL TIME PART TIME TOTAL
MAJORS      
American 47,623 5,834 53,457
Continental 18,699 2,618 21,317
Delta 37,022 2,153 39,175
Eastern 39,645 3,245 42,890
Federal Express 33,964 12,505 46,469
Flying Tiger 5,524 626 6,150
Northwest 32,555 1,289 33,844
Pan American 20,831 768 21,599
Piedmont      
Trans World 28,327 1,947 30,274
United 56,792 3,971 60,763
USAIR 14,514 462 14,976
Western 11,069 1,034 12,103
Total Majors 346,565 36,452 383,017
NATIONALS      
Air California 3,202 373 3,575
Air Wisconsin 1,145 47 1,192
Alaska 2,989 351 3,340
Aloha      
America West 3,556 690 4,246
American Trans Air 1,249 150 1,399
Braniff, Inc. 1,777 126 1,903
Hawaiian 1,733 610 2,343
Jet America 752 69 821
Midway 2,053 436 2,489
New York Air      
Pacific Southwest 4,795 321 5,116
People Express 3,149 1,410 4,559
Southwest 4,362 290 4,652
Transtar 1,140 69 1,209
World 1,879 190 2,069
Zantop 1,287 376 1,663
Total Nationals 35,068 5,508 40,576
Large Regionals      
Air America      
Air Atlanta      
Arrow 98   98
Aspen 495 68 563
Britt 813 79 892
Emerald 116 1 117
Evergreen 657 53 710
Five Star 108   108
Florida Express 757 133 890
Gulf Air Transport 174 5 179
Horizon Air 1,063 124 1,187
Interstate 416 3 419
Key 217   217
Markair 553 85 638
Mid Pacific 556 305 861
Midwest Express 177 53 230
Northern Air Cargo 142 3 145
Pilgrim 270 5 275
Presidential 840 125 965
Reeve 237 70 307
Rosenbalm 268 25 293
Royal West      
Skyworld 305 90 395
Southern Air 498 16 514
Sun Country 176 3 179
Sunworld 506 32 538
Tower 292   292
Total Large Regional 9,734 1,278 11,012
Medium Regionals      
Aerial 20 15 35
Aeron 60   60
Buffalo 61 2 63
Challenge Air Cargo 86   86
Challenge Air Int'l 179 11 190
Galaxy 24 1 25
Great American 22 6 28
Independent Air 50 17 67
Jet East 81   81
Jet Fleet   10 10
Mcclain 308   308
Millon     0
Pacific Interstate 41   41
Skybus 1 2 3
South Pacific 137 27 164
Trans Air Link 88 6 94
Trans International 12   12
Total Medium Regionals 1,170 97 1,267
Total Form 41 Carriers 392,537 43,335 435,872