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Number of Employees Certificated Carriers Year End Data 1987

Number of Employees
Certificated Carriers
Year End Data 1987

CARRIER GROUP NAME FULL TIME PART TIME TOTAL
MAJORS      
American 53,756 6,779 60,535
Continental 31,615 4,079 35,694
Delta 49,233 3,361 52,594
Eastern 33,661 3,256 36,917
Federal Express 39,537 13,751 53,288
Flying Tiger 5,638 726 6,364
Northwest 32,535 1,967 34,502
Pan American 21,679 527 22,206
Piedmont 18,085 3,413 21,498
Trans World 28,585 2,273 30,858
United 58,442 4,573 63,015
USAIR 15,869 640 16,509
Total Majors 388,635 45,345 433,980
NATIONALS      
Air Wisconsin 1,161 41 1,202
Alaska 3,815 510 4,325
Aloha 946 245 1,191
America West 6,108 1,326 7,434
American Trans Air 1,481 194 1,675
Braniff, Inc. 1,898 152 2,050
Hawaiian 2,078 613 2,691
Midway 2,612 640 3,252
Pacific Southwest 5,167 355 5,522
Southwest 5,338 486 5,824
World 250   250
Zantop 1,237 330 1,567
Total Nationals 32,091 4,892 36,983
Large Regionals      
Air America 279   279
Arrow 131 1 132
Aspen 496 99 595
Emerald 110 2 112
Evergreen 686 66 752
Five Star 114   114
Florida Express 851 150 1,001
Gulf Air Transport 314 5 319
Horizon Air 1,299 169 1,468
Interstate 386 35 421
Key 226   226
Markair 561 70 631
Midwest Express 258 74 332
Northern Air Cargo 160 7 167
Orion 849 7 856
Presidential 571 87 658
Reeve 213 68 281
Rosenbalm 105 15 120
Royal West 324 24 348
Skyworld 300 90 390
Southern Air 631 65 696
Sun Country 171 5 176
Sunworld 381 3 384
Tower 472   472
Total Large Regional 9,888 1,042 10,930
Medium Regionals      
Aerial 37 15 52
Aeron 23   23
Amerijet 83   83
Buffalo 86 4 90
Challenge Air Cargo 117   117
Conner 5 3 8
Express One 105   105
Florida West 182 46 228
Great American 18 5 23
Independent Air 64 14 78
Jet Fleet   10 10
MGM Grand 170 6 176
Millon 16 2 18
Pacific Interstate 42   42
Trans Air Link 88   88
Trans International 82 1 83
Total Medium Regionals 1,118 106 1,224
Total Form 41 Carriers 431,732 51,385 483,117