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Number of Employees Certificated Carriers Year End Data 1988

Number of Employees
Certificated Carriers
Year End Data 1988

CARRIER GROUP NAME FULL TIME PART TIME TOTAL
MAJORS      
American 58,690 7,862 66,552
Continental 30,569 3,753 34,322
Delta 53,073 3,649 56,722
Eastern 28,017 2,722 30,739
Federal Express 44,337 19,144 63,481
Flying Tiger 5,876 850 6,726
Northwest 34,387 1,602 35,989
Pan American 22,626 1,980 24,606
Piedmont 19,361 2,150 21,511
Trans World 29,971 2,794 32,765
United 59,421 5,012 64,433
USAIR 23,513 824 24,337
Total Majors 409,841 52,342 462,183
NATIONALS      
Air Wisconsin 1,335 56 1,391
Alaska 4,190 584 4,774
Aloha 1,160 297 1,457
America West 6,572 1,570 8,142
American Trans Air 1,579 210 1,789
Braniff, Inc. 3,592 195 3,787
Hawaiian 2,479 537 3,016
Midway 3,299 670 3,969
Southwest 5,812 676 6,488
United Parcel 2,069 185 2,254
World 373 22 395
Zantop 1,255 260 1,515
Total Nationals 33,715 5,262 38,977
Large Regionals      
Air America 270 4 274
Arrow 131 2 133
Aspen 504 156 660
Emerald 156 13 169
Evergreen 606 20 626
Express One 117   117
Five Star 112   112
Florida Express 322   322
Gulf 417 8 425
Horizon Air 1,331 142 1,473
IASCO 19   19
Key 188 24 212
Markair 608 92 700
Midwest Express 435 81 516
Northern Air Cargo 169 26 195
Orion 557 4 561
Presidential 725 157 882
Reeve 228 59 287
Rich 78 3 81
Rosenbalm 420 65 485
Skyworld 272 67 339
Southern Air 683 83 766
Sun Country 204 5 209
Tower 499   499
Westair 1,340 67 1,407
Total Large Regional 10,391 1,078 11,469
Medium Regionals      
Aerial 41 17 58
Aeron 15   15
Air Transport 89   89
Amerijet 98 6 104
Buffalo 35 4 39
Challenge Air Cargo 159   159
Conner 5 3 8
Express One     0
Florida West 162 14 176
Great American 18 10 28
Independent Air 77 10 87
Jet Fleet   10 10
MGM Grand 173 8 181
Millon 20 2 22
Pacific Interstate 40   40
Trans Air Link 86   86
Trans Continental 200 6 206
Trans Intl 190 11 201
Total Medium Regionals 1,408 101 1,509
Total Form 41 Carriers 455,355 58,783 514,138