Who's flying with Airbus in the U.S.
Serving U.S. customers for over 30 years
Over 2,100 Airbus aircraft have been delivered to customers in the United States since the handover of the first Airbus jetliner - an A300 - to Eastern Airlines in 1978. This number will grow to more than 3,200 - further strengthening Airbus' position in one of the world's most important and demanding marketplaces.
Airbus jetliners have become the aircraft of choice for a range of customers in the U.S. - from major carriers and cargo airlines to low-cost operators and the world's largest leasing companies.
Among the largest Airbus airline customers in the U.S. are American Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Airbus' highly reliable and efficient A320 Family is America’s bestseller, flying with carriers such as Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines, Spirit, jetBlue, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, US Airways and Virgin America. The all-new A350 XWB is already a success in the U.S. with orders from Air Lease Corporation, CIT, Delta Air Lines, GECAS, Hawaiian Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways. Air Lease Corporation, CIT, Delta Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines have also placed orders for Airbus’ highly-efficient A330neo (new engine option) jetliner.
Other major Airbus customers in the United States include leasing companies and aviation investment firms such as CIT, GECAS, and ILFC. American cargo and express package operators Federal Express, United Parcel Service and others also have chosen Airbus aircraft for their operations.
The versatile Airbus fleet in service performs a variety of operations: short-, medium- and long-haul passenger service, charters and regularly-scheduled flights, and the transportation of freight. The commonality of Airbus' fly-by-wire aircraft leads to significant cost savings in crew training for U.S. customers, as well as greater scheduling flexibility in mixed short- and long-haul operations.
A320 operators in the US
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