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United Airlines
United Airlines
United Airlines Holdings (formerly known as United Continental Holdings) is an airline holding company that primarily operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary United Airlines.
Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines is an airline low-cost carrier.
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines is a company that provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1926
Founding Date
1967
Founding Date
1924
Type
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Tags
Locations
Locations
Chicago, US HQ
Locations
Dallas, US HQ
Locations
Atlanta, US HQ
Employees
Employees
85,3001% increase
Employees
56,5007% decrease
Employees
74,00019% decrease
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
13.5 b
Valuation ($)
25.7 b
Valuation ($)
24.2 b
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
1.1 m
Twitter followers
2.1 m
Twitter followers
1.6 m
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
800
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
600
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
4.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
3.4
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
14.12%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
28.8%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
11.33%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
733
Alexa Website Rank
755
Alexa Website Rank
582
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
4
Employee Rating
4.3
Employee Rating
N/A

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$15.4b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$9b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$17.1b (FY, 2020)
Net income
Net income
($7.1b) (FY, 2020)
Net income
($3.1b) (FY, 2020)
Net income
($12.4b) (FY, 2020)

Operating

Aircraft Fleet
Aircraft Fleet
1.3 k (FY, 2020)
Aircraft Fleet
730 (Q1, 2021)
Aircraft Fleet
N/A
Available Seat Miles
Available Seat Miles
30.4 b (Q1, 2021)
Available Seat Miles
23.1 b (Q1, 2021)
Available Seat Miles
66.2 b (Q2, 2017)
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
$1.7 (Q1, 2021)
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
N/A
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
$1.6 (Q2, 2017)
Average Stage Length, miles
Average Stage Length, miles
1.3 k (FY, 2020)
Average Stage Length, miles
772 (Q1, 2021)
Average Stage Length, miles
N/A
Cargo Tonne Miles
Cargo Tonne Miles
2.7 k (FY, 2020)
Cargo Tonne Miles
N/A
Cargo Tonne Miles
2 b (Y, 2016)
Cost per Available Seat Mile
Cost per Available Seat Mile
$0.2 (Q1, 2021)
Cost per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Cost per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q2, 2017)
Daily Flights
Daily Flights
4.9 k (FY, 2019)
Daily Flights
N/A
Daily Flights
15 k (Y, 2016)
Destinations
Destinations
N/A
Destinations
107 (FY, 2020)
Destinations
323 (Y, 2016)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
Fuel Consumed, gallons
490 m (Q1, 2021)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
286 m (Q1, 2021)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
1 b (Q2, 2017)
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
812 (FY, 2020)
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
N/A
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
847 (Q2, 2017)
Passenger Load Factor
Passenger Load Factor
0.6 (Q1, 2021)
Passenger Load Factor
0.6 (Q1, 2021)
Passenger Load Factor
0.9 (Q2, 2017)
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q1, 2021)
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
undefined0.1 (Q1, 2021)
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Passengers
Passengers
14.7 m (Q1, 2021)
Passengers
14.2 m (Q1, 2021)
Passengers
183.7 m (Y, 2016)
Revenue Passenger Miles
Revenue Passenger Miles
17.2 b (Q1, 2021)
Revenue Passenger Miles
14.9 b (Q1, 2021)
Revenue Passenger Miles
57.6 b (Q2, 2017)
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Southwest Airlines
HQ
Dallas, US
Employees
56,500↓ 7% decrease

Southwest Airlines is an airline low-cost carrier.

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Delta Air Lines
HQ
Atlanta, US
Employees
74,000↓ 19% decrease

Delta Air Lines is a company that provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo.

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