Ryanair — an Irish airline — carried more international passengers than any other airline in 2010. This isn't a new trend: for the past two years, Ryanair has carried more international passengers than bigger airlines like Lufthansa, Air France, and American Airlines.
More interesting airline facts:
- Southwest Airlines carried the most domestic passengers in 2009.
- The airline with the largest fleet size is Delta Airlines, with a fleet of 743 aircraft. American carriers tend to top the list in terms of biggest airlines in terms of fleet size.
- The world's largest cargo airline in terms of fleet and domestic deliveries is FedEx Express. Counting international deliveries brings Korean Air Cargo to first place.
More Info: www.faa.gov
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