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Top 10 Airlines in Asia-Pacific in 2021 by No. of Seats Sold

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China Southern Airlines Co Ltd, China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd, Air China Ltd, IndiGo Airlines Pvt Ltd, and Shandong Airlines Co., Ltd. are the top 5 airlines in Asia-Pacific in 2021 by no. of seats sold. Cumulatively, the top 10 airlines in Asia-Pacific sold 440,403,000 seats, the highest number of seats were sold by China Southern Airlines Co Ltd (88,982,000), followed by China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd (88,015,000) and Air China Ltd (86,196,000), while Lion Air (11,785,000) stood the lowest. In terms of the geographical split, 9 out of the top 10 airlines in Asia-Pacific are based in Asia, while 1 is based in Oceania. They employed a total of 388,626 people in 2021. China-based China Southern Airlines Co Ltd is the leading airline in Asia-Pacific (by no. of seats sold). The company reported revenues of $15,759 million with average revenue growth of 9.81% in the fiscal year ending 2021 (FY2021). It is a provider of air passenger and cargo transportation services. China Southern Airlines offers air transportation services for passengers, baggage, cargo, and mail at regional, domestic, and international levels. The company sold 88,982,000 seats in the year 2021. The company operates through a network of flight routes covering China and the rest of Asia and connects with Europe, Africa, Australia, and the Americas, and employs 97,709 people. China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd is one of the leading airlines in Asia-Pacific (by no. of seats sold). The company reported revenues of $10,407 million with average revenue growth of 14.48% in the fiscal year ending 2021 (FY2021). It is a subsidiary of China Eastern Air Holding Co, which is a provider of air transport services. It offers aviation services such as passenger transport, cargo transport, and mail delivery services. The company sold 88,015,000 seats in the year 2021, its Shanghai operations are based at Hongqiao International Airport, and Pudong International Airport, and employs 80,321 people.

China Southern Airlines Co Ltd

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Headquarters

China

Sector

Transport and Logistics

Parent/Subsidiary/Independent

Seats Sold ('000s, 2022)

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China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd

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Headquarters

China

Sector

Transport and Logistics

Parent/Subsidiary/Independent

Subsidiary (of China Eastern Air Holding Company)

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Air China Ltd

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Headquarters

China

Sector

Transport and Logistics

Parent/Subsidiary/Independent

Subsidiary (of China Aviation Group Co Ltd)

Seats Sold ('000s, 2022)

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IndiGo Airlines Pvt Ltd
Headquarters

India

Sector

Transport and Logistics

Parent/Subsidiary/Independent

Independent

Seats Sold ('000s, 2021)

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IndiGo Airlines Pvt Ltd
Shandong Airlines Co., Ltd.

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Headquarters

China

Sector

Transport and Logistics

Parent/Subsidiary/Independent

Subsidiary (of Air China Ltd)

Seats Sold ('000s, 2022)

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Xiamen Airlines Co Ltd
Headquarters

China

Sector

Transport and Logistics

Parent/Subsidiary/Independent

Subsidiary (of China Southern Airlines Co Ltd)

Seats Sold ('000s, 2022)

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Xiamen Airlines Co Ltd
Hainan Airlines Co Ltd

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Headquarters

China

Sector

Transport and Logistics

Parent/Subsidiary/Independent

Parent

Seats Sold ('000s, 2022)

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Spring Airlines Co Ltd
Headquarters

China

Sector

Transport and Logistics

Parent/Subsidiary/Independent

Subsidiary (of Shanghai Spring International Travel Services Ltd.)

Seats Sold ('000s, 2022)

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Spring Airlines Co Ltd
Qantas Airways Ltd

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Headquarters

Australia

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Transport and Logistics

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Parent

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Lion Air
Headquarters

Indonesia

Sector

Leisure and Arts

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Lion Air
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