What Airline Is the World’s Largest?

The national airline of the Soviet Union, Aeroflot, which is owned by the Russian government, is now the largest airline in the world. Aeroflot has 1,300 planes and 400,000 workers, and carries about 90 million passengers a year to 65 different countries.

The largest airline in the U.S., and the world’s largest airline not owned by a government, is United Airlines, which has 365 planes carrying about 30 million passengers a year.