Air Transport World

Trends.(top airlines, exhange rates and jet fuel price data)(Illustration)

 TRENDS  Top 25 Airlines  Jan.--Dec. 2002     Airline             RPKs (000)   1 American            195,775,490  2 United              176,118,870  3 Delta               164,165,360  4 Northwest           115,891,200  5 British Airways     100,787,000  6 Air France           98,095,000  7 Continental          95,492,378  8 Lufthansa            88,570,000  9 Singapore            74,171,944 10 Southwest            73,035,567 11 Air Canada           69,404,000 12 US Airways           64,438,005 13 Qantas (2)           63,946,000 14 KLM                  58,595,300 15 JAL (3)              54,813,715 16 Cathay Pacific (1)   44,512,899 17 Iberia               40,470,000 18 Korean (1)           38,170,000 19 Thai Int'l (3)       32,206,585 20 America West         31,974,849 21 Emirates (1)         27,193,579 22 Alitalia (2)         25,250,500 23 SAS                  24,578,647 24 ChinaSouthern (1)    24,265,500 25 China Airlines (1)   24,023,571  Source: ATW Research. … 

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