The Best U.S. Air Companies: Ranked by RealRate’s Groundbreaking Artificial Intelligence



RealRate’s 2023 ranking for U.S. Air industry is now out! The results, which are sorted by financial strength, are right here.


The Top 5 Air companies are as follows:



The top 3 companies in order are Saker Aviation, FedEx Corp, and Harbor Diversified. Saker outperformed the rest due to a strong Operating Expenses figure. FedEx and Harbor Diversified did well because of a superior Other Expenses figure.

Saker is certainly flying high after finishing in the top spot 2 years in a row. FedEx move up from 3rd to 2nd in the space of the last year, and after taking the top spot in 2021, they are certainly consistent performers. Harbor Diversified is too, having come 3rd, 2nd, and 3rd in the last 3 years.

From a total of 14 companies, 3 received our ‘Top Rated’ award.






The companies in 6-14th place are as follows:



The U.S. Air Industry is colossal. There were 747 million US airline passengers in 2022. An apt number indeed.

US airlines generated $206.3 billion in revenue through the first three quarters of 2022.

The number of passengers flying in 2022 rose by 141.4 million passengers when compared to 2021, a huge increase of 125.9%.

The US airlines employ 784,310 total employees, comprised of 673,324 full-time employees and 110,986 part-time employees.

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