Airline

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A FedEx Express McDonnell Douglas MD-11. FedEx Express is the warld's lairgest airline in terms o freicht tons flewn.[2]
Ryanair Boeing 737-800 shortly efter tak-aff. Ryanair carried the biggest nummer o internaitional passengers in 2009.[1]

An airline is a company that provides air transport services for travelin passengers an freicht. Airlines lease or ain thair aircraft wi which tae supply thir services an mey furm pairtnerships or alliances wi ither airlines for mutual benefit. Generally, airline companies are recognised wi an air operatin certificate or license issued bi a govrenmental aviation body.

Airlines vary frae those wi a single aircraft carryin mail or cargae, throu full-service internaitional airlines operatin hunders o aircraft. Airline services can be categorized as bein intercontinental, intra-continental, domestic, regional, or internaitional, an mey be operatit as scheduled services or charters.

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  1. "Scheduled Passengers Carried". Iata.org. Archived frae the oreeginal on 3 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  2. "Scheduled Freight Tonne - Kilometres". Iata.org. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-22.