Most used aircraft types – commercial flights

If you have ever been on a passenger plane, it was most likely manufactured by Airbus or Boeing. Here you can learn more about the two dominating companies in commercial aircraft, and find out which are the most popular aircraft models in the world.

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When it comes to aircraft types used as passenger planes, the market is primarily dominated by two parties – the European company Airbus and the American opponent Boeing. Both of the companies produce aircraft used by airlines all over the world, and their planes come in a number of shapes and sizes.


Airbus is a multinational company with major offices in both the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain. Their primary business is the manufacturing of commercial aircraft, and today the company produces a couple of the most used aircraft models in the world. The most popular ones are A320, A330, A350 and A380 – follow the links below to learn more and find popular flights offered with each aircraft type.


The American company Boeing was founded more than 100 years ago, and has grown to be one of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world. The company has a long history of creating popular commercial aircraft models, and today four of the most used ones are 737, 747, 777 and 787. Take a look at the following links if you want to learn more about each aircraft type and see which airlines use the planes on their routes.

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