Popular Aircraft in Commercial Airline Fleets

Which planes comprise the most popular airline fleet? Which should you learn to fly to be hired by the airlines? There are hundreds of types of aircraft flying around the world today. Here we’ve listed the most popular aircraft models used by commercial airlines detailing general information and interesting facts. Most are manufactured by Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, McDonnell Douglas, and Embraer. Therefore, you’ll likely find yourself flying one of these when you become an airline pilot. Here at Epic, we train commercial airline pilots who go on to fly these aircraft.

Whether you are flying American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, or Southwest Airlines, next time you board one of these beautiful aircraft, ask what type of aircraft it is. And don’t forget to ask if your pilot trained at Epic! We can train you to fly for airlines around the world. A pilot’s life is like no other. You’ll make friends and see the world while earning a good living. Wishing you blue skies in whatever type of aircraft you choose to fly!


Airbus A320 Airline Fleet
Airbus A321 Airline Fleet
Airbus A319 Airline Fleet
Airbus A300 Airline Fleet





McDonnell Douglas


Manufacturer: Comac