Flying is one of the activities characterising human existence as travelling to other parts of the world will be a herculean task without the use of aircraft.
YEN.com.gh notes that some airlines that date back to the early 20th century have been helpful to mankind in terms of transportation, and on the basis of this, seven of them that are still in existence will be listed in this article.
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Courtesy of Oldest.org,YEN.com.gh 7 oldest airlines still operating in the world
1. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
This airline was founded in October 7, 1919 and it is headquartered in Amstelveen, North Holland, Netherlands. It has a fleet size of 117 and flies to 145 destinations.
Avianca, which has its headquarter in Bogota, Colombia, was founded in December 5, 1919.
It has a fleet size of 102 and the airline flies to 114 destinations.
Qantas is headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and it was founded in November 16, 1920. The airline, which has a fleet size of 130 planes, flies to 85 destinations.
This airline was founded in February 3, 1923, and it is headquartered in Moscow, Russia. Its fleet size is 247 planes and the airline flies to 146 destinations.
5. Czech Airlines
This was founded in October 6, 1923. The airline is headquarters of the airline is in Vokovich, Prague, Czech Republic. It has a fleet size 14 planes and the airline flies to 25 destinations.
Finnair was founded in November 1, 1923. Its headquarters is in Vantaa, Finland. Finnair has 84 planes and the airline flies to 132 destinations.
7. Delta Air Lines
This airline was founded in May 2, 1925. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The airline has 840 planes. It flies to 325 destinations.
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