Making an Airline

Hello IFC,

what if you could build an entirely new airline, with new aircraft and a real world hub. How would you call your Airline? Which Aircrafts and why? What would be your hub?

Interested to see your imaginary airlines :)

Worldlink Airways (with subsidiaries Worldlink Express Airways, Worldlink Cargo Airways and Link Air)

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IATA: WK

ICAO: WLK

Callsign: Worldlink

Motto: The Spirit of the World - Connecting the World with comfort and ease

We are based across the world ranging across 7 continents with over 10000 destinations with a fleet of thousands of aircraft across all sectors.

We focus on connecting the entire world making sure that we can offer our customers the best comfort and get them to wherever they need to go with no complications, no overbooking and on time. We have an extremely diverse fleet of aircraft of all types which means we are able to connect the small airports with our domestic & regional flights all the way up to our class-leading long and ultra-long haul flights.

Our passenger aircraft have been designed to have the maximum comfort possible in all seating classes while also staying economically profitable. Our freight aircraft are designed to carry large amounts of cargo and get to wherever they need to go in the most efficient way possible. Our private aircraft have been designed for the elite and will be used for upper-class hoidaymakers, business trips, ferrying crews and pilots if needs be and much more


# Hubs

We have a total of 44 primary commercial hubs:

Honolulu (Daniel K. Inoyue) International Airport ( HNL/PHNL )
Seattle Tacoma International Airport ( SEA/KSEA )
Vancouver International Airport ( YVR/CYVR )
San Francisco International Airport ( SFO/KSFO )
Los Angeles International Airport ( LAX/KLAX )
Mexico City (Benito Juárez) International Airport ( MEX/MMMX )
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, Nevada, USA ( LAS/KLAS )
Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport ( DFW/KDFW)
Denver International Airport ( DEN/KDEN )
Houston (George Bush) Intercontinental Airport ( IAH/KIAH )
Chicago O’Hare International Airport ( ORD/KORD )
Detroit Metropolitan International Airport ( DTW/KDTW )
Atlanta (Hartsfield-Jackson) International Airport ( ATL/KATL )
Miami International Airport ( MIA/KMIA )
John F. Kennedy International Airport ( JFK/KJFK )
Boston Logan International Airport ( BOS/KBOS )
Toronto International Airport ( YYZ/CYYZ )
Rio de Janeiro (Galaēo) International Airport ( GIG/SBGL )
London Heathrow International Airport ( LHR/EGLL )
London Gatwick International Airport ( LGW/EGKK )
Paris (Charles de Gaulle) International Airport ( CDG/LFPG )
Frankfurt International Airport ( FRA/EDDF )
Amsterdam (Schipol) International Airport ( AMS/EHAM )
Madrid (Barajas) International Airport ( MAD/LEMD )
Lisbon International Airport ( LIS/LPPT )
Rome International Airport ( FCO/LIRF )
Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport ( SVO/UUEE )
Cape Town International Airport ( CPT/FACT )
Johannesburg (O.R.Tambo) International Airport ( JNB/FAOR )
Istanbul New Airport ( IST/LTFM )
Doha (Hamad) International Airport ( DOH/OTHH )
Abu Dhabi International Airport ( AUH/OMAA )
Dubai International Airport ( DXB/OMDB )
Indira Grandhi International Airport ( DEL/VIDP )
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport ( BKK/VTBS )
Beijing Daxing International Airport ( PKX/ZBAD )
Shanghai Pudong International Airport ( PVG/ZSPD )
Hong Kong International Airport ( HKG/VHHH )
Singapore Changi International Airport ( SIN/WSSS )
Tokyo Haneda International Airport ( HND/RJTT )
Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta) International Airport ( CGK/WIII )
Perth International Airport ( PER/YPPH )
Melbourne Tullamarine International Airport ( MEL/YMML )
Sydney (Kingsford Smith) International Airport ( SYD/YSSY )
Auckland International Airport ( AKL/NZAA )


We have a total of 30 secondary hubs:

Anchorage International Airport ( ANC/PANC )
Portland International Airport ( PDX/KPDX )
San Jose International Airport ( SJC/KSJC )
San Diego International Airport ( SAN/KSAN )
Phoenix (Sky Harbor) International Airport ( PHX/KPHX )
Washington Dulles International Airport ( IAD/KIAD )
Newark Liberty International Airport ( EWR/KEWR )
Philadelphia International Airport ( PHL/KPHL )
Orlando International Airport ( MCO/KMCO )
Montreal International Airport ( YUL/CYUL )
Sao Paolo International Airport ( GRU/SBGR )
Dublin International Airport ( DUB/EIDW )
Manchester International Airport ( MAN/EGCC )
Glasgow International Airport ( GLA/EGPF )
Paris Orly International Airport ( ORY/LFPO )
Berlin Tegel International Airport ( TXL/EDDT )
Barcelona (El Prat) International Airport ( BCN/LEBL )
Porto International Airport ( OPO/LPPR )
Dusseldorf International Airport ( DUS/EDDL )
Milan International Airport ( MXP/LIMC )
Zurich International Airport ( ZRH/LSZH )
Athens International Airport ( ATH/LGAV )
Lagos (Murtala Muhammed) International Airport ( LOS/DNMM )
Addis Ababa (Bole) International Airport ( ADD/HAAB )
Kuwait International Airport ( KWI/OKBK )
Chengdu International Airport ( CTU/ZUUU )
Incheon International Airport ( ICN/RKSI )
Tokyo Kansai International Airport ( KIX/RJBB )
Tokyo Narita International Airport ( NRT/RJAA )
Kuala Lumpur International Airport ( KUL/WMKK )
Bali (Ngurah Rai) International Airport ( DPS/WADD )
Christchurch International Airport ( CHC/NZCH )
Nadi International Airport ( NAN/NFFN )


We have a total of 11 cargo hubs across the world.

Anchorage International Airport ( ANC/PANC )
Memphis International Airport ( MEM/KMEM )
Louisville International Airport ( SDF/KSDF)
Luxembourg International Airport ( LUX/ELLX )
Leipzig/Halle International Airport ( LEJ/EDDP )
Dubai International Airport ( DXB/OMDB )
Shanghai Pudong International Airport ( PVG/ZSPD)
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport ( TPE/RCTP )
Tokyo Narita International Airport ( NRT/RJAA )
Singapore Changi International Airport ( SIN/WSSS )
Hong Kong (Chek Lap Kok) International Airport ( HKG/VHHH )


We have a total of 34 hubs for our private aircraft.

Hilo Airport ( ITO/PHTO )
Kahului Airport ( OGG/PHOG )
Juneau International Airport ( JNU/PAJN )
Spokane International Airport ( GEG/KGEG )
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, California, USA ( SBA/KSBA )
Colorado Springs Municipial Airport ( COS/KCOS )
Dallas Love Field Airport, Texas, USA ( DAL/KDAL )
Westchester County Airport, New York State, USA ( HPN/KPHN )
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, Florida, USA ( FXE/KFXE )
Teterboro Airport ( TEB/KTEB )
Shannon International Airport ( SNN/EINN )
Inverness International Airport ( INV/EGPE )
London Luton Airport, London, UK ( LTN/EGGW )
Bristol International Airport ( BRS/EGGD )
Paris Le Bourget Airport, Paris, France ( LBG/LFPB )
Geneva Cointrin Airport, Geneva, Switzerland ( GVA/LSGG )
Prague Václav Havel Airport, Prague, Czech Republic ( PRG/LKPR )
Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, Istanbul, Turkey ( SAW/LTFJ )
Virginia General Aviation Airport, Durban, South Africa ( VIR/FAVG )
Kruger Mpumalanga Airport, Kruger National Park, South Africa (MQP/FAKN)
Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai, UAE ( DWC/OMDW)
Xi’an Xianying International Airport, Xi’an, China ( XIY/ZLXY )
Chubu Centrair International Airport, Nagoya, Japan ( NGO/RJGG )
Godafredo P. Ramos Airport, Malay, Philippines ( MPH/RPVE )
Seletar Airport, Singapore ( XSP/WSSL )
Juanda International Airport, Surabaya, Indonesia ( SUB/WARR )
Canberra International Airport ( CBR/YSCB )
Perth International Airport ( PER/YPPH )
Alice Springs International Airport ( ASP/YBAS )
Gold Coast Airport ( OOL/YBCG)
Wellington International Airport ( WLG/NZWN )
Queenstown International Airport ( ZQN/NZQN )
Suva (Nausori) International Airport ( SUV/NFNA )
Tahiti (Faa’a) International Airport ( PPT/NTAA )


Codeshares

Aer Lingus
Air Canada
Air France
Air New Zealand
Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
British Airways
Cathay Pacific
Delta Air Lines
Emirates
Ethiad Airways
FINNAIR
Iberia
Japan Airlines
KLM
Malaysian Airlines
LATAM
Qantas
Qatar Airways
Singapore Airlines
South African Airlines
Turkish Airlines
United Airlines
Vueling Airlines

Aerologic
CargoLux
Cathay Pacific Cargo
FedEx
Lufthansa Cargo
UPS


Our Fleet

Note: Complimentary Food & Beverage service available for passengers on ALL aircraft except Freighter aircraft :)

WORLDLINK AIRWAYS

A220-100 (107 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A220-300 (551 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A318 (59 in fleet) | Wifi & AC Power Available on select Aircraft |
A319 (1271 in fleet) | Wifi & AC Power Available on select Aircraft |
A320 (4528 in fleet) | Wifi & AC Power Available on select Aircraft |
A319neo (170 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A320neo (3804 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A321neo (2298 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A321neoLR (141 in fleet - 352 on order ) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A321neoXLR (0 in fleet - 317 on order) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A330-300 (729 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A330-800neo (37 in fleet - 142 on order ) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A330-900neo (15 in fleet - 111 on order ) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A340-500 (17 in fleet) | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A340-600 (94 in fleet) | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A350-900 (753 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A350-900ULR (29 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A350-1000 (237 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A350-1000ULR (0 in fleet - 25 on order) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A380-800 (259 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B737-700NG (1172 in fleet) | Wifi, AC Power & IFE Available On Select Aircraft |
B737-800NG (4971 in fleet) | Wifi, AC Power & IFE Available On Select Aircraft |
B737-900NG (548 in fleet) |Wifi, AC Power & IFE Available On Select Aircraft |
B737 MAX 8 (3301 in fleet - GROUNDED ) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B737 MAX 9 (515 in fleet - GROUNDED ) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B737 MAX 10 (0 in fleet - 479 on order) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B747-400 (190 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B747-8 | (64 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B777-200ER (363 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B777-200LR (114 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B777-300ER (877 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B777-8X (0 in fleet - 196 on order) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B777-9X (0 in fleet - 244 on order) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B787-8 (492 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B787-9 (393 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B787-10 (231 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |

WORLDLINK EXPRESS AIRWAYS (IATA: WX, ICAO: WKE, Callsign: Worldlink Expressways)

Dash 8-Q400 (588 in fleet) | AC Power |
E175 (603 in fleet) | AC Power |
E175-E2 (17 in fleet - 590 on order ) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
E190-E2 (201 in fleet - 31 on order ) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
E195 (152 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power |
E195-E2 (27 in fleet - 147 on order ) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
CRJ-200 (697 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power |
CRJ-550 (115 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
CRJ-700 (343 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power |
CRJ-900 (229 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
CRJ-1000 (57 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |

WORLDLINK CARGO AIRWAYS (IATA: WC, ICAO: WLC, Callsign: Worldlink Cargo)

747-400F (231 in fleet)
747-8F (93 in fleet - 250 on order )
777-200F (211 in fleet)

LINK AIR (IATA: LN, ICAO: LNK, Callsign: Link Air)

Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 (175 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
Embraer Lineage 1000E (67 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
Learjet 70 (113 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A320neo ACJ (141 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
A350-900 ACJ (74 in fleet - 20 on order ) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B737-MAX8 BBJ (175 in fleet - GROUNDED ) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B737-MAX9 BBJ (162 in fleet - GROUNDED ) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B787-9 BBJ (54 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
B777-9X BBJ (43 on order) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
Gulfstream G650ER (190 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainment |
Bombardier Global 7500 (216 in fleet) | Wifi Available | AC Power | In-Flight Entertainent |


FREQUENT FLYER PROGRAM

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Global Flyer Status: Upon Registration
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Global Flyer+ Status : 5000 miles
Bronze Global Flyer Status: 10000 miles
Silver Global Flyer Status: 25000 miles
Ruby Global Flyer Status: 50000 miles

Global+, Bronze, Silver and Ruby Holders get unlimited access to our Business Lounge and its facilities, available at our primary and secondary hubs.
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Gold Global Flyer Status: 100000 miles
Diamond Global Flyer Status: 250000 miles
Emerald Global Flyer Status: 500000 miles

Gold, Diamond and Emerald Holders get unlimited access to our First Class Lounge along with its facilities, available at all our primary hubs
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Sapphire Global Flyer Status: 1 MILLION miles
Platinum Global Flyer Status: 5 MILLION miles

Sapphire and Platinum Holders get automatically booked into First Class seats of their choosing along with unlimited access to our Global One lounge, available at KSFO, KLAX, KDEN, KATL, KJFK, EGLL, LFPG, OTHH, OMDB, VIDP, RJTT, WSSS and YSSY
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….Thanks for reading and choosing to fly with the Worldlink Airways Group….

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sad to see that my home airport wasn’t featured 😂 would love to fly that airline

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What’s your home airport?

Berlin Tegel TXL/EDDT

Check the list of secondary hubs now :)

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brb booking a flight on worldlink rn…

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Heyyyy my home airport Gold Coast is featured in the private hubs! I’ll look into booking a flight soon! 😂

@BennyBoy Nice Airline, when did you twrite this long text?

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that is possibly the single least economically viable business model I have seen in my entire life 🤣

it’s never bad to dream big!

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This made me laugh

St.patrick air. A small irish airline with 3 major hubs, EIDW, EICK, EIIF. It would use: cessna carravan, a318, a320.

I believe this topic has already been made. Feel free to check out what other peoples airline would look like below :D

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