Airline Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old airline quotes, airline sayings, and airline proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Most airlines move too fast in a merger. Speed is not as critical as efficiency.     

Bill Vaughan

Airlines are one of the last things to be liberalized.     

Tony Fernandes

Airlines are interesting. They not only favor celebrities, they court them.     

Phil Donahue

The airline business is the biggest team sport in the world. When you're all consumed with fighting among yourselves, your opponents can run over you every day.     

Gordon Bethune

Airlines go in the long run at the competition to reason. For the passenger the competition is good, because each competitor tries to undercut the other one.     

Niki Lauda

Southwest Airlines is successful because the company understands it's a customer service company. It also happens to be an airline.     

Harvey Mackay