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Oneworld (marketed as oneworld) is the smallest of the world's three largest airline alliance after Star Alliance and SkyTeam respectively. It was founded in 1999 and its headquarters are in New York City, United States. Its slogan is, "An alliance of the world's leading airlines working as one." In December 2013, Oneworld's member airlines collectively operate a fleet of some 3,300 aircraft, serve about a thousand airports in more than 150 countries, carrying 475 million passengers per year on 14,000 daily departures, generating annual revenues of more than US$ 140 billion.


American Airlines, Canadian Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Qantas were the five founding members of Oneworld.
Member airline Joined
Germany Air Berlin 20 March 2012
United States American Airlines 1 February 1999
United Kingdom British Airways 1 February 1999
Hong Kong Cathay Pacific 1 February 1999
Finland Finnair 1 September 1999
Spain Iberia 1 September 1999
Japan Japan Airlines 1 April 2007
Chile LAN Airlines 1 June 2000
Malaysia Malaysia Airlines 1 February 2013
Mexico Mexicana de Aviacion 10 November 2009
Australia Qantas 1 February 1999
Qatar Qatar Airways 30 October 2013
Jordan Royal Jordanian 1 April 2007
Russia S7 Airlines 15 November 2010
Sri Lanka SriLankan Airlines 1 May 2014

Founding member
Inactive member since August 2010.

Past members

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