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List Rules Vote for your favorite US airline for domestic travel.

Here are the best airlines for domestic travel within the US. These US airlines are known for their affordable tickets, plentiful and flexible flight times, top rate customer service, and many other perks. Large airlines like Delta, United, and American Airlines have long ruled the skies, but smaller companies like JetBlue, Southwest, and Virgin America have gained popularity in recent decades due to their cheaper tickets and more pleasant flight experiences. However, many smaller companies have limited options, flying to fewer or inconvenient airports, or they offer less frequent flights.  

What are the best domestic airlines? Take a look at this list and you'll see how the voters view the airlines that dominate aviation travel.

Vote on your favorite domestic airlines for travel within the United States. If you see an airline missing, add it to the list - or click Rerank to customize a list of your own.

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1
205 87
Southwest Airlines is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
Denver International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, Dallas Love Field

2
139 67
JetBlue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
John F. Kennedy International Airport

3
142 83
Delta Airlines is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US

4
63 33
Virgin America is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
Dani Porter added Punta Gorda Airport, San Francisco International Airport

5
63 38
Hawaiian Airlines is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US

6
50 13
Alaska Airlines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
Alaska Airlines

7
40 45
American Airlines is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
American Airlines

8
43 61
Frontier Airlines is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
Denver International Airport, Eppley Airfield, Kansas City International Airport

9
62 102
United Airlines is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
Denver International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport

10
37 60
Allegiant Air is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
Punta Gorda Airport

11
19 46
SkyWest Airlines is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
Salt Lake City International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, O'Hare International Airport

12
22 45
Mesa Airlines is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
Denver International Airport, O'Hare International Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport

13
18 41
Sun Country Airlines is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport

14
29 79
Spirit Airlines is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
Atlantic City International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport

15
17 50
Envoy Air is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Airlines for Domestic Travel in the US
Los Angeles International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, O'Hare International Airport