Philadelphia International Airport
International Carriers


As of December 2017, Philadelphia International Airport hosts to flights to destinations in Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East through six international carriers:  Air Canada, Sunwing Airlines, British Airways, Icelandair, Lufthansa, and Qatar Airways.

Past carriers at PHL include Aeromexico, Aer Lingus, Air France, Air Jamaica, and Swissair, to name a few.

Today, these carriers operate the following flights:

Air Canada:  Multiple daily flights to Montreal and Toronto via Jazz Airlines and SkyRegional Airlines, respectively.

Aer Lingus:  Flights to return to PHL in 2018 using the 757.

Sunwing Airlines:  Twice weekly seasonal flights to Freeport in the Bahamas.  This flight did not resume in 2017.

British Airways:  Historically been two daily flights to London-Heathrow.  Equipment is usually a 777-200 or 777-200ER on BA66/67 and of lately, 777-200, 777-200ER, 787-8, or 787-9 on BA68/69.  As of March 2017, one daily flight on BA66/67 on the 747-400.

Icelandair:  Four times a week between late May and late September (usually Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday) on the 757-200.  In 2018, the flight will operate using the 737 MAX 8.

Lufthansa:  One daily flight to Frankfurt operated by Lufthansa CityLine on an Airbus A340-300.  Prior to CityLine taking over, the flight has been operated by an A340-300 and sometimes operated by an A330-300, A340-600, and 747-400.  As of late October 2017, Lufthansa has returned mainline flights to PHL with the A340-300.

Qatar Airways:  Four or five times a week on the Airbus A350-900XWB.  The flight also utilizes the 777-200LR or 777-300ER if an A350 is unavailable.

Photos in the slideshow were taken between August 2015 and December 2017.  Apologies for the large copyrights in each photo - this is necessary in this day and age where photos are widely stolen and passed along as if they are one's own.