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Operators by country

Page history last edited by PBworks 18 years, 1 month ago


Here is an (almost) comprehensive list of which operators are know to be using ACARS. Check the anomalies page if you are looking for something that is not listed here. If anyone knows of any other operators, please email us, and we'll update the list right away.


You can also see a list of Operators by airline here.


African Co-operativeAir AfriqueRK
ArgentinaAerolineas ArgentinasARA340 only
AustraliaAnsett AustraliaAN
AustriaAustrian AirlinesOS
Lauda AirNG
BruneiGovernment of BruneiLHUses code under Lufthansa call sign
BrazilT.A.M.JJA330's and A319's only
VarigRGSome MD-11s only AND the ex Garuda ones still carry PK ids
CanadaAir CanadaAC
Air TransatTSA330's only so far
Canada 30002TAirbus equipment only
CanjetC65 of 6 B737s
ChileLAN ChileLAAirbus only
ChinaAir ChinaCAB747-200's not equipped
Air Hong KongLD
Cathay PacificCX
China EasternMU
China SouthernCZ
C.I.S.AeroflotSU1 A310 B737's B767's and B777's
CroatiaCroatia AirlinesOUAirbus equipment only
FinlandFinnairAYDC-9's and MD-80's not enabled
FranceAir FranceAF
Air LiberteIJA340s only - some still use AOM prefix of IW
GermanyAero LloydYPAirbus equipment only
EurowingsEWAirbus equipment only
Hapag LloydHF
L.T.U.LTSome recent deliveries not enabled
LufthansaLHB747-200's not equipped
GreeceOlympic AirwaysOA2 A340s only
Gulf StatesEmiratesEK
Gulf AirGF
Qatar AirwaysQXA320's only
IndiaAir IndiaAIOnly B747-400's equipped
IrelandAer LingusEIAirbus equipment only
IsraelEl AlLYOlder a/c not enabled
ItalyAir EuropePEB777s and A320s
AlitaliaAZSelect Eurofly A320's only
EuroflyGJSelect A320's only
Volare8DSome A320s
JamaicaAir JamaicaJMMD-80's not equipped
JapanAll NipponNH
J.A.L.JL B747-100/SR/200's not equipped
Nippon CargoKZOnly on two ex-ANA B747's
Japan Air SystemJD
JordanRoyal JordanianJYonly 1 A320 enabled
Korean AirKEIn process of fully implementing ACARS
KuwaitKuwait Gov'tKUGV (as GS) and B747-400 only
Kuwait AirwaysKUA340, B747-400, B777
LebanonMiddle East AirlinesME2 A310's only
MalaysiaMalaysia AirlinesMH
MauritiusAir MauritiusMK
MexicoMexicanaMXB727's not equipped
MoroccoRoyal Air MarocATB744 & B737NG's only
NamibiaAir NamibiaSWB747 only
TransaviaHVB737-800's only
NigeriaMK Airlines7G1 747 only so far
New ZealandAir New ZealandNZ
NorwayBraathens S.A.F.E.BU
PakistanP.I.A.PKEx Cathay 747-300s occasionally
PanamaCOPA PanamaCMB737NG's only
PolandL.O.T.LOB767's and EMB-145's only
PolonesiaPolonesianPHB737NG only
PortugalAir LuxorTPEx TAP A320's - uses TP prefix
Air PortugalTPA340's and 1 A320's
SATA InternationalS4Z310s only
YesTPEx TAP A320's - uses TP prefix
RomaniaTAROMROB737NGs only
Saudi ArabiaSaudiaSV
ScandinaviaS.A.S.SKDC9s not equipped
SeychellesAir SeychellesHM
SingaporeSingapore AirlinesSQ
SloveniaAdria AirwaysJPA320's only
South AfricaSouth African airwaysSAB744's and A320's only
SpainIberiaIBDC-10's not equipped
SpanairJKAirbus equipment only
Sri LankaSriLankanUL
SwitzerlandBalairBBContract with SITA, however operations to be merged into Swissair
CrossairLXSaab's not enabled
Edelweiss1I (in error)A330 only
TaiwanChina AirlinesCIB747-200's op by Atlas Air not equipped
Eva AirBR
ThailandThai Airways InternationalTG
Trinidad & TobagoB.W.I.A.BWB737NG's only
TurkeyT.H.Y.TKSome A340's only
United KingdomAir 2000DPA320's only
AirtoursWK/RIA330's only - A321s have stopped use
British AirwaysBA
GB AirwaysGTUse GB prefix in error. Airbus equipment only
Excel Airways (Sabre)TJB737-800's only
MonarchOMA330s only
Virgin AtlanticVSSome 747-200s not equipped
U.S.A.AC JetDDD328 Jets and CL-RJ's only
Alaska AirlinesASB737NG's only
Aloha AirlinesAQB737-700's only
American AirlinesAANew B757's VDL equipped
American EagleMQ
America WestHPNoted using AW and WE erroneous prefixes
American Trans AirTZB757 and B737NG's only
Atlantic Coast AirlinesDHDO328 and CL-RJ's only
Atlas Air5YB747-400's only
BoeingBOVarious aircraft in test/pre-delivery
Chicago ExpressC8SAAB 340s. Has used AE, CE and MQ as prefixes in error
Continental AirlinesCO
Delta AirlinesDLB727's not equipped
Emery Air FreightEBDC-10's only
Express 1/NW Airlink9ECRJ's only
FedexFXB727's not equipped
Gemini Air CargoGRMD-11's Only
Horizon AirQXDash-8-400's Only
Jet BlueB6
Mesaba/Northwest AirlinkXJRJ85's only
Miami AirGLB737NG's only
MidwayJI1 B737-700 only so far
Northwest AirlinesNW
Polar Air CargoPOAll B747-400's but only a few B747 classics
Skywest AirlinesOOEMB-120's only
SouthwestWNSelect a/c being tested
Spirit AirlinesNKMD-80s only
Sun CountrySY
United AirlinesUA
U.S.A.F.MCB757's and Gulfstream-5's only
US AirwaysUSUses PI code on some ex-Piedmont a/c.
VanguardNJMD-80's only
VietnamVietnam AirlinesVN
N/ACorporate AircraftGS
N/ACorporate AircraftUVUsing Universal Weather Svcs


Thanks to Paul Graveson for his help on compiling this list.


All data on this Wiki copyright Mark Avey unless otherwise stated.

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