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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.


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 Jet DD D328 Jets and CL-RJ's only

Alaska Airlines AS B737NG's only

Aloha Airlines AQ B737-700's only

American Airlines AA New B757's VDL equipped

American Eagle MQ

America West HP Noted using AW and WE erroneous prefixes

American Trans Air TZ B757 and B737NG's only

Atlantic Coast Airlines DH DO328 and CL-RJ's only

Atlas Air 5Y B747-400's only

Boeing BO Various aircraft in test/pre-delivery

Chicago Express C8 SAAB 340s. Has used AE, CE and MQ as prefixes in error

Continental Airlines CO

Delta Airlines DL B727's not equipped

Emery Air Freight EB DC-10's only

Express 1/NW Airlink 9E CRJ's only

Fedex FX B727's not equipped

Gemini Air Cargo GR MD-11's Only

Horizon Air QX Dash-8-400's Only

Jet Blue B6

Mesaba/Northwest Airlink XJ RJ85's only

Miami Air GL B737NG's only

Midway JI 1 B737-700 only so far

Northwest Airlines NW

Polar Air Cargo PO All B747-400's but only a few B747 classics

Skywest Airlines OO EMB-120's only

Southwest WN Select a/c being tested

Spirit Airlines NK MD-80s only

Sun Country SY

Sunworld SM



United Airlines UA

U.S.A.F. MC B757's and Gulfstream-5's only

US Airways US Uses PI code on some ex-Piedmont a/c.

Vanguard NJ MD-80's only

Vietnam Vietnam Airlines VN

N/A Corporate Aircraft GS

N/A Corporate Aircraft UV Using Universal Weather Svcs


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


Last Updated: Apr 13, 2001


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

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