How well do you know your airlines?

Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-400.
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These national carriers forgo their country's name. Can you identify them anyway?

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KLM Boeing 777-306ER.

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KLM is the flag carrier of which European country?

KLM stands for Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V., and has been operating since 1919 – making it the oldest airline in the world.

Air Baltic Airlines Boeing 737.
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airBaltic is the national carrier of which Baltic country?

Founded in 1995, airBaltic operates as a low-cost carrier and is the first airline in the world to accept the digital currency Bitcoin.

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An El Al 767-300 jet.

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El Al is the national carrier of what Mediterranean country?

El Al handles upwards of five million passengers on five continents each year. The airline recently signed a deal with American Airlines. Now 61 different American destinations can connect with El Al through JFK in New York.

Qantas Boeing 747-438.
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Question 4 of 8 Score: 0

Qantas has the honor of carrying the flag of what country?

Australia is a long way off but Qantas has been making flights on its behalf since 1920, making it the third oldest active airline in the world. Today it serves more than 40 destinations globally, including a non-stop flight to Dallas, Texas, the longest passenger flight on the planet.

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A Lufthansa Boeing 747-430 preps for takeoff.

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Lufthansa has been the national carrier of what country since the 1950s?

It may be Europe's largest airline, but the actual origin of its name is something of a mystery. Nonetheless, along with its subsidiaries, Lufthansa serves more than 100 million passengers each year.

Avianca Airbus A320.
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Avianca is the national airline of what Spanish-speaking country?

The world's second-oldest operating airline, and the longest continously operating airline in the Western Hemisphere, Avianca serves more than 80 destinations around the world.

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Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-400.
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Cathay Pacific is actually the flag carrier of a Special Administrative Region. What's its name?

Consistently ranked among the world's best airlines, Cathay Pacific has been in operation since the 1940s. In 1998 it became the first passenger airline to make a non-stop transpolar flight.

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LAN Boeing 767.
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Question 8 of 8 Score: 0

LAN is the national carrier of which South American country?

LAN is one of the largest airlines in South America and one of the oldest in the world still in operation today, having been founded in 1929.

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Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-400.
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Photo: Keith Tarrier/Shutterstock