A lot of us have probably travelled on at least two of these aircraft, but do we ever pay attention to just what it is we are flying on?
Millions of dollars has been poured into the design and technology on-board all of these aircraft types.
Boeing and Airbus dominate the aviation industry around the world, and it's the same here in New Zealand.
Currently, Air New Zealand operates an entirely Airbus fleet on its domestic jet network between main centres, and an all-Boeing fleet on its long-haul routes.
Regular plane spotters should ace this quiz, but how good are you at spotting the difference between commercial aircraft?
Take the quiz and share your results in our Facebook group.