< PrevNext > 27. Comcast Philadelphia Share 2017 U.S.-Booked Air Volume: $128 millionConsolidated Global TMC: BCDBTN estimates that media conglomerate Comcast—which owns NBCUniversal, Xfinity cable and DreamWorks Animation—increased its U.S.-booked air travel spend by about 2 percent in 2017. Revenue increased about 5 percent to $84.5 billion. Operating and administrative expenses, outside of programming and production costs, increased about 7 percent to $25 billion. The company at year-end 2017 had about 164,000 full-time and part-time employees, up from 159,000 a year earlier. On Sept. 22, 2018, Comcast, with a bid worth $39 billion, beat Fox in an auction to buy a majority stake in London-based pay-TV company Sky.