Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
airlines
Subsidy Total: 
$4,354,045,449
Number of Awards: 
1,519
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1991. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this industry are for the period since 2009.

Notes: 

The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
SkyWest$1,151,116,966518
Delta Air Lines$878,378,81624
Hyannis Air Service Inc.$553,329,635242
Boutique Air$539,841,921225
United Airlines Holdings$446,484,82038
American Airlines$230,677,35583
Alaska Air$176,196,365106
Great Lakes Aviation$160,462,61654
Skybus Airlines$62,292,0002
Mesa Air$51,675,31441


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Northwest Airlines (now part of Delta Air Lines) Delta Air Lines Minnesota multiple 1991 $838,000,000 MEGADEAL
United Airlines United Airlines Holdings Indiana multiple 1991 $298,000,000 MEGADEAL
American Airlines American Airlines Missouri multiple 2003 $85,500,000 MEGADEAL
Skybus Airlines Skybus Airlines Ohio multiple 2006 $57,000,000 MEGADEAL
Monroe Energy, LLC Delta Air Lines Pennsylvania state $30,000,000 grant
UAL Corp. and United Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Illinois local 2017 $25,889,768 tax increment financing
UAL Corp. and United Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Illinois Local 2009 $24,389,768 tax increment financing
American Airlines, Inc. ('02) American Airlines New York local 2003 $22,808,249 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2002 $9,746,981 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2017 $8,308,220 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2002 $8,278,217 federal grant
Republic Airline, Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Kentucky state 2004 $7,804,100 tax credit/rebate
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $7,742,888 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $7,599,187 federal grant
United Airlines, Inc United Airlines Holdings Colorado state 2014 $7,582,465 tax credit/rebate
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2003 $7,358,551 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $7,142,646 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2017 $7,028,338 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2017 $6,859,893 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2017 $6,669,080 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2019 $6,652,368 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2017 $6,594,131 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2019 $6,471,000 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2019 $6,444,620 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2021 $6,371,686 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $6,365,131 federal grant
United Air Lines, Inc United Airlines Holdings Colorado state $6,291,142 tax credit/rebate
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $6,208,942 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2017 $6,149,613 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $6,059,028 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $5,970,691 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2017 $5,941,228 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $5,902,546 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $5,752,590 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $5,743,255 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $5,682,445 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $5,611,551 federal grant
United Air Lines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Illinois local 2007 $5,475,000 tax increment financing
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $5,464,561 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $5,440,011 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $5,390,708 federal grant
British Airways, PLC International Airlines Group New York local 2003 $5,367,632 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2017 $5,310,352 federal grant
Skybus Airlines, Inc. Skybus Airlines North Carolina state $5,292,000 grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $5,291,519 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2017 $5,240,407 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $5,204,247 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2021 $5,199,630 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2017 $5,187,911 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2017 $5,158,309 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $5,149,637 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2017 $5,149,561 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2003 $5,142,776 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2017 $5,120,863 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2002 $5,103,556 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2019 $5,071,510 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2019 $5,051,015 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $5,040,955 federal grant
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Indiana state 2008 $5,000,000 tax credit/rebate
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2019 $4,990,827 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2017 $4,979,212 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2019 $4,949,439 federal grant
VIRGIN AMERICA, INC. Alaska Air California state 2010 $4,928,306 training reimbursement
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2017 $4,890,773 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $4,888,041 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2019 $4,877,476 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $4,870,458 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2017 $4,865,240 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $4,842,223 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $4,821,118 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2019 $4,785,315 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2020 $4,770,068 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $4,749,371 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2017 $4,728,173 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2017 $4,703,008 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2017 $4,694,158 federal grant
Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines Michigan state 2015 $4,676,536 property tax abatement
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $4,661,575 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2019 $4,650,135 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $4,640,778 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2021 $4,551,674 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $4,512,515 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2017 $4,501,878 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2001 $4,487,255 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $4,486,358 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2017 $4,467,499 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2017 $4,458,754 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2017 $4,453,931 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2017 $4,440,511 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2021 $4,438,595 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $4,432,616 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2019 $4,430,544 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $4,415,808 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $4,410,974 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2019 $4,407,804 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2017 $4,401,956 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2019 $4,386,070 federal grant
BOUTIQUE AIR Boutique Air United States federal 2019 $4,368,499 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2021 $4,366,353 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $4,346,707 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $4,344,987 federal grant
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