Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Delta Air Lines
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol DAL)
Headquartered in: 
Georgia
Major Industry: 
airlines
Specific Industry: 
airlines
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$869,754,9897
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$8,372,09215
TOTAL$878,127,08122
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$00
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$00
TOTAL$00
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1991. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2008.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

COMAIR; DELTA AIR LINES; MESABA AVIATION; MONROE ENERGY; NORTHWEST AIRLINES

Links: 

For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For an overview of political contributions associated with this company, see its Follow the Money page.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Minnesota$838,000,0001
Pennsylvania$30,000,0001
Iowa$1,203,0381
Utah$500,0002
Kentucky$50,0001
All other$1,9511

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Northwest Airlines (now part of Delta Air Lines) Minnesota multiple 1991 $838,000,000 MEGADEAL
Monroe Energy, LLC Pennsylvania state $30,000,000 grant
MESABA AVIATION United States federal 2007 $3,112,422 federal grant
Delta Airlines United States federal 2015 $1,790,671 federal grant
Northwest Airlines, Inc. Iowa state 2008 $1,203,038 training reimbursement
Delta Airlines United States federal 2015 $976,444 federal grant
MONROE ENERGY LLC United States federal 2018 $956,234 federal grant
Delta Airlines United States federal 2015 $728,562 federal grant
Delta Air Lines Utah state 2008 $250,000 grant
Delta Air Lines - Tokyo Utah state 2009 $250,000 grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC United States federal 2004 $133,398 federal grant
DELTA AIRLINES, INC. United States federal 2000 $125,000 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC United States federal 2000 $112,780 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC United States federal 2001 $106,446 federal grant
DELTA AIRLINES, INC. United States federal 2001 $100,000 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC United States federal 2002 $79,507 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC United States federal 2001 $57,564 federal grant
Comair, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $50,000 training reimbursement
DELTA AIR LINES INC United States federal 2003 $45,264 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC United States federal 2001 $24,600 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC United States federal 2002 $23,200 federal grant
NORTHWEST AIRLINES INC Maine state 2009 $1,951 property tax abatement
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