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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Companysort icon Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,342,280 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,388,016 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,791,784 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,823,998 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,866,605 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,251,392 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,311,300 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,495,140 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,515,620 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,840,535 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,958,144 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,040,372 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,043,129 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,088,829 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,129,832 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,247,079 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,272,808 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,304,932 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,386,022 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,393,488 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,405,947 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,431,059 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,886,508 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,887,345 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $4,107,211 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $4,270,836 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $4,415,808 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $805,630 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,054,430 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,493,750 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,633,750 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,854,383 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,188,693 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,256,024 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,659,027 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,732,732 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,772,530 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,812,760 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,952,158 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,023,179 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,271,686 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,339,826 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,418,983 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,496,588 federal grant
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Texas local 2012 $440,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2003 $681,551 training reimbursement
Southwest Airlines Co Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 $433,338 training reimbursement
Southwest Airlines Co Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co & Subsideraires Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co & Subsideraires Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co & Subsideraires Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Airlines Pennsylvania state $66,000 tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subs. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subs. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subs. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines, Co. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 $1,154,701 training reimbursement
Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines Michigan state 2015 $1,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines Michigan state 2015 $4,676,536 property tax abatement
Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines Florida State 2020 $1,440,000 tax credit/rebate
Spirit Airlines, Inc. Spirit Airlines Florida state 1999 $474,297 grant
Spirit Airlines, Inc. Spirit Airlines Florida state 1999 $876,000 tax credit/rebate
Spirit Airlines, Inc. Spirit Airlines Florida state 2019 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TRANS STATES AIRLINES Trans States Holdings United States federal 2003 $146,561 federal grant
UAL Corp. and United Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Illinois Local 2009 $24,389,768 tax increment financing
UAL Corp. and United Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Illinois local 2017 $25,889,768 tax increment financing
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2004 $65,325 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2003 $62,764 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2004 $26,760 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2003 $24,633 federal grant
United Air Lines, Inc United Airlines Holdings Colorado state $6,291,142 tax credit/rebate
UNITED AIR LINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings Illinois state 2007 $231,726 grant
United Air Lines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Illinois local 2007 $5,475,000 tax increment financing
United Air Lines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Colorado state 2013 $3,565,216 tax credit/rebate
United Airlines United Airlines Holdings Indiana multiple 1991 $298,000,000 MEGADEAL
UNITED AIRLINES INC United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2015 $757,316 federal grant
United Airlines, Inc United Airlines Holdings Colorado state 2014 $7,582,465 tax credit/rebate
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2018 $2,006,798 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2017 $4,501,878 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2019 $716,160 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2019 $938,160 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2018 $1,219,608 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2018 $4,235,276 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2019 $1,168,791 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2019 $4,877,476 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2019 $3,723,302 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2019 $4,175,481 federal grant
United Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Colorado state 2019 $2,549,681 tax credit/rebate
United Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Colorado state 2019 $586,019 tax credit/rebate
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2021 $2,260,830 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2020 $3,693,705 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2020 $4,770,068 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2021 $5,199,630 federal grant
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