Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
airlines
Subsidy Total: 
$2,892,552,260
Number of Awards: 
913
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
Delta Air Lines$878,128,81623
SkyWest$787,978,108383
United Airlines Holdings$421,677,83632
American Airlines$209,639,67369
Great Lakes Aviation$160,462,61654
Alaska Air$139,812,90788
Hyannis Air Service Inc.$82,658,60448
Skybus Airlines$62,292,0002
Mesa Air$51,675,31441
Silver Airways LLC$35,581,84723


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 $2,486,820 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,526,436 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,547,156 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,550,754 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,569,524 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,607,720 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,644,926 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,665,380 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,712,741 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,722,051 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,726,720 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,762,439 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,765,317 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,797,684 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,801,592 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,845,800 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,847,419 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,871,467 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,901,927 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,909,040 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,017,846 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,035,175 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,053,743 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,080,749 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,105,127 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,108,082 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,120,806 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,161,435 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,193,850 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,217,929 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,283,980 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,305,220 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,314,927 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,331,724 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,352,980 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,361,948 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,381,963 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,520,574 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,682,564 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,845,871 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,848,875 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $4,036,615 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $4,051,799 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $4,138,022 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $4,346,707 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, 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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