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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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,819,500 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2019 $2,817,032 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,801,592 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,797,684 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $2,788,438 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,765,317 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,762,439 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,742,567 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $2,731,529 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,731,518 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,726,720 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,722,051 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,712,741 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,712,620 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,708,481 federal grant
Silver Airways Silver Airways LLC United States federal 2015 $2,704,615 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2021 $2,700,720 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,699,930 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2017 $2,693,788 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $2,691,341 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,679,330 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,665,380 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,661,338 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,661,047 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2020 $2,657,654 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,654,949 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,644,926 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,629,368 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,624,173 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,607,720 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $2,601,299 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,599,073 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,597,768 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,588,646 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,580,211 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,569,524 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,550,754 federal grant
United Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Colorado state 2019 $2,549,681 tax credit/rebate
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,547,156 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $2,537,635 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,535,851 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,526,436 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,526,075 federal grant
Silver Airways Silver Airways LLC United States federal 2015 $2,523,578 federal grant
Constance Food Group, Inc. Lufthansa New York state 2011 $2,516,517 enterprise zone
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,514,019 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,508,888 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2017 $2,503,806 federal grant
Silver Airways Silver Airways LLC United States federal 2015 $2,498,062 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,486,820 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $2,482,855 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,480,153 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $2,468,567 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,464,679 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $2,463,686 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $2,463,686 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,458,130 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $2,455,122 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,453,087 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,447,844 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,440,925 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $2,437,760 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,437,519 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,436,985 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,431,588 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $2,428,273 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,426,970 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,423,613 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,410,351 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $2,405,756 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,402,530 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,401,410 federal grant
US Airways, Inc. American Airlines North Carolina state 2009 $2,399,816 tax credit/rebate
Silver Airways Silver Airways LLC United States federal 2015 $2,399,109 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,397,680 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,397,409 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,389,739 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2021 $2,389,410 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,380,328 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $2,377,423 federal grant
Silver Airways Silver Airways LLC United States federal 2015 $2,367,371 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,362,453 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,358,658 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2019 $2,354,083 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2000 $2,352,399 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,346,800 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2021 $2,345,642 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,343,722 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,342,670 federal grant
Silver Airways Silver Airways LLC United States federal 2015 $2,341,233 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $2,336,082 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $2,335,375 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $2,329,241 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2019 $2,324,572 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,323,951 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2021 $2,312,640 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,311,980 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2019 $2,303,892 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2021 $2,303,880 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $2,301,471 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,297,914 federal grant
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