Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
airlines
Subsidy Total: 
$2,465,657,233
Number of Awards: 
681
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$878,127,08122
SkyWest$547,095,291277
United Continental$402,617,90326
American Airlines$197,125,61659
Great Lakes Aviation$160,462,61654
Alaska Air$111,908,21568
Skybus Airlines$62,292,0002
Mesa Air$51,675,31441
Republic Airways Holdings$15,804,1004
Lufthansa$11,043,15841


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2003 $884,992 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2000 $435,081 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2001 $393,448 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2001 $348,631 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2000 $339,196 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2000 $330,704 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2000 $330,704 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2001 $329,760 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2001 $326,929 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2002 $205,687 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $1,532,774 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $1,532,774 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $2,455,122 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2003 $7,358,551 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2002 $9,746,981 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2002 $8,278,217 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2003 $5,142,776 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2002 $5,103,556 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2001 $4,487,255 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2000 $4,286,850 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2000 $4,286,850 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2002 $4,212,842 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2001 $4,179,940 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2000 $4,067,459 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2003 $3,825,209 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2001 $3,290,645 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2001 $3,070,814 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2000 $2,352,399 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $825,345 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 $3,464,046 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $1,624,299 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $1,624,299 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $1,624,299 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $1,329,477 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $1,329,477 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $1,624,299 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $3,014,691 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $2,463,686 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $3,429,476 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $2,152,844 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $2,071,757 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $1,855,898 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $1,855,898 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $1,843,144 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $1,775,154 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $1,156,825 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $1,052,099 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $918,859 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $872,703 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $741,331 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $727,710 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $702,269 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $459,440 federal grant
MESABA AVIATION Delta Air Lines United States federal 2007 $3,112,422 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2000 $832,989 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2002 $762,782 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2002 $752,660 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2001 $579,265 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2001 $533,039 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2000 $519,680 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2001 $497,399 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2000 $446,192 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2000 $446,192 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2001 $309,216 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2003 $244,450 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2002 $184,071 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2003 $183,636 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2003 $109,089 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2002 $52,194 federal grant
TRANS STATES AIRLINES Trans States Holdings United States federal 2003 $146,561 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2004 $133,398 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2000 $112,780 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2001 $106,446 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2002 $79,507 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2001 $57,564 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2003 $45,264 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2001 $24,600 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2002 $23,200 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Continental United States federal 2004 $65,325 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Continental United States federal 2003 $62,764 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Continental United States federal 2004 $26,760 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Continental United States federal 2003 $24,633 federal grant
Alaska Airlines Inc. Alaska Air United States federal 2012 $19,238 federal grant
Alaska Airlines Inc. Alaska Air United States federal 2012 $35,174 federal grant
Airtran Airways Southwest Airlines United States federal 2007 $71,823,648 federal loan or loan guarantee
Continental Airlines, Inc. United Continental United States federal 2010 $12,578,750 federal loan or loan guarantee
Continental Airlines, Inc. United Continental United States federal 2010 $12,578,750 federal loan or loan guarantee
Continental Airlines, Inc. United Continental United States federal 2009 $43,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2014 $1,479,800 federal grant
American Airlines American Airlines United States federal 2015 $3,405,221 federal grant
American Eagle Airlines American Airlines United States federal 2015 $621,611 federal grant
American Eagle Airlines American Airlines United States federal 2015 $760,344 federal grant
American Eagle Airlines American Airlines United States federal 2015 $962,756 federal grant
American Eagle Airlines American Airlines United States federal 2015 $1,392,242 federal grant
American Eagle Airlines American Airlines United States federal 2015 $1,466,641 federal grant
Delta Airlines Delta Air Lines United States federal 2015 $728,562 federal grant
Delta Airlines Delta Air Lines United States federal 2015 $976,444 federal grant
Alaska Airlines Alaska Air United States federal 2015 $1,717,083 federal grant
Alaska Airlines Alaska Air United States federal 2015 $1,717,083 federal grant
Alaska Airlines Alaska Air United States federal 2015 $2,051,639 federal grant
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