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


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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Southwest Airlines Co & Subsideraires Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
LiveTV, LLC JetBlue Airways Florida state 2008 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
Deutsche Lufthansa AG Lufthansa New York local 2008 $10,109 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Indiana state 2008 $5,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Constance Food Group, Inc. Lufthansa New York state 2008 $353,772 enterprise zone
EXPRESSJET AIRLINES, INC. SkyWest California state 2009 $124,344 training reimbursement
Comair, Inc. Delta Air Lines Kentucky state 2009 $50,000 training reimbursement
Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
US Airways, Inc. American Airlines North Carolina state 2009 $2,399,816 tax credit/rebate
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2009 $124,218 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2009 $29,251 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Delta Air Lines - Tokyo Delta Air Lines Utah state 2009 $250,000 grant
NORTHWEST AIRLINES INC Delta Air Lines Maine state 2009 $1,951 property tax abatement
AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES INC American Airlines Maine state 2009 $1,886 property tax abatement
Sky West Airlines SkyWest Utah state 2009 $17,650 training reimbursement
Continental Airlines, Inc. United Continental United States federal 2009 $43,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
UAL Corp. and United Airlines, Inc. United Continental Illinois Local 2009 $24,389,768 tax increment financing
Constance Food Group, Inc. Lufthansa New York state 2009 $737,510 enterprise zone
VIRGIN AMERICA, INC. Alaska Air California state 2010 $4,928,306 training reimbursement
Compass Airlines, Inc. Trans States Holdings Kentucky state 2010 $100,000 training reimbursement
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2010 $2,638 property tax abatement
AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES INC American Airlines Maine state 2010 $1,406 property tax abatement
US Airways, Inc. American Airlines North Carolina state 2010 $2,060,123 tax credit/rebate
American Eagle Airlines, Inc. American Airlines Arkansas state 2010 $27,584 tax credit/rebate
Sky West Airlines SkyWest Utah state 2010 $25,251 training reimbursement
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2010 $35,718 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2010 $345,936 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2010 $273,445 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2010 $685,601 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
US Airways American Airlines North Carolina local 2010 $29,250 grant
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
Constance Food Group, Inc. Lufthansa New York state 2010 $649,366 enterprise zone
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2011 $1,087 property tax abatement
Lufthansa Technik Component Services Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2011 $3,999 training reimbursement
Sky West Airlines SkyWest Utah state 2011 $20,715 training reimbursement
Jet Blue - Ft. Lauderdale JetBlue Airways Florida state 2011 $13,608 training reimbursement
Jet Blue - Orlando JetBlue Airways Florida state 2011 $25,198 training reimbursement
Deutsche Lufthansa AG Lufthansa New York local 2011 $10,846 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2011 $74,787 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2011 $355,558 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Indiana state 2011 $2,950,000 tax credit/rebate
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Indiana state 2011 $50,000 training reimbursement
Constance Food Group, Inc. Lufthansa New York state 2011 $2,516,517 enterprise zone
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2011 $14,000 multiple
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Texas local 2012 $440,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation United Continental Wisconsin state 2012 $600,000 grant/loan hybrid program
JetBlue Airways Corporation JetBlue Airways New York local 2012 $1,445,771 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2012 $355,558 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Deutsche Lufthansa AG Lufthansa New York local 2012 $21,555 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
Constance Food Group, Inc. dba Norris Food Services Lufthansa New York state 2012 $24,114 enterprise zone
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2012 $14,000 multiple
US Airways American Airlines Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
PIEDMONT AIRLINES INC American Airlines Maine state 2013 $2,612 property tax abatement
VIRGIN AMERICA, INC. Alaska Air California state 2013 $299,970 training reimbursement
US Airways, Inc. American Airlines North Carolina state 2013 $210,531 tax credit/rebate
Lufthansa Technik Component Services Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2013 $3,000,000 industrial revenue bond
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2013 $26,019 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2013 $170,592 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2013 $346,446 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
United Air Lines, Inc. United Continental Colorado state 2013 $3,565,216 tax credit/rebate
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2013 $14,000 multiple
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2014 $1,479,800 federal grant
Lufthansa Technik Component Services, LLC Lufthansa Florida state 2014 $57,600 tax credit/rebate
United Airlines, Inc United Continental Colorado state 2014 $7,582,465 tax credit/rebate
American Airlines American Airlines Texas local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2014 $319,954 tax credit/rebate
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2014 $70,867 tax credit/rebate
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2014 $1,381 tax credit/rebate
American Airlines, Inc. American Airlines Texas local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
American Airlines, Inc. American Airlines Texas local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2014 $14,000 multiple
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2015 $1,110 property tax abatement
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
Alaska Airlines Alaska Air United States federal 2015 $2,272,663 federal grant
Alaska Airlines Alaska Air United States federal 2015 $2,272,663 federal grant
Delta Airlines Delta Air Lines United States federal 2015 $1,790,671 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $626,118 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $701,374 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $749,294 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,061,500 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,137,010 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,380,344 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,410,009 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,441,333 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,546,508 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,569,742 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,752,709 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,911,892 federal grant
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