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 Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Continental United States federal 2019 $4,175,481 federal grant
Allegiant Air Allegiant Air Michigan state 2019 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $183,744 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $191,061 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $228,360 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $228,360 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2018 $313,849 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $371,232 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $421,056 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $430,367 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $433,092 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $434,379 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $465,025 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $521,913 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $532,841 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $590,109 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $603,985 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $635,809 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $799,874 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $801,930 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $830,177 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $831,093 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $834,818 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $841,269 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $887,392 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2018 $905,476 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $937,345 federal grant
MONROE ENERGY LLC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2018 $956,234 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $964,500 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2018 $974,534 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,058,168 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,104,185 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,131,317 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,134,866 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,139,429 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,192,054 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,271,997 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2018 $1,357,112 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,357,112 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,373,720 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,390,922 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,447,863 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,519,634 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $1,579,049 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,588,439 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $1,602,674 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $1,602,674 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,688,679 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,903,299 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,935,428 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Continental United States federal 2018 $2,006,798 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $2,262,076 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $480,480 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $480,480 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $512,608 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $592,813 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $604,155 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $656,548 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $840,664 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $906,887 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $925,865 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $969,089 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,024,780 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $1,193,701 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Continental United States federal 2018 $1,219,608 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,266,049 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,305,337 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,374,163 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,478,304 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,535,317 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,536,572 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,687,296 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,739,049 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $1,866,794 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,924,621 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,049,181 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,124,272 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,163,941 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,226,433 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,258,477 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,397,409 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,410,351 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,423,613 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,535,851 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,588,646 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,624,173 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,661,338 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,708,481 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,819,500 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,837,314 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,890,369 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,901,917 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $2,907,935 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $3,044,028 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $3,069,151 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $3,200,792 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $3,342,146 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $3,357,428 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $3,357,428 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $3,697,234 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $4,004,626 federal grant
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