Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
airlines
Subsidy Total: 
$2,495,089,289
Number of Awards: 
708
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$563,094,534293
United Airlines Holdings$405,753,60328
American Airlines$197,285,84160
Great Lakes Aviation$160,462,61654
Alaska Air$117,712,47073
Skybus Airlines$62,292,0002
Mesa Air$51,675,31441
Republic Airways Holdings$19,804,1005
Lufthansa$11,331,79142


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,185,400 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $3,927,405 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
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2020 $1,638,120 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $1,517,250 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2020 $1,514,424 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2020 $1,374,904 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $1,365,780 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $1,353,030 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $1,258,170 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $1,250,520 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $1,243,380 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $1,138,150 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $1,002,660 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $956,165 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $943,920 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $920,808 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $881,280 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $822,630 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $677,304 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2020 $642,664 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $635,904 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2020 $634,143 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2020 $160,225 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $32,292 federal grant
American Airlines, Inc. ('02) American Airlines New York local 2003 $22,808,249 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
British Airways, PLC International Airlines Group New York local 2003 $5,367,632 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Lufthansa PILOT/ 1/ED Lufthansa New York local 2003 $944,970 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
American Airlines, Inc. ('02) American Airlines New York local 2004 $4,034,724 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Lufthansa PILOT/ 1/ED Lufthansa New York local 2004 $958,783 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
American Airlines, Inc. (1990) American Airlines New York local 2006 $4,178,634 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Lufthansa Lufthansa New York local 2006 $2,260 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
JetBlue Airways Corporation JetBlue Airways New York local 2007 $1,121,820 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2007 $583,487 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Deutsche Lufthansa AG Lufthansa New York local 2007 $115,992 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2010 $35,718 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
United Air Lines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Illinois local 2007 $5,475,000 tax increment financing
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
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Texas local 2012 $440,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Deutsche Lufthansa AG Lufthansa New York local 2008 $10,109 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
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
AMERICAN AVIATION SUPPLY LLC American Airlines Illinois local 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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
UAL Corp. and United Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Illinois Local 2009 $24,389,768 tax increment financing
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
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
JetBlue University JetBlue Airways Florida local 2004 $123,200 grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest Colorado local 2007 undisclosed 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
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2015 $10,200 tax credit/rebate
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2015 $107,686 tax credit/rebate
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2015 $333,087 tax credit/rebate
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2016 $295,248 tax credit/rebate
UAL Corp. and United Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Illinois local 2017 $25,889,768 tax increment financing
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2017 $296,427 tax credit/rebate
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2017 $74,851 tax credit/rebate
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2017 $21,383 tax credit/rebate
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2011 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2012 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2013 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2014 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2015 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2016 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2017 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2018 $14,000 multiple
United Airlines United Airlines Holdings Indiana multiple 1991 $298,000,000 MEGADEAL
Northwest Airlines (now part of Delta Air Lines) Delta Air Lines Minnesota multiple 1991 $838,000,000 MEGADEAL
American Airlines American Airlines Missouri multiple 2003 $85,500,000 MEGADEAL
Skybus Airlines Skybus Airlines Ohio multiple 2006 $57,000,000 MEGADEAL
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2002 $77,168 training reimbursement
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2004 $121,844 training reimbursement
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2006 $78,676 training reimbursement
VIRGIN AMERICA, INC. Alaska Air California state 2008 $3,046,703 training reimbursement
EXPRESSJET AIRLINES, INC. SkyWest California state 2009 $124,344 training reimbursement
VIRGIN AMERICA, INC. Alaska Air California state 2010 $4,928,306 training reimbursement
ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. SkyWest California state 2007 undisclosed training reimbursement
Sky Chefs, Inc. Lufthansa Florida state 2007 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
Sky Chefs , Inc. Lufthansa Florida state 2008 $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Air Tran Southwest Airlines Georgia state 2004 $189,000 grant
Alaska Airlines Alaska Air Idaho state 2001 $360,198 training reimbursement
UNITED AIR LINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings Illinois state 2007 $231,726 grant
Comair, Inc. Delta Air Lines Kentucky state 2009 $50,000 training reimbursement
Compass Airlines, Inc. Trans States Holdings Kentucky state 2010 $100,000 training reimbursement
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