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
United Airlines, Inc United Airlines Holdings Colorado state 2014 $7,582,465 tax credit/rebate
United Air Lines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Colorado state 2013 $3,565,216 tax credit/rebate
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2015 $422,612 training reimbursement
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2016 $1,257 property tax abatement
US Airways, Inc. American Airlines North Carolina state 2015 $491,404 tax credit/rebate
Constance Food Group, Inc. Lufthansa New York state 2008 $353,772 enterprise zone
Constance Food Group, Inc. Lufthansa New York state 2009 $737,510 enterprise zone
Constance Food Group, Inc. Lufthansa New York state 2010 $649,366 enterprise zone
Constance Food Group, Inc. Lufthansa New York state 2011 $2,516,517 enterprise zone
Constance Food Group, Inc. dba Norris Food Services Lufthansa New York state 2012 $24,114 enterprise zone
LUFTHANSA TECHNIK COMPONENT SERV Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2016 $34,162 property tax abatement
ALASKA AIRLINES INC Alaska Air Washington state 2016 $578,023 tax credit/rebate
Allegiant Air, LLC Allegiant Air Florida state 2017 $55,000 tax credit/rebate
Allegiant Air, LLC Allegiant Air Indiana state 2017 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Allegiant Air Allegiant Air Michigan state 2019 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air Washington state 2017 $122,738 tax credit/rebate
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2017 $288,633 training reimbursement
United Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Colorado state 2019 $2,549,681 tax credit/rebate
United Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Colorado state 2019 $586,019 tax credit/rebate
Allegiant Air LLC Allegiant Air Florida state 2018 $44,000 tax credit/rebate
Republic Airline Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Indiana state 2019 $4,000,000 tax credit/rebate
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
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
AMERICAN AIRLINES American Airlines United States federal 2000 $383,990 federal grant
DELTA AIRLINES, INC. Delta Air Lines United States federal 2000 $125,000 federal grant
DELTA AIRLINES, INC. Delta Air Lines United States federal 2001 $100,000 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2007 $2,244,922 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2007 $1,532,899 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2007 $1,766,772 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2007 $2,244,922 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2007 $2,244,922 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2007 $2,244,922 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2007 $1,431,637 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2007 $1,431,637 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2007 $4,294,911 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $1,753,653 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $1,729,680 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $1,471,916 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $938,972 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $484,873 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $484,144 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $431,549 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $368,519 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $363,896 federal grant
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