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 Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
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 Airlines Holdings United States federal 2004 $65,325 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2003 $62,764 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2004 $26,760 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Airlines Holdings 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
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
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
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,063,463 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,098,289 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,208,052 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,343,722 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,358,658 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,580,211 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,654,949 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,887,237 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES INC United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2015 $757,316 federal grant
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 2017 $659,513 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
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