Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

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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.


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
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

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2003 $681,551 training reimbursement
Mesa Airlines Mesa Air Arizona state 2004 $620,000 training reimbursement
Southwest Airlines Co Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 $433,338 training reimbursement
Southwest Airlines, Co. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 $1,154,701 training reimbursement
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Indiana state 2011 $50,000 training reimbursement
VIRGIN AMERICA, INC. Alaska Air California state 2013 $299,970 training reimbursement
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2015 $422,612 training reimbursement
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2017 $288,633 training reimbursement
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