Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
airlines
Subsidy Total: 
$4,354,045,449
Number of Awards: 
1,519
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
SkyWest$1,151,116,966518
Delta Air Lines$878,378,81624
Hyannis Air Service Inc.$553,329,635242
Boutique Air$539,841,921225
United Airlines Holdings$446,484,82038
American Airlines$230,677,35583
Alaska Air$176,196,365106
Great Lakes Aviation$160,462,61654
Skybus Airlines$62,292,0002
Mesa Air$51,675,31441


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2002 $52,194 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 2002 $23,200 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
Continental Airlines Inc. United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Purchasing United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
JetBlue Airways Corporation JetBlue Airways Florida state 2003 $770,000 grant
JetBlue Airways Corporation JetBlue Airways Florida state 2003 $616,000 tax credit/rebate
American Airlines American Airlines Missouri multiple 2003 $85,500,000 MEGADEAL
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2003 $681,551 training reimbursement
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
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2003 $922,807 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2003 $920,119 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2003 $884,992 federal grant
CHAMPLAIN ENTERPRISES Champlain Enterprises LLC United States federal 2003 $214,491 federal grant
CHAMPLAIN ENTERPRISES Champlain Enterprises LLC United States federal 2003 $197,163 federal grant
CHAMPLAIN ENTERPRISES Champlain Enterprises LLC United States federal 2003 $109,611 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2003 $7,358,551 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2003 $5,142,776 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2003 $3,825,209 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2003 $107,413 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2003 $44,969 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2003 $27,690 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $1,156,825 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $872,703 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $459,440 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2003 $244,450 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2003 $183,636 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2003 $109,089 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 2003 $45,264 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 2003 $24,633 federal grant
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2004 $121,844 training reimbursement
Air Tran Southwest Airlines Georgia state 2004 $189,000 grant
Republic Airline, Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Kentucky state 2004 $7,804,100 tax credit/rebate
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
Continental Airlines Inc. #1 United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #2 United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Mesa Airlines Mesa Air Arizona state 2004 $620,000 training reimbursement
AMERICAN AVIATION SUPPLY LLC American Airlines Illinois local 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2004 $133,398 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 2004 $26,760 federal grant
JetBlue University JetBlue Airways Florida local 2004 $123,200 grant
Continental Airlines Inc. #1 United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #2 United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 $433,338 training reimbursement
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2006 $78,676 training reimbursement
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
Continental Airlines Inc. #2 United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Skybus Airlines, Inc. Skybus Airlines Ohio state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Skybus Airlines Skybus Airlines Ohio multiple 2006 $57,000,000 MEGADEAL
Sky Chefs, Inc. Lufthansa Florida State 2006 $12,000 tax credit/rebate
ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. ExpressJet Airlines California state 2007 undisclosed training reimbursement
Sky Chefs, Inc. Lufthansa Florida state 2007 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
UNITED AIR LINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings Illinois state 2007 $231,726 grant
Compass Airlines, Inc. Trans States Holdings Kentucky state 2007 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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
United Air Lines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings Illinois local 2007 $5,475,000 tax increment financing
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subs. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subs. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subs. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
AirTran Airways, Inc. Southwest Airlines Florida state 2007 $3,000,000 grant
Southwest Airlines, Co. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 $1,154,701 training reimbursement
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $4,274 grant
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $7,776 grant
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $8,571 grant
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $14,616 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 2007 $1,431,637 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $1,532,774 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $1,532,774 federal grant
GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $2,455,122 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $825,345 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $2,463,686 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $3,464,046 federal grant
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