Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
airlines
Subsidy Total: 
$2,465,657,233
Number of Awards: 
681
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$547,095,291277
United Continental$402,617,90326
American Airlines$197,125,61659
Great Lakes Aviation$160,462,61654
Alaska Air$111,908,21568
Skybus Airlines$62,292,0002
Mesa Air$51,675,31441
Republic Airways Holdings$15,804,1004
Lufthansa$11,043,15841


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,058,168 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,104,185 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $1,127,742 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,131,317 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,134,866 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,139,429 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $1,183,644 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,192,054 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,271,997 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2018 $1,357,112 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,357,112 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,373,720 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $1,379,679 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,390,922 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,447,863 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,519,634 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $1,579,049 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,588,439 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $1,602,674 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $1,602,674 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $1,620,118 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,688,679 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $1,725,275 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2017 $1,735,525 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,903,299 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $1,926,854 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,935,428 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Continental United States federal 2018 $2,006,798 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $2,173,617 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $2,183,552 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $2,262,076 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $2,329,241 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $2,377,423 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $2,437,760 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $2,468,567 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $2,482,855 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2017 $2,503,806 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $2,537,635 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $2,691,341 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2017 $2,693,788 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2017 $2,924,564 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2017 $2,941,947 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2017 $2,952,989 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $3,053,427 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $3,198,780 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $3,492,269 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $3,971,714 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $4,025,521 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $4,112,788 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2017 $4,217,912 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $4,410,974 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Continental United States federal 2017 $4,501,878 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $4,749,371 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $4,821,118 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2017 $5,149,561 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $5,149,637 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2017 $5,187,911 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $5,204,247 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2017 $5,291,519 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $5,682,445 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $5,752,590 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $5,970,691 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $6,059,028 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2017 $6,149,613 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $6,208,942 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $7,599,187 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2019 $92,400 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2019 $92,400 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $169,680 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $172,900 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $175,760 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $242,200 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $257,040 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $272,720 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $324,480 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $335,660 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $336,280 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $390,260 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $392,640 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $397,040 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $414,720 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $471,840 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $480,480 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $480,480 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $483,560 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $499,920 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $511,840 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $512,608 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $519,360 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $521,760 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $527,520 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $547,120 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $548,160 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $555,840 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $559,440 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $584,640 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $585,840 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $587,280 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $587,760 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $592,813 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $604,155 federal grant
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