Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
airlines
Subsidy Total: 
$2,892,552,260
Number of Awards: 
913
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$878,128,81623
SkyWest$787,978,108383
United Airlines Holdings$421,677,83632
American Airlines$209,639,67369
Great Lakes Aviation$160,462,61654
Alaska Air$139,812,90788
Hyannis Air Service Inc.$82,658,60448
Skybus Airlines$62,292,0002
Mesa Air$51,675,31441
Silver Airways LLC$35,581,84723


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,297,914 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,278,306 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,277,808 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,275,710 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
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,267,734 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,262,708 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $2,262,076 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2021 $2,260,830 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,258,477 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 $2,244,922 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2002 $2,242,081 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $2,235,275 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,226,433 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,216,956 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $2,211,344 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,208,052 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2021 $2,206,515 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,185,400 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $2,183,552 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $2,173,617 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,173,192 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $2,171,280 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $2,171,272 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,163,941 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,156,120 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $2,152,844 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,151,739 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,147,950 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $2,144,062 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,138,982 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2021 $2,138,011 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $2,137,290 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,137,144 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,128,770 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,124,272 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,119,887 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,113,960 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,110,966 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,109,107 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,098,289 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,095,736 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $2,071,757 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,064,202 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $2,063,463 federal grant
US Airways, Inc. American Airlines North Carolina state 2010 $2,060,123 tax credit/rebate
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $2,058,485 federal grant
Alaska Airlines Alaska Air United States federal 2015 $2,051,639 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,049,198 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,049,181 federal grant
SILVER AIRWAYS Silver Airways LLC United States federal 2020 $2,033,418 federal grant
Silver Airways Silver Airways LLC United States federal 2015 $2,029,442 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,024,996 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $2,021,654 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2018 $2,006,798 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $2,001,469 federal grant
Compass Airlines, Inc. Trans States Holdings Kentucky state 2008 $2,000,000 tax credit/rebate
US Airways Inc American Airlines Pennsylvania state $2,000,000 grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $1,982,821 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,959,510 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,935,428 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 $1,924,621 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,911,892 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $1,911,336 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,910,160 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,903,299 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $1,901,219 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $1,866,794 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,857,683 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $1,855,898 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $1,855,898 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,855,350 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,850,934 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $1,843,144 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $1,828,644 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2021 $1,812,476 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2021 $1,799,144 federal grant
Delta Airlines Delta Air Lines United States federal 2015 $1,790,671 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $1,787,621 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2021 $1,785,252 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $1,775,154 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2007 $1,766,772 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $1,757,046 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $1,753,653 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,752,876 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,752,709 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $1,749,670 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $1,747,457 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $1,745,089 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2021 $1,744,680 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,739,049 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2020 $1,735,612 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2017 $1,735,525 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $1,729,680 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,729,490 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $1,725,275 federal grant
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