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 Parentsort icon Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $363,896 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $316,566 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $189,134 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $22,335 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $6,497 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $6,497 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $2,495 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2007 $1,431,637 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $3,429,476 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $2,152,844 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $2,071,757 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
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $1,843,144 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $1,775,154 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $1,156,825 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $1,052,099 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $918,859 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $872,703 federal grant
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
Republic Airline, Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Kentucky state 2004 $7,804,100 tax credit/rebate
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Indiana state 2008 $5,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Indiana state 2011 $2,950,000 tax credit/rebate
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Indiana state 2011 $50,000 training reimbursement
Skybus Airlines, Inc. Skybus Airlines North Carolina state $5,292,000 grant
Skybus Airlines, Inc. Skybus Airlines Ohio state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Skybus Airlines Skybus Airlines Ohio multiple 2006 $57,000,000 MEGADEAL
EXPRESSJET AIRLINES, INC. SkyWest California state 2009 $124,344 training reimbursement
ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. SkyWest California state 2007 undisclosed training reimbursement
Sky West Airlines SkyWest Utah state 2011 $20,715 training reimbursement
Sky West Airlines SkyWest Utah state 2010 $25,251 training reimbursement
Sky West Airlines SkyWest Utah state 2009 $17,650 training reimbursement
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
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
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest Colorado local 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $183,744 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $191,061 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
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $521,913 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
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $937,345 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $964,500 federal grant
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
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
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