Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
airlines
Subsidy Total: 
$2,050,060,450
Number of Awards: 
516
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 2008.

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
United Continental$362,783,08521
SkyWest$271,773,693174
American Airlines$166,596,34944
Great Lakes Aviation$134,370,50743
Alaska Air$68,793,88549
Skybus Airlines$62,292,0002
Mesa Air$51,675,31441
Republic Airways Holdings$15,804,1004
Lufthansa$10,671,88039


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Companysort icon Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $607,920 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $612,960 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $618,720 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $642,720 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $656,548 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $661,680 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $668,448 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $677,400 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $701,760 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $721,200 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $735,600 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $770,120 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $772,320 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $781,680 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $783,840 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $840,664 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $906,887 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,024,780 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,266,049 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,305,337 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,374,163 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,478,304 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,535,317 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,536,572 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,687,296 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,739,049 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,924,621 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,049,181 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,124,272 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,163,941 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,226,433 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,258,477 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,397,409 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,410,351 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,423,613 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,535,851 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,588,646 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,624,173 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,661,338 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,708,481 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,819,500 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,837,314 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,890,369 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $2,901,917 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $3,044,028 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $3,069,151 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $3,200,792 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $3,342,146 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $3,697,234 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $4,004,626 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $4,046,999 federal grant
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Texas local 2012 $440,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2003 $681,551 training reimbursement
Southwest Airlines Co Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 $433,338 training reimbursement
Southwest Airlines Co Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co & Subsideraires Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co & Subsideraires Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co & Subsideraires Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Airlines Pennsylvania state $66,000 tax credit/rebate
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
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 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. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2006 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 2007 $1,154,701 training reimbursement
Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines Michigan state 2015 $1,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines Michigan state 2015 $4,676,536 property tax abatement
Spirit Airlines, Inc. Spirit Airlines Florida state 1999 $474,297 grant
Spirit Airlines, Inc. Spirit Airlines Florida state 1999 $876,000 tax credit/rebate
TRANS STATES AIRLINES Trans States Holdings United States federal 2003 $146,561 federal grant
UAL Corp. and United Airlines, Inc. United Continental Illinois Local 2009 $24,389,768 tax increment financing
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Continental United States federal 2004 $65,325 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Continental United States federal 2003 $62,764 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Continental United States federal 2004 $26,760 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Continental United States federal 2003 $24,633 federal grant
United Air Lines, Inc United Continental Colorado state $6,291,142 tax credit/rebate
UNITED AIR LINES, INC. United Continental Illinois state 2007 $231,726 grant
United Air Lines, Inc. United Continental Illinois local 2007 $5,475,000 tax increment financing
United Air Lines, Inc. United Continental Colorado state 2013 $3,565,216 tax credit/rebate
United Airlines United Continental Indiana multiple 1991 $298,000,000 MEGADEAL
UNITED AIRLINES INC United Continental United States federal 2015 $757,316 federal grant
United Airlines, Inc United Continental Colorado state 2014 $7,582,465 tax credit/rebate
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Continental United States federal 2018 $2,006,798 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Continental United States federal 2017 $4,501,878 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Continental United States federal 2019 $716,160 federal grant
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