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


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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 $390,260 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2019 $389,088 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2019 $384,456 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES American Airlines United States federal 2000 $383,990 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $371,232 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2002 $370,332 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $368,519 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $364,784 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $363,896 federal grant
Alaska Airlines Alaska Air Idaho state 2001 $360,198 training reimbursement
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2011 $355,558 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2012 $355,558 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Constance Food Group, Inc. Lufthansa New York state 2008 $353,772 enterprise zone
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2001 $348,631 federal grant
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2013 $346,446 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2010 $345,936 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $344,625 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2000 $339,196 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $336,280 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $335,660 federal grant
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2015 $333,087 tax credit/rebate
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2000 $330,704 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2000 $330,704 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2001 $329,760 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2001 $326,929 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $324,480 federal grant
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2014 $319,954 tax credit/rebate
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $316,566 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2018 $313,849 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2001 $309,216 federal grant
VIRGIN AMERICA, INC. Alaska Air California state 2013 $299,970 training reimbursement
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2017 $296,427 tax credit/rebate
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2016 $295,248 tax credit/rebate
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2010 $273,445 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $272,720 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $261,435 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $257,040 federal grant
Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines Utah state 2008 $250,000 grant
Delta Air Lines - Tokyo Delta Air Lines Utah state 2009 $250,000 grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2003 $244,450 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $242,200 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES, INC. United Continental Illinois state 2007 $231,726 grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $228,360 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2018 $228,360 federal grant
US Airways, Inc. American Airlines North Carolina state 2013 $210,531 tax credit/rebate
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2002 $205,687 federal grant
Compass Airlines, Inc. Trans States Holdings Kentucky state 2007 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Allegiant Air Allegiant Air Michigan state 2019 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $191,061 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $189,134 federal grant
Air Tran Southwest Airlines Georgia state 2004 $189,000 grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2019 $188,890 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2002 $184,071 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $183,744 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2003 $183,636 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $175,760 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $172,900 federal grant
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2013 $170,592 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $169,680 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 2004 $133,398 federal grant
DELTA AIRLINES, INC. Delta Air Lines United States federal 2000 $125,000 federal grant
EXPRESSJET AIRLINES, INC. SkyWest California state 2009 $124,344 training reimbursement
Constance Foods/Aerotech Lufthansa New York local 2009 $124,218 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
JetBlue University JetBlue Airways Florida local 2004 $123,200 grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air Washington state 2017 $122,738 tax credit/rebate
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2004 $121,844 training reimbursement
Deutsche Lufthansa AG Lufthansa New York local 2007 $115,992 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2000 $112,780 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2003 $109,089 federal grant
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2015 $107,686 tax credit/rebate
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2001 $106,446 federal grant
Compass Airlines, Inc. Trans States Holdings Kentucky state 2010 $100,000 training reimbursement
DELTA AIRLINES, INC. Delta Air Lines United States federal 2001 $100,000 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
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2002 $79,507 federal grant
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2006 $78,676 training reimbursement
HAWKER PACIFIC AEROSPACE Lufthansa California state 2002 $77,168 training reimbursement
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2017 $74,851 tax credit/rebate
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2011 $74,787 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2014 $70,867 tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Airlines Pennsylvania state $66,000 tax credit/rebate
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
Lufthansa Technik Component Services, LLC Lufthansa Florida state 2014 $57,600 tax credit/rebate
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2001 $57,564 federal grant
Allegiant Air, LLC Allegiant Air Florida state 2017 $55,000 tax credit/rebate
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2002 $52,194 federal grant
Sky Chefs , Inc. Lufthansa Florida state 2008 $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Comair, Inc. Delta Air Lines Kentucky state 2009 $50,000 training reimbursement
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Indiana state 2011 $50,000 training reimbursement
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2003 $45,264 federal grant
Sky Chefs, Inc. Lufthansa Florida state 2007 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
LiveTV, LLC JetBlue Airways Florida state 2008 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2010 $35,718 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Alaska Airlines Inc. Alaska Air United States federal 2012 $35,174 federal grant
LUFTHANSA TECHNIK COMPONENT SERV Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2016 $34,162 property tax abatement
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2009 $29,251 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
US Airways American Airlines North Carolina local 2010 $29,250 grant
American Eagle Airlines, Inc. American Airlines Arkansas state 2010 $27,584 tax credit/rebate
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