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 Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,104,185 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $1,061,500 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,058,168 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2002 $1,052,099 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,032,920 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $1,024,780 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $1,002,660 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $1,000,040 federal grant
Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines Michigan state 2015 $1,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Allegiant Air, LLC Allegiant Air Indiana state 2017 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2002 $996,685 federal grant
SILVER AIRWAYS Silver Airways LLC United States federal 2018 $995,744 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2019 $990,220 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $988,136 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2021 $980,088 federal grant
Delta Airlines Delta Air Lines United States federal 2015 $976,444 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2018 $974,534 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $969,089 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $964,500 federal grant
American Eagle Airlines American Airlines United States federal 2015 $962,756 federal grant
Lufthansa PILOT/ 1/ED Lufthansa New York local 2004 $958,783 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MONROE ENERGY LLC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2018 $956,234 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $956,165 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $953,592 federal grant
Lufthansa PILOT/ 1/ED Lufthansa New York local 2003 $944,970 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $943,920 federal grant
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $938,972 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2019 $938,160 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $937,345 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $925,865 federal grant
SILVER AIRWAYS Silver Airways LLC United States federal 2019 $923,736 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2003 $922,807 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $920,808 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2003 $920,119 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $918,859 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2021 $907,291 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $906,887 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2018 $905,476 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2020 $902,507 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $901,108 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $898,904 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $895,731 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2021 $895,261 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2020 $890,541 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2018 $887,392 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Air United States federal 2003 $884,992 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $882,162 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $881,280 federal grant
Spirit Airlines, Inc. Spirit Airlines Florida state 1999 $876,000 tax credit/rebate
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2003 $872,703 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2020 $867,538 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $841,269 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $840,664 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $839,041 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $834,818 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2000 $832,989 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $831,093 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $830,177 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $828,291 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $827,342 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2007 $825,345 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $822,630 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2019 $813,510 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $801,930 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2018 $799,874 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $783,840 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $782,616 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $782,216 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $781,680 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $774,960 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $772,320 federal grant
GREAT LAKES AVIATION, LTD. Great Lakes Aviation United States federal 2019 $771,388 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $770,120 federal grant
JetBlue Airways Corporation JetBlue Airways Florida state 2003 $770,000 grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2002 $762,782 federal grant
American Eagle Airlines American Airlines United States federal 2015 $760,344 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES INC United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2015 $757,316 federal grant
Continental Airlines Inc. United Airlines Holdings New Jersey state 1997 $753,900 grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2002 $752,660 federal grant
US Airways Inc American Airlines Pennsylvania state $750,000 tax credit/rebate
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2019 $749,694 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $749,294 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $741,331 federal grant
Constance Food Group, Inc. Lufthansa New York state 2009 $737,510 enterprise zone
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $735,600 federal grant
Delta Airlines Delta Air Lines United States federal 2015 $728,562 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $727,710 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $721,200 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2019 $716,160 federal grant
MESA AIRLINES Mesa Air United States federal 2001 $702,269 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $701,760 federal grant
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest United States federal 2015 $701,374 federal grant
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2010 $685,601 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2019 $683,436 federal grant
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2003 $681,551 training reimbursement
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $677,400 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $677,304 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2020 $670,558 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $668,448 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $661,680 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2017 $659,513 federal grant
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