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 Value Type of Subsidysort icon
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $3,014,771 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,017,846 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,035,175 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,053,743 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,080,749 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,105,127 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,108,082 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,120,806 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,161,435 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,193,850 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,217,929 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,283,980 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2021 $3,305,220 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2021 $3,307,307 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,314,927 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,331,724 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,352,980 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,361,948 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,381,963 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,520,574 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2020 $3,675,704 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2019 $3,679,057 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,682,564 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2020 $3,693,705 federal grant
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AMERICAN EAGLE) American Airlines United States federal 2020 $3,758,289 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $3,806,740 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,845,871 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $3,848,875 federal grant
ALASKA AIRLINES, INC. Alaska Air United States federal 2020 $3,975,932 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $4,036,615 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $4,051,799 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2019 $4,138,022 federal grant
HYANNIS AIR SERVICE, INC. D/B/A CAPE AIR Hyannis Air Service Inc. United States federal 2020 $4,337,314 federal grant
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2020 $4,346,707 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2020 $4,770,068 federal grant
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2021 $5,199,630 federal grant
Airtran Airways Southwest Airlines United States federal 2007 $71,823,648 federal loan or loan guarantee
Continental Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2010 $12,578,750 federal loan or loan guarantee
Continental Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2010 $12,578,750 federal loan or loan guarantee
Continental Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings United States federal 2009 $43,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Air Tran Southwest Airlines Georgia state 2004 $189,000 grant
UNITED AIR LINES, INC. United Airlines Holdings Illinois state 2007 $231,726 grant
Skybus Airlines, Inc. Skybus Airlines North Carolina state $5,292,000 grant
US Airways Inc American Airlines Pennsylvania state $1,250,000 grant
US Airways Inc American Airlines Pennsylvania state $2,000,000 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
Spirit Airlines, Inc. Spirit Airlines Florida state 1999 $474,297 grant
JetBlue Airways Corporation JetBlue Airways Florida state 2003 $770,000 grant
Monroe Energy, LLC Delta Air Lines Pennsylvania state $30,000,000 grant
AirTran Airways, Inc. Southwest Airlines Florida state 2007 $3,000,000 grant
Continental Airlines Inc. United Airlines Holdings New Jersey state 1997 $753,900 grant
Continental Airlines, Inc. United Airlines Holdings New Jersey state 2000 $1,339,190 grant
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $4,274 grant
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $7,776 grant
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $8,571 grant
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $14,616 grant
US Airways American Airlines North Carolina local 2010 $29,250 grant
JetBlue University JetBlue Airways Florida local 2004 $123,200 grant
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Texas local 2012 $440,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation United Airlines Holdings Wisconsin state 2012 $600,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines Michigan state 2015 $1,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Lufthansa Technik Component Services Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2013 $3,000,000 industrial revenue bond
United Airlines United Airlines Holdings Indiana multiple 1991 $298,000,000 MEGADEAL
Northwest Airlines (now part of Delta Air Lines) Delta Air Lines Minnesota multiple 1991 $838,000,000 MEGADEAL
American Airlines American Airlines Missouri multiple 2003 $85,500,000 MEGADEAL
Skybus Airlines Skybus Airlines Ohio multiple 2006 $57,000,000 MEGADEAL
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2011 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2012 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2013 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2014 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2015 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2016 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2017 $14,000 multiple
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2018 $14,000 multiple
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2010 $2,638 property tax abatement
AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES INC American Airlines Maine state 2010 $1,406 property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Purchasing United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Purchasing United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #1 United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #2 United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #1 United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #2 United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #2 United Airlines Holdings Texas state 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
NORTHWEST AIRLINES INC Delta Air Lines Maine state 2009 $1,951 property tax abatement
AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES INC American Airlines Maine state 2009 $1,886 property tax abatement
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2011 $1,087 property tax abatement
US Airways American Airlines Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
PIEDMONT AIRLINES INC American Airlines Maine state 2013 $2,612 property tax abatement
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2015 $1,110 property tax abatement
Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines Michigan state 2015 $4,676,536 property tax abatement
American Airlines American Airlines Texas local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
American Airlines, Inc. American Airlines Texas local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
American Airlines, Inc. American Airlines Texas local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2016 $1,257 property tax abatement
LUFTHANSA TECHNIK COMPONENT SERV Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2016 $34,162 property tax abatement
Sky Chefs, Inc. Lufthansa Florida state 2007 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
Sky Chefs , Inc. Lufthansa Florida state 2008 $50,000 tax credit/rebate
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