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 Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. SkyWest California state 2007 undisclosed training reimbursement
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
Continental Airlines Inc. United Continental Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. United Continental Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Purchasing United Continental Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. United Continental Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Purchasing United Continental Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #1 United Continental Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #2 United Continental Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #1 United Continental Texas state 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #2 United Continental Texas state 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental Airlines Inc. #2 United Continental Texas state 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subs. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 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. & Subs. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subs. Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2007 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. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co. & Subsidiaries Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southwest Airlines Co & Subsideraires Southwest Airlines Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
US Airways American Airlines Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMERICAN AVIATION SUPPLY LLC American Airlines Illinois local 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southwest Airlines Co Southwest Airlines Maryland state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Continental Airlines Inc. et al. United Continental Ohio state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
American Eagle Airlines, Inc. American Airlines Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Skybus Airlines, Inc. Skybus Airlines Ohio state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
American Airlines American Airlines Texas local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
SkyWest Airlines SkyWest Colorado local 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
American Airlines, Inc. American Airlines Texas local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
American Airlines, Inc. American Airlines Texas local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Lufthansa Technik Component Services Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2013 $3,000,000 industrial revenue bond
Continental Airlines, Inc. United Continental United States federal 2010 $12,578,750 federal loan or loan guarantee
Continental Airlines, Inc. United Continental United States federal 2010 $12,578,750 federal loan or loan guarantee
Continental Airlines, Inc. United Continental United States federal 2009 $43,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Airtran Airways Southwest Airlines United States federal 2007 $71,823,648 federal loan or loan guarantee
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2011 $1,087 property tax abatement
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2015 $1,110 property tax abatement
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2016 $1,257 property tax abatement
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2014 $1,381 tax credit/rebate
AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES INC American Airlines Maine state 2010 $1,406 property tax abatement
AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES INC American Airlines Maine state 2009 $1,886 property tax abatement
NORTHWEST AIRLINES INC Delta Air Lines Maine state 2009 $1,951 property tax abatement
Lufthansa Lufthansa New York local 2006 $2,260 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $2,495 federal grant
PIEDMONT AIRLINES INC American Airlines Maine state 2013 $2,612 property tax abatement
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JetBlue Airways Maine state 2010 $2,638 property tax abatement
Lufthansa Technik Component Services Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2011 $3,999 training reimbursement
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $4,274 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
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $7,776 grant
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $8,571 grant
Deutsche Lufthansa AG Lufthansa New York local 2008 $10,109 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2015 $10,200 tax credit/rebate
Deutsche Lufthansa AG Lufthansa New York local 2011 $10,846 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jet Blue - Ft. Lauderdale JetBlue Airways Florida state 2011 $13,608 training reimbursement
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
LUFTHANSA TECNIK NA HOLD CORP Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2007 $14,616 grant
Sky West Airlines SkyWest Utah state 2009 $17,650 training reimbursement
Alaska Airlines Inc. Alaska Air United States federal 2012 $19,238 federal grant
Sky West Airlines SkyWest Utah state 2011 $20,715 training reimbursement
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2017 $21,383 tax credit/rebate
Deutsche Lufthansa AG Lufthansa New York local 2012 $21,555 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIR MIDWEST Mesa Air United States federal 2000 $22,335 federal grant
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2002 $23,200 federal grant
Constance Food Group, Inc. dba Norris Food Services Lufthansa New York state 2012 $24,114 enterprise zone
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2001 $24,600 federal grant
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Continental United States federal 2003 $24,633 federal grant
Jet Blue - Orlando JetBlue Airways Florida state 2011 $25,198 training reimbursement
Sky West Airlines SkyWest Utah state 2010 $25,251 training reimbursement
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2013 $26,019 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
UNITED AIR LINES INC United Continental United States federal 2004 $26,760 federal grant
American Eagle Airlines, Inc. American Airlines Arkansas state 2010 $27,584 tax credit/rebate
US Airways American Airlines North Carolina local 2010 $29,250 grant
Deautsche Lufthansa AG-see project 2803 95 02A for Job Info. Lufthansa New York local 2009 $29,251 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
LUFTHANSA TECHNIK COMPONENT SERV Lufthansa Oklahoma state 2016 $34,162 property tax abatement
Alaska Airlines Inc. Alaska Air United States federal 2012 $35,174 federal grant
JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010) JetBlue Airways New York local 2010 $35,718 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sky Chefs, Inc. Lufthansa Florida state 2007 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
LiveTV, LLC JetBlue Airways Florida state 2008 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2003 $45,264 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
SKYWEST AIRLINES SkyWest United States federal 2002 $52,194 federal grant
Allegiant Air, LLC Allegiant Air Florida state 2017 $55,000 tax credit/rebate
DELTA AIR LINES INC Delta Air Lines United States federal 2001 $57,564 federal grant
Lufthansa Technik Component Services, LLC Lufthansa Florida state 2014 $57,600 tax credit/rebate
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