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Number 263 - Air Carrier Groupings 2003

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information
Number 263
Issue Date: November 19, 2002
Effective Date: January 1, 2003
Part 241, Section 04

This Accounting and Reporting Directives updates the reporting groups for filing the Form 41 report during calendar year 2003. From our review, we updated the carrier groupings as follows:

Air CarrierNew Reporting Group
Centurion1 under $20 million
Express One1 under $20 million
Kalitta Air1 over $20 million
Kitty Hawk1 over $20 million
Miami Air2
North American2
Pace1 over $20 million
Southeast1 over $20 million
Sun Country1 over $20 million
USA Jet1 over $20 million

Carriers are grouped according to the operating revenue boundaries contained in Section 04 of Part 241. The current reporting levels are:

Group 3Over $1 billion
Group 2Over $100 million to $1 billion
Group 1$100 million and under
Group 1$20 million to $100 million
Group 1Under $20 million

Changes in the reporting groups will become effective January 1, 2003. Any questions regarding the groupings should be directed to Mr. Bernie Stankus on (202) 366-4387.

Donald W. Bright signature
Donald W. Bright
Assistant Director 
Airline Information


Group 3 Air Carriers - 14 
Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
American Eagle Airlines
American Trans Air
America West
Delta Air Lines
Federal Express
Northwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines
World Airways *

* Reporting in Group 3 by waiver.

Group 2 Air Carriers - 25 
Air Transport Int'l
Air Wisconsin
Aloha Airlines
Arrow Air, Inc.
Atlantic Southeast
Atlas Air
Champion Air
Continental Micronesia
DHL Airways
Evergreen Int'l
Executive Airlines
Frontier Airlines
Gemini Air Cargo
Hawaiian Airlines
Horizon Air
Jet Blue
Mesaba Airlines
Miami Air Int'l
Midwest Express
North American Airlines
Polar Air Cargo
Ryan Int'l Airlines
Spirit Air Lines
Trans States Airlines

Group 1 Air Carriers (Over $20 Million Operating Revenues) - 22 
Amerijet Int'l Airlines
Capital Cargo International
Casino Express
Falcon Air
Florida West Airlines, Inc.
Kalitta Air
Kitty Hawk Air Cargo
Lynden Air Cargo
Northern Air Cargo, Inc.
Omni Air Express
Pace Airlines
Pan American Airlines
Southern Air
Sun Country Airlines
Tradewinds Airlines
Transmeridian Airlines
USA Jet Airlines
USA 3000

Group 1 Air Carriers (Under $20 Million Operating Revenues) - 11 
Ameristar Air Cargo
Asian Pacific
Custom Air Transport
Express One Int'l
Gulf & Caribbean
Planet Airways
Sierra Pacific Airlines
Sun World International
Trans-Air Link