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Number 284 - Air Carrier Groupings 2008

Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information, Accounting and Reporting Directive 
No. 284 
Issue Date: 10-31-07
Effective Date: 1-1-2008 
Part: 241
Section: 04

This Accounting and Reporting Directive updates the reporting groups for filing the Form 41 report during calendar year 2008.  From our review, we updated the carrier groupings as follows:

Air CarrierNew Reporting Group
Atlas Air InternationalGroup III
GoJet AirlinesGroup II
Southern AirGroup II
Ryan Air InternationalGroup I Over $20 Million
Sky KingGroup I 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 IIIOver $1 billion
Group IIOver $100 million to $1 billion
Group I$100 million and under
Subgroups 
Group I$20 million to $100 million
Group IUnder $20 million

Changes in the reporting groups will become effective January 1, 2008.  Any questions regarding the groupings should be directed to Mr. Bernie Stankus on (202) 366-4387 or at bernard.stankus@dot.gov(link sends e-mail).

M. Clay Moritz

M. Clay Moritz, Jr.
Acting Assistant Director
Airline Information

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Group III Air Carriers- 22

ABX
Air Tran
Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
American Eagle Airlines
Atlantic Southeast
Atlas Air International
Comair
Continental Airlines 
Delta Air Lines
ExpressJet Airlines d/b/a Continental Express
Federal Express 
Frontier Airlines
Jet Blue
Mesa Airlines
Northwest Airlines 
SkyWest
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines
UPS
USAirways
World Airways *

* Reporting in Group III by waiver.

Group II Air Carriers- 32

Air Transport Int'l 
Air Wisconsin 
Allegiant Air
Aloha Airlines 
Amerijet International Airlines
Arrow Air, Inc.
Astar
ATA
Champion Air
Continental Micronesia 
Evergreen Int'l
Executive Airlines
Florida West
Gemini Air Cargo 
GoJet Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines
Horizon Air 
Kalitta Air Service
Mesaba Airlines 
Miami Air International
Midwest Airlines
North American Airlines
Omni Air Express
Pinnacle
Polar Air Cargo 
PSA
Spirit Air Lines
Southern Air
Sun Country
Trans States Airlines
USA 3000
USA Jet Airlines

GROUP I AIR CARRIERS (OVER $20 MILLION OPERATING REVENUES) - 26

Aerodynamics, Inc. 
Boston-Maine Airways
Capital Cargo International
Cargo 360
Casino Express 
Centurion Cargo
Compass
EOS Airlines
Falcon Air 
Gulf & Caribbean Cargo
Kitty Hawk Air Cargo 
Lynden Air Cargo   
MAXJet  
Netjets Large Aircraft Company
Northern Air Cargo, Inc.  
Omega Holdings d/b/a Focus Air 
Pace Airlines 
Primaris
Ryan Air International
Republic Airlines
Shuttle America 
Skybus 
Sky King 
Tatonduk Outfitters d/b/a Everts 
Tradewinds Airlines
Virgin American

GROUP I AIR CARRIERS (UNDER $20 MILLION OPERATING REVENUES) - 8

Ameristar Air Cargo 
Asian Pacific
Aviation Concepts
Kalitta Air Charters 
Murray Air
Net Jets
Sierra Pacific Airlines
Victory Air Transport