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Number 285 - Air Carrier Groupings 2009

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Department of Transportation
Research and Innovative Technology Administration
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Office of Airline Information
Accounting and Reporting Directive

No. 285 
Issue Date: 10-03-08
Effective Date: 1-1-2009
Part: 241
Section: 04

This Accounting and Reporting Directive updates the reporting groups for filing the Form 41 report during calendar year 2009.  From our review, we updated the carrier groupings as follows:

Air CarrierNew Reporting Group
Hawaiian AirlinesGroup III
Centurion Air CargoGroup II
Republic AirlinesGroup II
Shuttle AmericaGroup II
Virgin AmericaGroup II
Sky KingGroup I Under $20 Million
Swift AirGroup I Under $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
Group I$20 million to $100 million
Group IUnder $20 million

Changes in the reporting groups will become effective January 1, 2009.  Any questions regarding the groupings should be directed to Mr. Bernie Stankus on (202) 366-4387 or at sends e-mail).

M. Clay Moritz

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


Group III Air Carriers - 23


Air Tran
Alaska Airlines   
American Airlines
American Eagle Airlines
Atlantic Southeast
Atlas Air
Delta Air Lines
ExpressJet Airlines       
Federal Express   
Frontier Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines
Jet Blue
Mesa Airlines
Northwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines  
World Airways *

* Reporting in Group III by waiver.

Group II Air Carriers - 30


Air Transport Int'l 
Air Wisconsin 
Allegiant Air   
Arrow Air, Inc.
Centurion Air Cargo
Continental Micronesia 
Evergreen Int'l      
Executive Airlines
Florida West   
Go Jet     
Horizon Air 
Kalitta Air Service
Mesaba Airlines 
Miami Air International
Midwest Airlines
North American Airlines  
Omni Air Express
Polar Air Cargo 
Republic Airlines
Shuttle America
Southern Air Transport
Spirit Air Lines  
Sun Country
USA 3000                          
USA Jet Airlines
Virgin America 

Group I Air Carriers (Over $20 Million Operating Revenues) - 15


Aerodynamics, Inc. 
Aloha Air Cargo
Capital Cargo International                                        
Casino Express   
Colgan Air
Compass Airlines
Gulf & Caribbean Cargo
Lynden Air Cargo 
Lynx Aviation  
Northern Air Cargo, Inc.    
Pace Airlines 
Ryan International
Tatonduk Outfitters d/b/a Everts 
Tradewinds Airlines 

Group I Air Carriers (Under $20 Million Operating Revenues) - 9


Ameristar Air Cargo 
Asia Pacific
Kalitta Air Charters
Murray Air         
Sierra Pacific Airlines
Sky King 
Swift Air
Victory Air Transport