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Number 290 - Air Carrier Groupings 2009

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

No. 290 
Issue Date: 05-04-09 
Effective Date: 1-1-2009
Part: 241
Section: 04

This Accounting and Reporting Directive replaces Accounting and Reporting Directive 285, as Air Wisconsin Airline Corporation is now operating small aircraft in strictly domestic service and is being taken off the Air Carrier Grouping Listing. The Group changes for calendar year 2009 are as follows:

Air Carrier New Reporting Group
Hawaiian Airlines Group III
Centurion Air Cargo Group II
Republic Airlines Group II
Shuttle America Group II
Virgin America Group II
Sky King Group I Under $20 Million
Swift Air Group I Under $20 Million
Air Wisconsin Form 298-C

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

Group III Over $1 billion
Group II Over $100 million to $1 billion
Group I $100 million and under
Subgroups  
Group I $20 million to $100 million
Group I Under $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 bernard.stankus@dot.gov(link sends e-mail).

Anne Suissa

Anne Suissa
Director
Office of Airline Information

ATTACHMENT

Group III Air Carriers - 23

Carrier

ABX 
Air Tran
Alaska Airlines 
American Airlines
American Eagle Airlines
Atlantic Southeast
Atlas Air
Comair
Continental 
Delta Air Lines
ExpressJet Airlines 
Federal Express 
Frontier Airlines
Hawaiian 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 - 29

Carrier

Air Transport Int'l 
Allegiant Air 
Amerijet
Arrow Air, Inc.
Astar
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
Pinnacle
Polar Air Cargo 
PSA 
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) - 14

Carrier

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) - 10

Carrier

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