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Number 291 - Air Carrier Groupings 2010

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

No. 291 
Issue Date: 11-13-09 
Effective Date: 1-1-2010
Part: 241
Section: 04

This Accounting and Reporting Directive updates the reporting groups for filing the Form 41 report during calendar year 2010. From our review, we updated the carrier groupings as follows:

Air CarrierNew Reporting Group
Asia PacificGroup I Over
ColganGroup II
CompassGroup II
Express Jet AirlinesGroup II
Florida WestGroup I Over
Gulf & Caribbean CargoGroup I Under
Mesa AirlinesGroup II
Ryan InternationalGroup II
USA JetGroup I Over

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, 2010. 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 - 21

Carrier

ABX 
Air Tran
Alaska Airlines 
American Airlines
American Eagle Airlines
Atlantic Southeast
Atlas Air
Comair
Continental 
Delta Air Lines
Federal Express 
Frontier Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines
Jet Blue
Northwest Airlines
SkyWest
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines 
UPS 
USAirways 
World Airways *

* Reporting in Group III by waiver.

Group II Air Carriers - 32

Carrier

Air Transport Int'l 
Allegiant Air 
Amerijet
Arrow Air, Inc.
Astar
Centurion Air Cargo
Colgan
Compass
Continental Micronesia 
Evergreen Int'l 
Executive Airlines
ExpressJet Airlines
Go Jet 
Horizon Air 
Kalitta Air Service
Mesa Airlines
Mesaba Airlines 
Miami Air International
Midwest Airlines
North American Airlines 
Omni Air Express
Pinnacle
Polar Air Cargo 
PSA 
Republic Airlines
Ryan International
Shuttle America
Southern Air 
Spirit Air Lines 
Sun Country
USA 3000 
Virgin America

Group I Air Carriers (Over $20 Million Operating Revenues) - 13

Carrier

Aerodynamics, Inc. 
Aloha Air Cargo
Asia Pacific
Capital Cargo International 
Casino Express 
Florida West 
Lynden Air Cargo 
Lynx Aviation 
Northern Air Cargo, Inc. 
Pace Airlines 
Tatonduk Outfitters d/b/a Everts 
Tradewinds Airlines 
USA Jet Airlines

Group I Air Carriers (Under $20 Million Operating Revenues) - 11

Carrier

Ameristar Air Cargo 
Avjet Corporation
Falcon Air
Gulf & Caribbean Cargo
Kalitta Air Charters
Murray Air d/b/a national Airlines 
NetJets 
Sierra Pacific Airlines
Sky King 
Swift Air
Victory Air