You are here

Air Carrier Groupings

Air Carrier Groupings

Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information
No. 281
Issue Date: 10-19-06
Effective Date: 1-1-2007
Part: 241
Section: 04

This Accounting and Reporting Directive updates the reporting groups for filing the Form 41 report during calendar year 2007. From our review, we updated the carrier groupings as follows:

Air Carrier New Reporting Group
Frontier Airlines Group III
Mesa Airlines Group III
ATA Group II
Amerijet International Group II
USA Jet Airlines Group II
Gulf & Caribbean Cargo Group I Over $20 Million
Omega Air Holdings d/b/a/ Focus Air Group 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 III Over $1 billion
Group II Over $100 million to $1 billion
Group I $100 million and under
Group I $20 million to $100 million
Group I Under $20 million

Changes in the reporting groups will become effective January 1, 2007. Any questions regarding the groupings should be directed to Mr. Bernie Stankus on (202) 366-4387 or

Donald W. Bright

Donald W. Bright
Assistant Director
Airline Information


Group III Air Carriers - 22

Air Tran
Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
American Eagle Airlines
America West
Atlantic Southeast
Continental Airlines
Delta Air Lines
ExpressJet Airlines d/b/a Continental Express
Federal Express
Frontier Airlines
Jet Blue
Mesa Airlines
Northwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines
World Airways *

* Reporting in Group III by waiver.

Group II Air Carriers - 31

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

Group I Air Carriers (Over $20 Million Operating Revenues) - 25

Aerodynamics, Inc.
Boston-Maine Airways
Capital Cargo International
Casino Express
Centurion Cargo
Custom Air Transport
EOS Airlines
Falcon Air
Gulf & Caribbean Cargo
Hawaiian Island Air
Kitty Hawk Air Cargo
Lynden Air Cargo
Netjets Large Aircraft Company
Northern Air Cargo, Inc.
Omega Air Holdings d/b/a Focus Air
Pace Airlines
Republic Airlines
Shuttle America
Southern Air
Tatonduk Outfitters d/b/a Everts
Tradewinds Airlines

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

Ameristar Air Cargo
Asian Pacific
Aviation Concepts
Cargo 360
Caribbean Sun
Kalitta Air Charters
Sierra Pacific Airlines
Sky King
Victory Air Transport