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Air Carrier Groupings

Air Carrier Groupings

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

No. 304 A
Issue Date: 02-01-12
Effective Date: 1-1-2012
Part: 241
Section: 04

This revised 2012 Accounting and Reporting Directive is to show the merger of ExpressJet Airlines and Atlantic Southeast Airlines, along with updates the reporting groups for filing the Form 41 report during calendar year 2012. From our review, we updated the carrier groupings as follows:

Air Carrier New Reporting Group
Kalitta Air LLC Group III
Gulf & Caribbean Cargo Group I - $20 million to $100 million
Kalitta Charters II Group I - $20 million to $100 million
Tradewinds Airlines Group I - $20 million to $100 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
Subgroups
Group I $20 million to $100 million
Group I Under $20 million

Changes in the reporting groups will become effective January 1, 2012. Any questions regarding the groupings should be directed to Jeff.Gorham@dot.gov.

Anne Y. Suissa

Anne Suissa

Director
Airline Information

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Group III Air Carriers - 18

Carrier

Air Tran
Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
American Eagle
Astar*
Atlas Air
Delta Air Lines
Federal Express
Frontier Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines
Jet Blue
Kalitta Air LLC
SkyWest
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines (merger with Continental effective 1/1/2012)
UPS
USAirways
World Airways *

* Reporting in Group III by waiver.

Group II Air Carriers - 33

Carrier

ABX – Airborne
Air Transport Int'l
Air Wisconsin
Allegiant Air
Amerijet
Centurion Air Cargo
Colgan
Comair
Compass
Evergreen Int'l
Executive Airlines
ExpressJet Airlines (merger with Atlantic Southeast effective 1/1/2012)
Go Jet
Horizon Air
Mesa Airlines
Mesaba Airlines
Miami Air International
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
USA Jet
Virgin America
Vision

Group I Air Carriers (Over $20 Million Operating Revenues) - 14

Carrier

Aerodynamics, Inc.
Aloha Air Cargo
Asia Pacific
Avjet Corporation
Capital Cargo International
Casino Express
Florida West
Gulf & Caribbean Cargo
Kalitta Charters II
Lynden Air Cargo
National Air Cargo
Northern Air Cargo, Inc.
Tatonduk Outfitters d/b/a Everts
Tradewinds Airlines

Group I Air Carriers (Under $20 Million Operating Revenues) - 8

Carrier

Ameristar Air Cargo
Falcon Air
Kaiser
Prescott
Sierra Pacific Airlines
Sky King
Swift Air
World Atlantic/Caribbean Sun