CAAC stated (Sep-2021) around CNY1538 million (USD238.6 million) in subsidies will be issued to airlines to support regional operations in 2022. The top five airlines in terms of total subsidies includes:
- China Express Airlines: CNY293.1 million (USD45.5 million);
- China Eastern Airlines: CNY258.2 million (USD40.1 million);
- China Southern Airlines: CNY193.9 million (USD30.1 million);
- Tibet Airlines: CNY155.5 million (USD24.1 million);
- Sichuan Airlines: CNY124.1 million (USD19.3 million).