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How does my accounting work?

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The accounting page shows the detail of the financial transactions of your airline.

The Structural Profit (SP)

Before taking a closer look at how the¬†accounting works in Airlines Manager, you should clearly understand a major indicator¬†of the game: the “Structural Profit“.

The structural profit represents the actual profits of your airline and includes your rental fees, your loan repayments and your alliance taxes. It represents how much you can invest each day without risking to have your accounts in the red. It is also used to calculate the number of airline stars and your position in the ranking. For these two calculations, the average of structural profits over the last 7 days is used.

Structural Profit

Your structural profit of the day before is calculated as follows:
Yesterday’s revenues (D-1) – yesterday’s payroll (D-1) – Maintenance costs (J-1) – weekly rental fees /7 – weekly loan¬†repayments /7 – weekly alliance¬†tax /7 – last deducted tax /7.

With concrete figures, it corresponds to:
$35,618,549 Р$3,235,714 Р$2,352,624 Р$2,032,500 /7 Р $46,565,458 /7 Р$1,291,830 /7 Р$9,618,162 /7 = $21,529,075


The summary provides some very important information for a good management of your airline.

  • Airline value: value of the airline in case of a global sale of assets. In other words, it is the maximal sale value of your airline.
  • Weekly flights profits: net profit of all flights, this amount does not include investments, loan repayments or rental fees.
  • Weekly alliance tax: amount you have to pay your alliance every week.
  • Structural profit: see explanations above.
  • Last deducted tax.
  • Weekly rental fees: total of your rental fees for the next seven days.
  • Weekly repayment: total of your repayments for the next seven days.
  • Total amount to repay: total amount of the loans you are currently repaying.
  • Payroll: total of salaries you paid¬†your employees on D-1.

Account book

The account book provides the detail of each transaction made by your airline.

It is possible to view transactions sorted by day, by week or by month. A forecast history is also available.

If you want more details about your expenses and revenues, it is highly recommended to look at the account book.


The “Misc.” revenues correspond to the prizes your received¬†at the Slot Cockpit, the objective achievement rewards and any other bonus you can get in Airlines Manager ūüėČ

Tax details

With this feature, you can view the amount of your next tax.

How to calculate the tax?

The formula framed in red in the image above is used to calculate your taxable income. Once you have the result of this calculation, the tax brackets detailed below will help you calculate the amount of your tax compared to your taxable income.


For a taxable income of $550:
Tax bracket 1: 0 to $100 -> 0% => (100 – 0 = $100), $100 at 0% = $0
Tax bracket 2: 100 to $200 -> 1% => (200 – 100 = $100), $100 at 1% = $1
Tax bracket 3: 200 to $400 -> 2% => (400 – 200 = $200), $200 at 2% = $4
Tax bracket 4: 400 to $700 -> 3% => (550 – 400 = $150), $150 at 3% = $4.5

The amount of the tax is: $0 + $1 + $4 + $4.5 = $9.5

The cargo bonus is added last. ūüėČ

Worth knowing: 

  • Taxes are debited on Mondays (Professional version).
  • It is possible to pay tax in three installments¬†by unlocking the research “Spread tax” in the 4th level of the General R&D.
  • Loan repayments and lease rental fees are debited once a week, the same day the contract was signed.
  • The Misc. row contains: Slot Cockpit bonuses + Gazette effects, etc.
  • AM+ members can download their account book.

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