A&D COVID-19 Updates & Resources

This site is dedicated to providing you with the most up-to-date resources and media clips for the aerospace and defense industry throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

AIA Members: For more information and additional resources, email the AIA team at covid19@aia-aerospace.org.

Media: For press inquiries, contact Veronica Bonilla at Veronica.Bonilla@aia-aerospace.org or 703-358-1078.
AIA Resources

Key Resources

AIA Recent Statements

Legislative Updates

Key Government Resources

Air Show Updates

The following air and trade shows have been cancelled:

  • 2020 FIDAE Airshow, Santiago, Chile (March 31 – April 5)
  • 2020 ILA Berlin Airshow, Berlin, Germany (May 13 – May 17)
  • Eurosatory, Paris, France (June 8 – 12)
  • Farnborough International Airshow, Farnborough, UK (July 20 – 24)

The following air and trade shows have rescheduled dates:

  • Black Sea Defense, Aerospace and Security International Exhibition (BSDA), Bucharest, Romania (original dates: May 20 – 22; postponed to October 14 – 16)
  • International Defense Equipment Exhibition (HEMUS), Plovdiv, Bulgaria (original dates: May 27 – 30; postponed to October 2020 – dates to be confirmed)

Recent News

Recent News

AIA Mentions and Coverage

Below is the top coverage around the COVID-19 pandemic as it pertains to the aerospace & defense industry and our workforce.

CNN Business: Thousands of aviation jobs have gone already. The shock wave puts many more at risk, June 9, 2020

LA Times: Is flying safe amid coronavirus outbreak? Here’s what medical experts say, June 5, 2020

Government Resources

Government Resources

Additional Government Resources

White House: Memorandum on Allocating Certain Scarce or Threatened Health and Medical Resources to Domestic Use

How to Help – If you or your organization is interested in helping the effort to combat the spread of COVID-19, FEMA has established a website (www.fema.gov/coronavirus/how-to-help) with more information. Examples for the private sector include:

  • To sell medical supplies or equipment to the federal government, please email specifics to covidsupplies@fema.dhs.gov.
  • If you have medical supplies or equipment to donate, please provide us details on what you are offering.
  • If you are a private company that wants to produce a product related to the COVID response – email nbeoc@max.gov.
  • If you are a hospital and other companies in need of medical supplies, contact your state Department of Public Health and/or Emergency Management.
  • For non-medical supplies, services or equipment, if you are interested in doing business with FEMA, visit our Industry Liaison Program.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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