AIA President and CEO to American Leaders: Put Politics Aside and Help Our Country Move Forward

Arlington, Va. — As the Administration and Congress develop an economic stimulus package to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning released the following statement:

“Public health and safety are essential, but so are tools to help our employees and businesses bridge the gap created by COVID-19. It is essential for American leaders from both parties and at every level to put politics aside and take immediate action to help our country move forward. Time is of the essence, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.”

AIA represents more than 300 companies and the industry’s 2.5 million workers — ranging from multinational prime contractors to family-owned businesses.

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About Aerospace Industries Association: For over 100 years, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has served as an advocate, resource, and convener to shape policy, shed light on the industry’s impact, and lay the groundwork for its future. CEO-level officers from across our more than 300 member companies guide these efforts, strengthening the industry’s ability to effectively support America’s national security and economy. Together, we advocate for effective federal investments; accelerated deployment of innovative technologies; policies that enhance our global competitiveness; and empower a capable and diverse 21st century workforce. For more information, visit