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Sep 30, 2020, 14:16 ET Time is Running Out for Congress to Save Thousands of Airline Jobs

With under 12 hours left before the Payroll Support Program expires for U.S. airline employees, A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio issued the...


Aug 13, 2020, 15:16 ET New Airline Industry Analysis Shows States With Air Service and Travel Hardest Hit by COVID-19 Pandemic

A new analysis by Airlines for America (A4A) – the industry trade group representing major U.S. carriers – shows which states are experiencing the...


Jul 22, 2020, 11:36 ET Airlines for America Applauds EPA Proposal to Adopt ICAO Aircraft Emissions Standard

Airlines for America (A4A) – the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines – today applauded the Environmental Protection...


Jun 29, 2020, 08:29 ET Major U.S. Airlines Announce Health Acknowledgment Requirement

Today, Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, announced that its member carriers are...


Jun 25, 2020, 16:22 ET Major U.S. Airlines Pledge to Refund Tickets for Passengers Who Are Denied Access if Federal Authorities Begin Checking Temperatures at Airports

Today, Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, announced that its member carriers will voluntarily ...


Jun 15, 2020, 17:02 ET Major U.S. Airlines Announce Increased Enforcement of Face Coverings

Today, Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, announced that its member carriers will be ...


Jun 01, 2020, 21:40 ET A4A Applauds ICAO Recommendations for Restart and Recovery of Global Air Travel

Airlines for America (A4A) – the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines – today applauded newly released recommendations...


May 20, 2020, 11:51 ET Airlines for America Launches "Fly Healthy. Fly Smart." Awareness Campaign

Today, Airlines for America (A4A) – the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines – announced the launch of a new public...


May 13, 2020, 15:20 ET A4A Applauds Approval of New Sustainable Aviation Fuel Pathway

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, applauds the addition of a seventh annex to ASTM...


May 09, 2020, 17:16 ET U.S. Airlines Endorse Temperature Screenings Conducted by TSA

Today, Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, announced that its member carriers are supporting...


May 07, 2020, 21:02 ET A4A Applauds the TSA's Decision to Require Face Masks for Employees

This morning, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced it will require its employees to wear face masks while performing screening...


Apr 30, 2020, 22:10 ET Leading U.S. Airlines Begin Requiring Face Coverings for Customer-Facing Employees and Passengers

Today, Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, announced that its member passenger carriers will...


Apr 14, 2020, 22:32 ET Statement from Airlines for America President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio

A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio issued the following statement today: On behalf of the leading U.S. airlines and 750,000 employees, we are...


Mar 27, 2020, 18:56 ET Statement from A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio after the Signing of the CARES Act

On behalf of U.S. airlines and our 750,000 employees, we applaud President Trump for signing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security...


Mar 27, 2020, 15:37 ET Statement from A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio on Passage of the CARES Act

On behalf of U.S. airlines and our 750,000 employees, we commend the Administration and the U.S. Congress for passing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,...


Mar 26, 2020, 13:50 ET Statement from A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio on the CARES Act

On behalf of 750,000 U.S. airline employees and our nation's airlines, we applaud the Administration and the U.S. Congress for reaching agreement on...


Mar 21, 2020, 12:34 ET Airline CEOs Issue Letter to Congress Urging Swift Action on Bipartisan Aid Package

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the U.S. airlines, today issued a letter from leading airline CEOs – both passenger...


Mar 19, 2020, 20:02 ET Governors, Mayors Urge Immediate Action to Protect U.S. Aviation Employees and Local Economies

A bipartisan coalition of Governors and Mayors from across the country issued a joint letter today to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, House Speaker...


Mar 19, 2020, 17:02 ET Coalition Calls for Urgent Action to Protect U.S. Aviation Employees

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today joined the entire U.S. aviation industry in a letter ...


Mar 18, 2020, 13:11 ET Statement from Nicholas E. Calio, President and CEO, Airlines for America

A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio issued the following statement today: We commend President Trump's unwavering commitment to protecting the...


Mar 16, 2020, 14:21 ET A4A Statement on COVID-19

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, issued the following statement: This is an extremely fluid ...


Mar 11, 2020, 23:58 ET Statement from Nicholas E. Calio, President and CEO, Airlines for America

A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio issued the following statement this evening: We commend President Trump for continuing to take decisive...


Mar 10, 2020, 11:58 ET COVID-19: Yes, America is still open for business

Today, Airlines for America (A4A) provided clarity for travelers regarding air travel, correcting the false media narratives that have led to...


Mar 04, 2020, 14:13 ET Statement from A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio on White House Meeting to Discuss COVID-19

A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio issued the following statement after meeting with President Trump and Vice President Pence: Airlines for...


Mar 03, 2020, 18:55 ET Airlines for America Launches AirlinesTakeAction.com

Airlines for America (A4A) has launched a new webpage, www.AirlinesTakeAction.com, that will serve as a streamlined resource on COVID-19 for air...