Statement from A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio Regarding President Trump’s Support for U.S. Airlines

WASHINGTON, October 6, 2020 — A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio issued the following statement today:

We appreciate the President’s tweet showing his continued support for U.S. airline employees. We remain hopeful that either the President or Congress will act swiftly to save these jobs. We need action NOW.

Extending the Payroll Support Program is a critical step for preserving jobs, rebuilding the travel industry and restoring the economic health of our country.


Airlines for America (A4A) members are Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Atlas Air, Delta Air Lines, FedEx, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and UPS. Air Canada is an associate member.

A4A advocates on behalf of the leading U.S. airlines, both passenger and cargo carriers. A4A works collaboratively with industry stakeholders, federal agencies, the Administration, Congress, labor and other groups to improve aviation for the traveling and shipping public.

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