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U.S. DOT announces recipients of Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection Program funding

September 15, 2021

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Monday that it will offer $482.3 million in funding to 313 businesses as part of a jobs savings program created by the American Rescue Plan.

The Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection Program funds, offered to companies based in 37 states and Puerto Rico, will protect as many as 22,500 jobs nationwide.

“For the past year and a half, our aviation industry workers have helped keep this economy moving, including by supporting the delivery of lifesaving medical equipment and vaccines,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said. “The funding announced today will save jobs and support the workers who have supported us throughout the pandemic.”

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