A voice for Washington's aerospace industry
2023 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES
TALENT & TRAINING
Unlock tools for employers to directly invest in the training and upskilling of current and future workers
Support a statewide career connected learning system that provides real-world aviation skills and classroom learning for young people in Washington
Incentivize research, development, production, and sale of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and hydrogen fuel cells in Washington State
Streamline permitting for clean energy production facilities
Expand tax incentives for new-to-Washington companies adding jobs and for existing companies to retain or grow jobs
Develop a central resource for aerospace business recruitment, retention, and expansion
Support funding for airport infrastructure and aviation hangars
AFA POLICY VALUES
We work to strengthen the aerospace industry and grow Washington state's economy.
AFA organizes aerospace, commercial space, and related sectors to achieve industry supportive policy in the state and nation.
Our efforts ensure that Washington companies have the talent, infrastructure, tax policies, and regulatory framework they need to grow jobs locally and compete globally.