Air Cover

Cheesy Corporate Lingo CheesyCorporateLingo.com 18 February 2012

 

(1).  A military-inspired term describing techniques for ensuring the consequences of one’s actions fall on one’s boss or other senior manager (see CYA).

 

“The Greenberg account is about to fall through.  Let’s make sure to mention Scott’s part in this to provide some air cover for our department.”