Industry Issues Archive

AIA Encouraged by FAA Extension

Aug. 05, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association is encouraged by passage of a FAA reauthorization extension today.

“We’re relieved Congress has extended FAA’s operations,” said AIA President…

Debt Deal Super Committee Must Have National Security Expertise

Aug. 02, 2011

President Obama and Congress deserve praise for reaching a deal to avert disaster today. However, we are concerned by the requirement for additional defense cuts negotiated by…

AIA Congratulates Carter on Nomination

Aug. 02, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association congratulates Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Ashton B. Carter on his nomination as Deputy Defense Secretary.

“Dr.…

Debt Deal Trigger Dangles “Sword of Damocles” over Defense

Aug. 01, 2011

We commend Congress and President Obama for reaching a deal to extend the debt limit and avoiding a disastrous default. But the deal also dangles a Sword…

FAA Shutdown Widely Impacts Economy

Jul. 28, 2011

The ongoing FAA shutdown is having a broad and deep negative impact on aviation and our economy. As a result of Congress’ failure to pass an authorization…

Marion C Blakey Bureaucratic Obstacles for Small Exporters: Is our National Export Strategy Working?

Bureaucratic Obstacles for Small Exporters: Is our
National Export Strategy Working?

House Small Business Committee

July 27, 2011

Marion C. Blakey, “Second to None - Maintaining U.S. Aerospace Leadership”

Regional and Supplier Management Council Summer Meeting
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
July 26, 2011

Failure to Reauthorize FAA Costs Government $30 Million A Day

Jul. 22, 2011

It’s very disturbing that after 20 short-term extensions and almost four years without an FAA authorization bill, Congress decided to let FAA partially shut down today.

Use Taxpayer Dollars For America’s Space Program – Not Russia’s

Jul. 21, 2011

With the retirement of the historic space shuttle, the United States now runs the risk of becoming a supplicant: we will have no choice but to pay…

AIA Strongly Urges FAA Reauthorization

Jul. 19, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association strongly urges Congress to pass a FAA reauthorization extension to avoid serious disruptions to the agency.

“Congress needs to act quickly to…