Industry Issues Archive

Federal barriers to innovation

Mar. 14, 2011

Here in D.C., federal contractors often get caught up in the latest agency rule or other decree that governs our businesses. These day-to-day issues – as important…

Proposed DOT Rule Invasion of Privacy, Says AIA

Mar. 09, 2011

AIA is very concerned that a new rule proposed by the Transportation Department would constitute an unnecessary and undesirable invasion of privacy, hampering the mobility of citizens…

Marion C. Blakey,  speech for the Supplier Management Council Spring Meeting

Supplier Management Council 
Spring Meeting 
Tucson, Arizona 
Tuesday, March 8, 2010 

Counterfeit Parts: Increasing Awareness and Developing Countermeasures

Mar. 06, 2011

Counterfeiting has a long and ignoble history, ranging from art and literature to manufactured goods. Unlike other industries, counterfeiting in the aerospace industry may have life or…

March 2011 eUpdate

Mar. 03, 2011
 

Marion C. Blakey, President and Chief Executive Officer, AIA “The Heavens Are Our Sandbox”

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Worldwide Center for Aviation and Aerospace Leadership
2nd Annual Aviation & Aerospace Manufacturing Summit
Orlando, Florida
Friday, Feb. 25, 2010

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

AIA Encouraged by Passage of Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill

Feb. 18, 2011

AIA supports the “FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act” (S. 223) approved by the U.S. Senate Feb. 17.

“We’re very pleased that…

AIA Supports FAA Reauthorization Act

Feb. 16, 2011

AIA supports the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011 (H.R. 658) as introduced by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation Feb. 11.

The future of NextGen

Feb. 15, 2011

The House and Senate have each declared passage of a new FAA Authorization bill a top legislative priority, very welcome news after more than three years of…

NASA Budget Falls Short of Stated Goals

Feb. 14, 2011

We are disappointed with the proposed fiscal year 2012 budget for NASA of $18.7 billion, which represents a cut of $750 million from the authorized level and…