Industry Issues Archive

AIA Welcomes Carter Confirmation

Sep. 23, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association welcomes the confirmation of Dr. Ashton Carter as deputy secretary of defense. Dr. Carter brings strong experience and commitment to a critical position…

Marion C. Blakey, President and Chief Executive Officer, AIA “Fighting for the Future of Aerospace”

Marion C. Blakey
President and CEO
Aerospace Industries Association

Rotary Club of Seattle
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

AIA Welcomes NASA’s Space Launch System Announcement

Sep. 15, 2011

NASA’s announcement of the Space Launch System development plan is a bold and welcome development in these troubling times. Even as our economy struggles to recover from…

Jim Albaugh, remarks at Aero Club of Washington Luncheon

Aero Club of Washington
Luncheon Address
Jim Albaugh, president and CEO Boeing Commercial Airplanes
September 13, 2011

AIA Will Present 2011 Wings of Liberty Award to Senator Patty Murray

Sep. 13, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association will present Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) with the prestigious Wings of Liberty Award September 13, in recognition of her longtime support of…

Blakey: Skies need 21st century technology

Sep. 12, 2011

In the 1950s, American cars had no seat belts; drunken driving got you a small fine; and many state highways were dirt or gravel. It's hard to…

Hawks, doves, or owls?

Sep. 12, 2011

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In a polarized political environment, fractured by partisan debate about the debt ceiling, pending decisions about defense spending have been characterized as a contest between…

Aerospace CEOs to Speak Out on Jobs, National Security, and the Debt Supercommittee

Sep. 12, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association and leading industry CEOs are holding a press conference Wednesday September 14 on the devastating job losses, national security threats and infrastructure implications…

IAM&AW, AIA Oppose Cuts to Aerospace and Defense

Sep. 02, 2011

The International Association of Machinists and the Aerospace Industries Association sent a letter to President Obama Sept. 1 urging him to preserve the aerospace and defense industry…

Sheller Named Vice President of Communications

Aug. 24, 2011

Francis X. ‘Chip’ Sheller has joined AIA as Vice President of Communications, bringing more than 20 years of experience in the field to the position.