Industry Issues Archive

AIA Commends SASC on Contracting Provision

Jun. 28, 2011

We’re pleased that the Senate Armed Services Committee has approved an amendment to the fiscal year 2012 Defense Authorization by Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Rob Portman…

American Students Win International Rocket Contest Fly-Off

Jun. 24, 2011

Student rocketeers from France, the United Kingdom and the United States competed today in the Fourth Annual Transatlantic Rocketry Challenge.

The four-member team from Rockwall-Heath High…

Rockwall-Heath School from USA is 2011 International Schools Rocket Champion

Jun. 24, 2011

The 2011 Paris Airshow played host today (Friday) to the annual international schools rocketry challenge between the national champions of France, the United Kingdom and the United…

AIA Concerned by Defense Appropriations Cuts to National Security Space

Jun. 23, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association is concerned about substantial cuts to national security space programs in the fiscal year 2012 House Defense Appropriations bill.

“We understand the…

Aerospace CEOs discuss joint approach to environment, air traffic management, and other key issues

Jun. 21, 2011
Paris, France <span style="Lucida Sans Unicode" ,"sans-serif";"="">– Industry leadersfrom the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) and the Aerospace Industries Association of America (AIA)…

AIA Congratulates Panetta on Confirmation

Jun. 21, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association congratulates CIA Director Leon Panetta on his confirmation as Defense Secretary.

“Director Panetta’s demonstrated leadership, extensive experience in government and knowledge of…

AIA, ASD Member Companies Formally Launch International Forum on Business Ethical Conduct

Jun. 13, 2011

Members of the Aerospace Industries Association of America (AIA) and the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) have created a new Task Force to administer…

AIA Continues Record Growth

Jun. 10, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association extended its record growth with the enrollment of eight new full members and nine associate members at its May Board of Governors meeting.…

Marion C. Blakey,  “Aerospace Industrial Base Insight” speech

Marion C. Blakey
President and CEO
Aerospace Industries Association
The AIAA Executive Symposium
June 2, 2011
Williamsburg, Va.

A call to Obama: Keep politics out of contracting

May. 31, 2011

Jaws dropped in the contracting world when a draft presidential order came to light in May that would require companies bidding for federal contracts to…