Industry Issues Archive

AIA Grows 44 Percent

Mar. 22, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association enrolled ten new full members along with eleven associate members in the first quarter of 2011 to reach its highest total membership in…

Slazer Named Head of Space Systems Division

Mar. 17, 2011

Frank Slazer, an executive with nearly 30 years of experience on space policy issues and programs, has joined AIA as the Vice President of Space Systems.

U.S. – EU Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement Welcomed

Mar. 16, 2011

The bilateral aviation safety agreement finalized by the United States and the European Union is a welcome step forward for trans-Atlantic cooperation.

The agreement…

Marion C. Blakey, President and Chief Executive Officer, AIA “Our Quality Journey”

Marion C. Blakey
President and CEO
Aerospace Industries Association

American Society for Quality
Conference on Quality in the Space and Defense Industry
Cape Canaveral, Florida

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

Tuesday, March 15, 8:15 a.m.
Radisson Resort at the Port

AIA Issues Report on Counterfeit Parts and Threat to the Supply Chain

Mar. 15, 2011

The volume of counterfeit parts in the supply chain is increasing, necessitating that mitigation plans be developed and implemented, according to a new report by AIA.

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