Industry Issues Archive

AIA Calls for Continued Aerospace Investment

Jun. 30, 2011

Former FAA Administrator and current President and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, Marion C. Blakey, called for accelerated implementation of FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System…

Marion C. Blakey,  “Second to None - Maintaining U.S. Aerospace Leadership in the 21st Century”

Marion C. Blakey
President and CEO
Aerospace Industries Association

Aero Club of Washington
June 30, 2011

Remarks as prepared for delivery

Investments in defense systems dwindling

Jun. 30, 2011

During his confirmation hearing last week, incoming Defense Secretary Leon Panetta reiterated an earlier assertion from Secretary Robert Gates: The defense budget must not be viewed as…

AIA Criticizes President’s Remarks on Business Aviation

Jun. 29, 2011

We’re disturbed by President Obama’s remarks on business aviation today. It seems odd that he would undermine the aviation industry one day after visiting Alcoa’s factory and…

AIA Commends President Obama on Alcoa Visit

Jun. 28, 2011

President Obama’s visit to Alcoa in Davenport, Iowa, highlights the importance of aerospace and high-technology manufacturing to our nation.

“We were pleased to hear…

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)…