Industry Issues Archive

FAA Shutdown Widely Impacts Economy

Jul. 28, 2011

The ongoing FAA shutdown is having a broad and deep negative impact on aviation and our economy. As a result of Congress’ failure to pass an authorization…

Marion C Blakey Bureaucratic Obstacles for Small Exporters: Is our National Export Strategy Working?

Bureaucratic Obstacles for Small Exporters: Is our
National Export Strategy Working?

House Small Business Committee

July 27, 2011

Marion C. Blakey, “Second to None - Maintaining U.S. Aerospace Leadership”

Regional and Supplier Management Council Summer Meeting
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
July 26, 2011

Failure to Reauthorize FAA Costs Government $30 Million A Day

Jul. 22, 2011

It’s very disturbing that after 20 short-term extensions and almost four years without an FAA authorization bill, Congress decided to let FAA partially shut down today.

Use Taxpayer Dollars For America’s Space Program – Not Russia’s

Jul. 21, 2011

With the retirement of the historic space shuttle, the United States now runs the risk of becoming a supplicant: we will have no choice but to pay…

AIA Strongly Urges FAA Reauthorization

Jul. 19, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association strongly urges Congress to pass a FAA reauthorization extension to avoid serious disruptions to the agency.

“Congress needs to act quickly to…

AIA Commends Gang of Six on Bipartisan Effort

Jul. 19, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association commends the “Gang of Six” for their work towards a bipartisan deficit reduction deal.

“We applaud the efforts of the…

President brought needed sobriety to defense debate

Jul. 19, 2011

President Obama did more Friday than effectively rule out trillion-dollar defense cuts (“Obama lays down new marker in Defense spending debate,” July 15). He also brought a…

AIA Applauds Common Sense Export Control Reforms

Jul. 18, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association welcomes the administration’s proposed rule to relieve low-risk technology exports of burdensome and unnecessary restrictions.

“For years the U.S. export…

AIA Calls for Sobriety in Defense Budget Talks Says it’s Time to “Put Cards on Table”

Jul. 15, 2011

Marion Blakey, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, today responded to the president’s remarks on defense spending.

“For months, there have been…