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 and companies.

“The Block Aircraft Registration Request program functions much like a ‘Do Not Call’ list for private aircraft owners,” said AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey. “The rule that the FAA is proposing would strip away that right to privacy.”

Currently, private aircraft owners can choose to have access to their private travel itineraries blocked to third parties. Through its Aircraft Situation Display Information and National…

Marion C. Blakey,  speech for the Supplier Management Council Spring Meeting

Supplier Management Council 
Spring Meeting 
Tucson, Arizona 
Tuesday, March 8, 2010 

March 2011 eUpdate

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Marion C. Blakey, President and Chief Executive Officer, AIA “The Heavens Are Our Sandbox”

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Worldwide Center for Aviation and Aerospace Leadership
2nd Annual Aviation & Aerospace Manufacturing Summit
Orlando, Florida
Friday, Feb. 25, 2010

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

AIA Encouraged by Passage of Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill

Feb. 18, 2011

AIA supports the “FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act” (S. 223) approved by the U.S. Senate Feb. 17.

“We’re very pleased that the Senate has passed this vital piece of legislation,” said AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey. “Civil aviation is a huge economic engine for our country, and programs like NextGen have a strong economic and environmental return on investment.”

The Senate bill addresses key AIA priorities such as environmental streamlining, third-party performance-based navigation procedure design, the establishment of NextGen performance metrics and aircraft equipage incentives. AIA…