AIA's new report, Civil Aviation Growth in the 21st Century: Meeting Capacity and Environmental Challenges, identifies safely expanding the capacity of our national airspace system and addressing growing environmental and energy concerns as the two most significant challenges facing civil aviation today and in the foreseeable future.
Nearly 350 industry and government representatives and members of the media gathered Dec. 15 in the Grand Ballroom of Washington’s Mayflower Hotel for AIA’s 46th Year-End Review & Forecast Luncheon. Aerospace industry sales are expected to increase in 2010 and 2011, said AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey. The overarching message was that the industry remains strong and resilient despite pressure from a weak economy. The luncheon was sponsored by the Communications Council.
Marion C. Blakey speaking at the 46th Annual AIA Year-End Review & Forecast. Visit AIA's Website for complete data.
Marty Hauser, director of government communications at UTC, introducing Lyman award winner Douglas Barrie in the packed Mayflower Hotel ballroom.
Solid 2010 Results for Aerospace
With another solid financial performance in 2010, the aerospace industry has again demonstrated its vital importance to the U.S. economy. “Aerospace has produced solid results, including a new sales record for the seventh straight year, leading all manufacturers in trade surplus and providing a sense of stability amidst the chaos of economic upheaval,” said AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey. »Read more
Barrie Recognized with Lyman Award
Douglas Barrie, a longtime journalist with more than two decades experience at several leading publications covering the aerospace industry, was selected to receive the 2010 Lauren D. Lyman Award for outstanding achievement in aviation journalism. »Read more