AIA News and Press Releases

AIA Statement on House Passage of Build Back Better Act

Arlington, Va. – Today, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) released the following statement following the U.S. House of Representatives passage of the Build Back Better Act: “We were glad to see the House pass the Build Back Better Act, and we encourage the Senate to quickly take up the legislation. The bill provides important funding that will help […]

Aerospace Industry Calls for a Joint Working Group to Find Solutions to Potential 5G Interference on Radio Altimeters

Arlington, Va. – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) is leading a coalition of organizations representing the world’s leading aerospace manufacturers, airlines, pilots, and operators in calling for a delay to the deployment of 5G technologies to the C-band until the safety and efficiency of the National Airspace System (NAS) is ensured. In a letter to […]

Aerospace Industry Makes Progress in Workforce Development & Diversity Prioritization

2021 Aerospace & Defense Workforce Study Conducted by AIA and AIAA with Ernst & Young LLP Arlington, Va. (November 2, 2021) – Today, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) released their 2021 Aerospace & Defense Workforce Study, which was conducted in collaboration with Ernst & Young LLP […]

AIA COVID-19 Vaccine Statement

“America’s aerospace and defense industry stands together as we prepare to implement the new federal vaccine requirement, while working with our government partners as they develop detailed guidance. Throughout the pandemic, AIA members have expanded benefits and implemented extensive measures designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as our essential work continued. Employee health and […]

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Prioritizing Safety Through Evolving National Aerospace Standards

For over 75 years, the Aerospace Industries Association has developed National Aerospace Standards that have shaped our industry, enabled innovation, and most importantly, kept both our workforce and our government customers – the brave people who defend our nation – safe. The safety of our over 2 million workers and the safety of our government […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Leadership Spotlight: Dan Watt, L3Harris Technologies

Dan WattVP Program Management & Products, Communication Systems and Executive Sponsor of the Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership & Advancement (HOLA) Employee Resource GroupL3Harris Technologies L3Harris’ Dan Watt, VP Program Management & Products, Communication Systems and Executive Sponsor of the Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership & Advancement (HOLA) Employee Resource Group, shares the importance of embracing various […]

A&D Employee Spotlight: Anthony Nigara, L3Harris Technologies

Anthony NigaraVP of Strategy & Business DevelopmentL3Harris Technologies L3Harris’ Anthony Nigara, VP of Strategy and Business Development, offers advice to new grads entering the workforce. “For those of you who are new to the workforce, the world is quite different now than you probably imagined it being when you started college or your internship. As […]

NAS9945: Airworthiness Engineering Training & Education

Whether they are developed for educators or manufacturers, new standards can help advance the aerospace and defense industry. That’s why on July 8, AIA’s National Aerospace Standards published new standard NAS9945, Airworthiness Engineering Training and Education. NAS9945 will help both American aerospace education programs and design, manufacturing, and maintenance organizations develop and implement airworthiness training […]

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