AIA News and Press Releases

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 […]

U.S. Commercial Aviation Manufacturers Commit to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

ARLINGTON, Va. ­­– Today, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) announced a commitment for commercial aviation manufacturers to work with airline customers and governments around the world to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. As part of that commitment, AIA is spearheading a groundbreaking study to analyze the state of sustainable aviation technologies in the United […]

AIA’s “2021 Facts & Figures: U.S. Aerospace & Defense” report details the pandemic’s impact on the A&D industries

For Immediate Release     September 15, 2021 Contact: Jon Corley (703) 772-1055 Email: Report also provides a glimpse at a post-pandemic recovery Arlington, VA – The COVID-19 pandemic took an immense toll on America and the world last year, causing significant and tragic losses to human lives. It also put an enormous strain on governments, industries, […]

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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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Alison Lynn

Vice President, Communications

Jon Corley

Senior Director, Communications