Click for Menu

Click to View Archives

Blog Posts



Report Types


Industry Issues

News Items

News Locations


Industry Issues

News Types

news Category Archive :

AIA Urges Senate to Reject Garrett Nomination for Ex-Im Bank

Statement by AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher urging the Senate to confirm the nominations of Ms. Reed, Mr. Bachus, Ms. Pryor and Ms. Slacik to the Board of Directors of the U.S. Export-Import Bank and reject the nomination of Mr. Garrett. Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association supports the nominations of Ms. Reed, […]

AIA Launches Campaign to Ensure Long-Term Health of Ex-Im Bank

Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association is launching a multi-tiered campaign reiterating the importance of the long-term health of the U.S. Export-Import Bank ahead of an important nomination hearing for the Bank leadership. This week, AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher sent a letter to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, […]

AIA Welcomes Nominations of Ex-Im Bank Board Members

Statement by AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher urging the Senate to schedule hearings and confirm nominees to the Export-Import Bank Board of Directors. Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association strongly supports the nominations of Kimberly Reed, Claudia Slacik and Judith Pryor to the Ex-Im Bank Board of Directors and urges the Senate […]

International Affairs

The International Division at AIA is responsible for promoting domestic and international policies and practices that help American companies compete in the global marketplace and cooperate with our allies and foreign partners. With both defined and undefined barriers that can limit business growth, AIA’s International Council works to promote free and fair trade for U.S. […]

Ex-Im Bank Needs Strong and Supportive Leadership

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) on July 14 announced its opposition to the nomination of former Congressman Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) as Chairman and President of the U.S. Export Import Bank (Ex-Im). This decision was not made lightly and was the first-time AIA has opposed a Presidential nominee in recent memory. This is because AIA and […]

Farnborough Air Show 2018

AIA had a robust presence at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow, supporting our member companies and assisting U.S. military aircraft and crews.

AIA Urges President Trump to Withdraw Garrett Nomination

Statement by AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher urging President Trump to withdraw the nomination of Congressman Scott Garrett to chair the Export-Import Bank of the United States and submit nominations for a full Board of Directors that will support the Bank’s key mission. Arlington, Va. — Since the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import […]

Export Import Bank Update

In April, it was announced that President Donald Trump would nominate former Republican members of Congress Scott Garrett and Spencer Bachus to two vacant positions in the Board of Directors of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im).  On June 20th, the President formally sent the nominations to the Senate where the next step is a confirmation […]

American Leadership in Global Trade: AIA’s Executive Report – Summer 2017

AIA’s Summer 2017 edition of the Executive Report highlights the important role American aerospace and defense plays in the global economy.  “American Leadership in Global Trade” includes articles on: – Powering the U.S. Economy: The Vital Role of Aerospace and Defense Trade and of Our Industry’s Essential Exporters – A Profile of AIA Member Huntington […]

Paris Air Show 2017

President’s Reception: Sunday, June 18, 2017, 7:00pm-9:00pm, Paris, France U.S. Industry Reception: Monday, June 19, 2017, 7:00pm-9:00pm, Paris, France To register for the International Paris Air Show receptions, please use the event registration links below: AIA Members: Click Here for Event Registration *Registration for the President’s Reception is closed. *Registration for the U.S. Industry Reception […]

Dispatches from Rocket City, USA

America’s aerospace and defense industry is well known as a key contributor to the U.S. economy and a powerhouse manufacturing sector that drives innovation, advances U.S. foreign policy and national security goals, and contributes to our country’s high-tech manufacturing base. What is less well known is the vital contribution the industry makes to state and […]

Slazer Remarks at House Aerospace Caucus event

Engine for Growth: Analysis and Recommendations for U.S. Space Industry Competitiveness Remarks as prepared for AIA Vice President for Space Systems Frank Slazer before House Aerospace Caucus Thank you and good afternoon. The Aerospace Industries Association, with over 330 members, includes companies who were present at the dawn of the space age 60 years ago, as […]

Posts By Date

Posts by Issue

Posts by Sector

Posts by Type