Industry Issues

The association is responsible for developing and executing legislative strategies on particular issues of interest and mutual agreement by our member companies. The association works with members of Congress and staff, administration officials, and other organizations to advocate on behalf of AIA member positions on issues vital to the aerospace and defense industry. To ensure that the voice of the aerospace and defense industry is well represented in the public policy making process, AIA staff prepare and present congressional testimony, white papers and other policy papers, and organize high-profile events conducted by the House and Senate Aerospace Caucuses. In addition, the division coordinates special events, such as election forums and congressional delegation visits to international air shows.

AIA positions on key congressional policy issues that impact the competitiveness and vitality of the aerospace industry are highlighted below.


AIA Welcomes Presidential Announcement of Human Space Exploration Goals

Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association welcomes President Trump’s announcement today establishing new policy…

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AIA, Aerospace and Defense Industry Leaders call for Budget Stability and BCA Repeal

More than forty senior leaders from across America’s aerospace and defense sector joined to call…

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AIA Welcomes Senate Passage of Tax Reform

The Aerospace Industries Association welcomes another milestone  for comprehensive tax reform this week with passage…

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Florida Aerospace & Defense Workforce Summit, Palm Bay, Fla.

Remarks by David F. Melcher President and CEO, Aerospace Industries Association Florida Aerospace & Defense…

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AIA, Harris Corporation Host Fla. Aerospace and Defense Workforce/STEM Summit

Organizations join government and academia in collaborating to inspire and build the aerospace workforce of…

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Key Issues