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AIA Applauds Senate Passage of Annual Defense Policy Bill

Arlington, Va. (July 27, 2023) – Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning today praised the Senate for passing …

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AIA Praises AUKUS Bills from House Foreign Affairs Committee

Arlington, Va. (July 26, 2023) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning yesterday sent a letter to the …

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AIA Letter Concerning House Legislation on Railroad Valley Site

AIA represents over 320 American aerospace manufacturers, suppliers, and more than 2 million U.S. workers, writes to express concern over Sec. 466 in the recently approved Fiscal Year…

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AIA AUKUS Letter of Support

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning sent a letter to the bipartisan leadership of the House Foreign Affairs Committee commending their legislation to enable the Australia-United Kingdom-United States…

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AIA Applauds House Passage of Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Bill

Arlington, Va. (July 20, 2023) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning today commended the U.S. …

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AIA Statement on House Federal Aviation Administration Funding Bill

Arlington, Va. (July 18, 2023) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning today commented on the House …

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Utilizing the Tax Code to Incentivize Innovation

A pro-growth tax code is vital for innovation to flourish. Crucial research and development (R&D) activities support American jobs while bolstering our economic competitiveness and national defense. This year, Congress has the opportunity to correct…

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AIA Announces Strategic Addition to Civil Aviation Division 

Arlington, Va. (July 11, 2023) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), the leading voice for the American aerospace and defense …

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Joint Association Letter to Congress on X-band for Commercial Remote Sensing

Letter to Congress from AIA, CSSMA, CSF, and SIA calling to preserve 8025 – 8400 MHz band (X-band) downlink spectrum for important and growing remote sensing satellite operations.

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Aerospace Industries Association Applauds Progress on NDAA 

Arlington, Va. (June 23, 2023) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning today commended the Senate …

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AIA Statement on Markup of Defense Appropriations Legislation 

Arlington, Va. (June 22, 2023) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning today commended the House …

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Congressional Delegations Join AIA to Tout Best-in-Class American A&D Capabilities at 54th International Paris Air Show

Paris, France (June 20, 2023) – The members of the largest ever Senate and House Congressional Delegations (CODEL) to the …

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Metropolitan Airspace Strategy: Initial Advanced Air Mobility Operations Report

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) released the “Metropolitan Airspace Strategy: Initial Advanced Air Mobility Operations” report, which outlines three use cases of experimental aircraft, selected for their ability to highlight potential airspace modifications…

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New Recommendations to Strengthen Global Supply Chain, Secure Industry Access to Critical Minerals

Arlington, Va. (June 14, 2023) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) today released two new documents providing recommendations to strengthen the …

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Secure and Resilient Supply Chains Require a Whole-of-Government Approach

Recent global challenges, including the conflict in Ukraine, growing tensions in the Indo-Pacific, and the COVID-19 pandemic, have highlighted serious and longstanding vulnerabilities in the supply chain…

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Securing the U.S. Aerospace and Defense Critical Minerals Supply Chain

AIA released a comprehensive list of critical minerals vital to the aerospace and defense industry and provided recommendations to secure the critical mineral supply chain. AIA identified at least 12 critical minerals that are…

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AIA Applauds House Ways & Means Committee for Reversing Course on Harmful R&D Tax Change

Arlington, Va. (June 14, 2023) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning today issued the following statement …

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AIA Letter to the FAA on Notice of Updated Factors for Optimizing Use of the National Airspace

AIA sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Chief of Staff Katie Thomson expressing the space industry’s perspective on the FAA’s recent Notice of Updated Factors for Optimizing Use of the National Airspace…

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AIA National Security Space FY24 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Priorities

AIA, representing over 320 aerospace manufacturers and suppliers and more than 2 million U.S. workers, urges Congress to affirm its consistent, bipartisan support for the national security space enterprise through the Fiscal Year 2024 NDAA…

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AIA Statement on Foreign Military Sales Tiger Team Recommendations

Arlington, Va. (June 13, 2023) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning today issued the following …

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AIA Letter of Support for the Mercury 13 Congressional Gold Medal Act

IA writes in support of Representative Chrissy Houlahan’s (D-Penn.) introduction of a new legislation honoring the Mercury 13 with a Congressional Gold Medal. AIA urges the House to consider the Mercury 13 Congressional Gold Medal Act, which recognizes a group of trailblazers that paved the way for female astronauts and women in STEM…

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AIA, NDIA, PSC Continue Push to Modernize Foreign Military Sales System

Top defense trade associations the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), and the Professional Services Council …

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Volume II: Defense Trade Modernization

On June 8, 2023, top defense trade associations the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), and the Professional Services Council (PSC) released their second set of recommendations to modernize the U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and defense trade system.  The report, “Volume II: Defense Trade Modernization,” focuses on the Department of State’s role of evaluating and approving 95 percent of FMS cases…

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Aerospace Industries Association Praises TORPEDO Act for Clearing the Way for AUKUS Success   

Arlington, Va. (May 25, 2023) – Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning today praised introduction of the Truncating …

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