U.S. civil aircraft sales are expected to total $49.7 billion this year, a 3.2-percent annual increase.
Aerospace Industries Association
New draft rules for the export of U.S. military aircraft and parts were released this week. They are part of a systemic reform of the export control regime for military-related products that has been long sought by America’s aerospace industry.
The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) hosts a Christmas-season luncheon each year at which it reports on the state of the industry and forecasts future performance. This year, AIA feels pressed to state its case by November 23, the date a 12-member “super committee” of the U.S. Congress is due to recommend ways to curb government spending by $1.5 trillion.
Just days after commending President Obama for his June 28 visit to an Alcoa plant in Davenport, Iowa, Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) president and CEO Marion Blakey found his next day broadside against business aviation “baffling and disturbing.”
Ethics in the global aerospace industry is one of many topics that CEOs from the U.S. and Europe are addressing at meetings here this week, according to U.S. Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) president and CEO Marion Blakey.
Although the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) expected that the industry it represents would trend downward in 2010, in the final year-end analysis it turned in a solid financial performance for the seventh straight year.
Although last December’s world environmental meeting in Copenhagen ended with more of whimper than a bang, the head of the U.S. Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) predicts that aviation’s environmental impact will be a hot topic here when the CEOs of American and European manufacturers hold their annual dialog.
While military-related products will give a boost to overall aerospace sales this year, the aerospace industry as a whole is likely to run short of momentum next year, according to the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA).
While the setbacks suffered by the business aviation industry over the past year or so have been substantial, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) expects them to be short-lived.