AIA Sets Press Conference to Discuss “Devastating Job Losses” in Aerospace Industry

AIA PR — The Aerospace Industries Association and leading industry CEOs are holding a press conference Wednesday September 14 on the devastating job losses, national security threats and infrastructure implications that would result from budget cuts put in motion by this summer’s debt-ceiling deal. AIA and the CEOs of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Pratt & Whitney and other firms will address the long-term costs that another round of major cuts would have on the defense capabilities, industrial workforce, and America’s legacy of innovation in space and civil aviation leadership.

AIA Chairman James F. Albaugh, President & Chief Executive Officer, Commercial Airplanes, The Boeing Company
AIA Vice Chairman David P. Hess, President, Pratt & Whitney, United Technologies Corporation
Marion C. Blakey, AIA President and CEO
Charles A. Gray, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Frontier Electronic Systems
Dawne S. Hickton, Vice Chair, President & Chief Executive Officer, RTI International Metals, Inc.
Richard L. McNeel, Chairman, President & CEO of LORD Corporation

What: Press briefing discussing the devastating impact on aerospace and defense jobs resulting from further defense cuts.

When: Wednesday, September 14. Doors open at 9:45am and the briefing will begin at 10:00am.

Where: The Holeman Lounge at the National Press Club

Please RSVP to Dan Stohr at [email protected] or (703) 358-1078.