Contact: Janet Neale of the Aerospace Industries Association,

202-371-8548; e-mail:

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) will release the latest statistical report card on aerospace industry’s performance in 2000 with a forecast for activity in 2001 on Tuesday, Dec. 13. The report will include figures on sales, trade, employment, and backlog for various industry sectors. Mr. Douglass will also deliver remarks on the issues that the industry must address during the transition process and the coming year.


AIA Year-End Review & Forecast Luncheon


Wednesday, Dec. 13

Remarks begin at approximately 1 p.m.


National Press Club Ballroom

14th and F streets, N.W., Washington, D.C.


Janet Neale, 202-371-8548

Founded in 1919, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) is the premier trade association representing the nation’s manufacturers of commercial, military and business aircraft, helicopters, aircraft engines, missiles, spacecraft, and related components and equipment.