Aerospace Alliance Updates

Introducing Our New State Heads Of Economic Development

April 23rd, 2024

We are excited to announce the new state heads of the Aerospace Alliance Board of Directors. As we embark on a new chapter of innovation and growth in the aerospace and aviation industry, it is with great pleasure that we introduce the esteemed individuals who will be leading our organization forward.

2023 growth projects to inject $6.4 billion into Alabama communities

April 2nd, 2024

Governor Kay Ivey announced that companies launching operations or expanding existing facilities in Alabama during 2023 are poised to make investments totaling over $6.4 billion, building on the state’s winning economic development track record with another year of steady job creation. Read more here. Alabama has played an integral role in the nation’s aviation and […]

2023 In Review

January 10th, 2024

As we enter this new year, we want to look back and celebrate some of the exciting aviation and aerospace industry accomplishments from 2023. The Aerospace Alliance states have drawn some of the world’s most recognizable names in the industry and continue to expand and make innovations in aviation, aerospace and space exploration. Universities across Alabama focused on research […]

Thank you to our state heads

January 10th, 2024

We would like to recognize Secretary Greg Canfield, Secretary Don Pierson, and Deputy Executive Director Laura Hipp for their years of dedication and commitment serving on the Aerospace Alliance board. Thank you for your unwavering commitment to excellence and for being an inspiration to us all. Your leadership has undoubtedly left a lasting imprint on the industry, and […]

Aerospace Alliance Hosts Reception in Washington, D.C.

October 16th, 2023

In September, the Aerospace Alliance hosted a reception in Washington, D.C. to bring together corporate aviation and aerospace executives with federal officials. These relationships and connections promote the Alliance and help bring congressional delegations together when opportunities arise, promoting industry growth in the states. The event was made possible by the support of our Corporate […]

The Aerospace Alliance is Reaching New Heights in 2023

July 7th, 2023

As we enter the second half of 2023, we want to look back and celebrate some of the many accomplishments that Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi have achieved in aerospace, aviation and commercial space. Here are only some of the corridor’s recent wins and successes: United Launch Alliance and Beyond Gravity, which builds payload fairings for ULA […]

Louisiana – A Leader in Aviation & Aerospace

June 12th, 2023

Louisiana has been a leading state for the aviation and aerospace industry since the birth of the industry. Home to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility, one of the largest manufacturing facilities in the world, Louisiana is paving the way for space exploration. Globally recognized companies have also established in the state and are benefiting from the […]

Mississippi Spurs Innovation

June 7th, 2023

Mississippi has played a pivotal role in the aviation and aerospace industry for decades. From research institutions to military facilities to private companies, the state has made a broad range of influence in the industry. The state is also home to NASA’s largest rocket testing facility, Stennis Space Center. A key factor in the Aviation […]

The Aviation & Aerospace Industry in Alabama

June 5th, 2023

Alabama has played an integral role in the nation’s aviation and aerospace industry for over a century when the first flight school was established by the Wright Brothers. From private companies to military institutions to research and testing facilities, Alabama is one of the leading states in the industry. “The aerospace industry represents a cornerstone […]

Florida – A Leader in Aerospace & Aviation

May 23rd, 2023

One of the first things people think of when they think of Florida is space exploration. Florida is a global leader in the aviation and aerospace industry and has captivated and inspired the world ever since the famous launch that landed the first humans on the moon. It is no wonder that the state has […]