AIAA Applauds the Passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2024 Written 17 May 2024


May 17, 2024 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) CEO Dan Dumbacher made the following statement:

“On behalf of the Institute’s nearly 30,000 professional and student members, we are pleased with the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2024 that authorizes the FAA for the next five years. The legislation will boost the workforce while protecting consumers and modernizing airports. We appreciate the hard work by House and Senate leaders in getting this bill done and President Biden for signing into law. The bill contains provisions intended to bolster air safety, improve consumer protections, and increase flights at the airport closest to Capitol Hill.

AIAA looks forward to continuing its support of the FAA as we strive to maintain our nation’s leadership in aviation, while also helping make critical advances in technology development and research to advance safer, smarter, and more sustainable flight.”

AIAA Media Contact: Rebecca Gray,, 804-397-5270 cell

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