FAA conference


New Member
Found this on the FAA website, should be interesting what they say this week-

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of
Transportation's Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) will hold its 28th
Annual Aviation Forecast Conference on
March 18th and 19th at the Washington,
D.C. Convention Center. The theme of
this year's conference is "Aviation's
Recovery: Timing, Strength, and
Structural Change?"

At the conference, the FAA will release
its Aerospace Forecasts Fiscal Years
2003 - 2014, which gives the latest and
future estimates of activity and growth
in aviation products and services.

The first day of the conference will
begin at 8 a.m. at the Convention
Center, 900 Ninth St. N.W. Opening the
conference will be featured speakers
Secretary of Transportation Norman Y.
Mineta, FAA Administrator Marion C.
Blakey, and the Homeland Security
Department's Transportation Security
Administration Deputy Administrator
Steve HcHale. Beginning at noon, the
luncheon keynote speaker will be David
N. Siegel, president and CEO of US
Airways. Throughout the day, various
panels will examine the environment of
aviation, strategies for recovery, and
potential alternatives to commercial
air travel.

The second day will begin at 8 a.m. and
will include five concurrent panels
that will examine the status of large
commercial air carriers,
regional/commuter airlines, air cargo,
airports/infrastructure, and general

More information regarding the agenda
is available at
welcome.htm or call 202-267-3883.