European Association of Aerospace Industries (AECMA)

Association européenne des industries aérospatiales

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Apr 1950, Paris (France), as International Association of Aerospace Manufacturers -- Association internationale des constructeurs de matériel aérospatial (AICMA). Name changed to Association européenne des constructeurs de matériel aérospatial, Oct 1973. Registered in accordance with Belgian law, Dec 1995. Current title adopted 1995. Previously also referred to in English as European Association of Aerospace Manufacturers. Merged with Association of European Space Industry (EUROSPACE) and European Defence Industries Group (EDIG) to form Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD).


Promote the competitive development of the European aerospace industry; represent the sector at a European level in all matters of common interest.

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Activities are directed and coordinated by:

(i) 'Policy Commission' - furthers the interests of the industry in political and economic fields, supported by: EU Working Group and several specialized committees.

(ii) 'Operations Commission' - improving the efficiency and competitiveness of the European aerospace industry through harmonization of technical and industrial relationships among aerospace companies and through removal of technical barriers to the development of European collaboration. The Commission coordinates activities of several technical bodies.


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 16 countries
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Subjects *

  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Aerospace, Space
  • Industry
    • Industry

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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