Industry News

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September 29, 2021

Mayo Clinic Leads on Long-Term COVID-19 Biorepository

Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19---what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as “long COVID” or post-acute sequelae. As part of NIH’s REsearching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) Initiative, the NIH awarded $40 million to Mayo Clinic to develop a comprehensive biorepository as the source of clinical samples for long COVID research studies.

September 29, 2021

AOPA Releases Weather Survey Results

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) released the results of its annual survey of how pilots use aviation weather resources, noting new insights, trends, and some challenges in modernizing weather-information dissemination against a backdrop of rapidly evolving technology that is driving user behavior.

September 29, 2021

ALPA Contributes to Non-Profits Honoring 9-11 Pilots

The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l. (ALPA), recently announced contributions to four non-profit organizations that honor the legacy of the four ALPA pilots who were among those who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 attacks.

September 29, 2021

NIOSH Announces New Centers of Excellence

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has funded 10 Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health.

September 29, 2021

KBR Team Participates in Project:Hack 10

Three members of KBR’s Advisory Consulting team recently spent a weekend taking on Project:Hack 10, a hackathon-style event bringing together analysts, engineers, and industry professionals to solve real world data challenges.

September 29, 2021

MedAire Signs Agreement with CRS Yachts

MedAire and CRS Yachts, insurance provider, announced the signing of a Direct Billing Agreement (DBA) to facilitate the process for crew and guests to receive shoreside medical treatment.

September 29, 2021

October Corporate News Bites

These are shorter pieces about some of AsMA's Corporate Members.

November 23, 2020


The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Fire Protection Research Foundation on activities related to emergency responder protective clothing and equipment (PPE) and the development of standards concerning first responder safety, deployment, operations, and the protection of emergency personnel.

September 24, 2020

ALPA Launches Public Awareness Campaign

The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), demonstrated its investment in the airline industry by launching a new public awareness campaign to reassure passengers that when they are ready to take to the skies, airline pilots are ready for takeoff.