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2019 L. Welch Pogue Award Dinner Honoring Marion Blakey

  • September 17, 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Jones Day, 300 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20001
  • 140


  • Table of 10
    Recognition at event
    Recognition in event materials
  • Two (2) tables of 10
    Two attendees seated at head table (limited to FIRST Gold sponsor)
    Recognition at event
    Recognition on website
    Recognition in event materials
    Preferred seating (front of room)
    Introduction/speaking role at event or video
    Opportunity to display sponsor materials at event
  • Table of 10
    One attendee seated at head table
    Recognition at event
    Recognition on website
    Recognition in event materials
    Preferred seating (mid-room)

2019 L. Welch Pogue Award Dinner

Click here to view Marion Blakey's remarks from this event.

The prestigious annual L. Welch Pogue Award for lifetime achievement in aviation will be presented at a gala dinner on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

The first L. Welch Pogue Award was presented in 1994 to its namesake, the former chairman of the Civil Aeronautics Board and a U.S. Delegate at the Chicago Convention, which created the legal blueprint for post-WWII expansion of commercial aviation. This year, the Award will be presented to Marion Blakey.

Marion Blakey joins a long line of preeminent L. Welch Pogue Award winners who have helped shape modern international commercial air transportation. She is a former FAA Administrator, has served as CEO of Rolls-Royce North America and the Aerospace Industries Association, and currently sits on the boards of Alaska Air Group, Noblis, and Cobham.

The L. Welch Pogue Award is jointly presented by the International Aviation Club, Aviation Week Network, and Jones Day.

*Sponsorships received after September 3, will not be included in printed program, but will receive all other benefits.*

Schedule of Events

6:00 pm Reception

6.45 pm Call to Dinner

7:00 pm Dinner and Presentations

Thank you to our sponsors:


Alaska Airlines


Atlas Air

Delta Air Lines


International Air Transport Association

Jones Day


Polar Air Cargo Worldwide


Air Transport World


Air Line Pilots Association, International

Airlines for America

American Airlines

Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC


Jenner & Block


United Airlines


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