A4A Congratulates New TSA Administrator David Pekoske

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Airlines
for America
(A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading
U.S. airlines,
today congratulated David Pekoske on being sworn in to serve as the
seventh administrator of the Transportation Security Administration
(TSA).

“Administrator Pekoske is a proven leader with an unwavering commitment
to the security of our nation’s transportation sector, and the millions
of passengers who depend on it each day,” said A4A President and CEO
Nicholas E. Calio. “We congratulate Administrator Pekoske on his
swearing in, and we look forward to working with TSA under his
leadership to advance our shared goal of further bolstering what is
already the safest aviation system in the world.”

ABOUT A4A

Annually, commercial aviation helps drive $1.5 trillion in U.S. economic
activity and more than 10 million U.S. jobs. Airlines for America (A4A)
vigorously advocates on behalf of the American airline industry as a
model of safety, customer service and environmental responsibility and
as the indispensable network that drives our nation’s economy and global
competitiveness.

America needs a cohesive National Airline Policy that will support the
integral role the nation’s airlines play in connecting people and goods
globally, spur the nation’s economic growth and create more high-paying
jobs. A4A works collaboratively with the airlines, labor groups,
Congress and the Administration to improve air travel for everyone.

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Contacts

Airlines for America (A4A)
Kathy Grannis Allen, 202-626-4034
Managing
Director, Airline Industry Public Relations and Communications
kallen@airlines.org
or
Vaughn
Jennings, 202-626-4209
Managing Director, Government and Regulatory
Communications
vjennings@airlines.org
or
Todd
Burke, 202-626-4033
Senior Vice President, Communications
tburke@airlines.org