ACI-NA Congratulates Pekoske on TSA Selection

WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin M. Burke today congratulated U.S. Coast Guard Vice Commandant David P. Pekoske on his selection as President Donald J. Trump’s nominee for Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

“The top priority for airports is ensuring the safety and security of the traveling public, which is best achieved through effective collaboration between airports, airlines, federal law enforcement agencies, and other aviation industry stakeholders.  Vice Commandant Pekoske’s proven track record of mission-focused operational efficiency and management is essential to strengthening a risk-based approached to aviation security.  ACI-NA looks forward to working with Vice Commandant Pekoske following his confirmation by the U.S. Senate.”

About ACI-NA

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) represents local, regional, and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and Canada. ACI-NA member airports enplane more than 95 percent of the domestic and virtually all the international airline passenger and cargo traffic in North America.  Approximately 380 aviation-related businesses are also members of ACI-NA, providing goods and services to airports.  Collectively, U.S. airports employ more than 1.3 million people and account for $1.2 trillion in economic activity—or seven percent of the total U.S. workforce and eight percent of GDP.  Canadian airports support 405,000 jobs and contribute C$35 billion to Canada's GDP. Learn more at www.aci-na.org.