A4A commends Senate confirmation of Gil Kerlikowske.March 14, 2014 -
A4A issued statement commending U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Gil Kerlikowske to serve as next Customs and Border Protection Commissioner. According to A4A President and CEO, Nicholas E. Calio, A4A looks forward to building on longstanding partnership with CBP under his leadership. As key drivers of jobs and the economy, airlines share Commissioner Kerlikowske’s commitment to enabling further efficiencies to facilitate movement of people and goods at U.S. gateways.
A4A Commends Senate Confirmation of CBP Nominee Gil Kerlikowske
Airlines for America
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Washington, DC, 20004
Press release date: March 7, 2014
WASHINGTON, – Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, issued the following statement commending the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Gil Kerlikowske to serve as the next Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner.
“A4A congratulates Commissioner Kerlikowske on his confirmation, and we look forward to building on our longstanding partnership with CBP under his leadership,” said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio. “As key drivers of jobs and the economy, airlines share Commissioner Kerlikowske’s commitment to enabling further efficiencies to facilitate the movement of people and goods at U.S. gateways.”
Annually, commercial aviation helps drive more than $1 trillion in U.S. economic activity and more than 10 million U.S. jobs. A4A airline members and their affiliates transport more than 90 percent of all U.S. airline passenger and cargo traffic. 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.
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