Readout of Secretary Napolitano's Meeting with Airline Industry CEOs on Strengthening International Aviation Security [March 4, 2010]   [open pdf - 21KB]

"Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Napolitano today met with CEOs of the member airlines of the Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the largest airline trade association in the United States, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents approximately 230 airlines and more than 90 percent of the world's air traffic--part of her ongoing efforts to bring together major domestic and foreign air carriers to work on ways to bolster international aviation security. 'Government and the private sector must work collaboratively to develop and implement enhanced international security measures and standards,' said Secretary Napolitano. 'Working together with our partners in the aviation industry, we can and will strengthen the global aviation network to protect the traveling public from terrorism and other threats.' During the meeting, Secretary Napolitano and airline CEOs from across the United States and Europe discussed the international airline industry's important role in implementing stronger and more effective international aviation security measures to protect the traveling public."

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