Second Public Hearing of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States: Statement of James May, May 22, 2003 [open pdf - 44KB]
Alternate Title: 9/11 Commission, Second Public Hearing: Statement of James May, May 22, 2003
The second public hearing of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States was held on May 22-23, 2003 in Washington, DC. The Commission heard testimony on Congressional oversight as well as the state of the aviation security before and after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. This testimony was part of a panel entitled "State of the System: Civil Aviation Security on September 11th". In this statement before the Commission, May discusses the history of the relationship between the government and the airlines relating to security, both before and after the events of 9/11, from his perspective as the president of the Air Transport Association of America.
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States: http://www.9-11commission.gov