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Airlines for America (A4A) today announced its support for the House Committee on Homeland Security’s plan to pass legislation requiring U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess the impact any future preclearance facilities will have on security, passengers, the economy and customs staffing at U.S. gateway airports.
Airlines for America (A4A) today applauded the Senate’s confirmation of Coast Guard Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger to serve as the next Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, said today that no U.S. airlines are supporting the smaller carry-on bag initiative recently put forth by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Airlines for America (A4A) today issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announced finding, as required under the Clean Air Act and Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on aircraft greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Mirroring other components of the campaign, the commercial features airline employees guiding families, business people and shippers to their destinations while highlighting the magnitude of the industry.
Airlines for America (A4A) today named Capt. Billy Nolen as Senior Vice President of Safety, Security and Operations. Nolen joins A4A from American Airlines where he was Managing Director of Corporate Safety and Regulatory Affairs.
Airlines for America (A4A) yesterday forecasted that summer 2015 air travel would rise to its highest level ever while reporting that U.S. passenger airlines achieved strong operational performance and improved profitability in the first quarter despite another harsh winter.
Whether it’s getting home to San Francisco from a meeting in New York in time to make a tee-ball game, receiving a critical overnight delivery or taking the vacation of a lifetime, U.S. airlines make these scenarios every day realities. Airlines for America (A4A), the association for the leading U.S. airlines, today launched a campaign that celebrates these and all the moments that airlines routinely make possible.
A4A is stepping in to protect passengers and filling in the blank to remind Congress, the Administration and others that higher taxes on air travel harms passengers and the economy. Air travel is already taxed at much higher rates than other modes of transportation, and U.S. Travel’s efforts to increase the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) – or Airport Tax – will only exacerbate the problem.
In Senate Commerce Committee Hearing Testimony, A4A Says Airport Funding Abundant and Raising Taxes on Passengers is a Bad Idea
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