Airlines for America on board with confirmation of commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the US airlines, has commended Kevin K. McAleenan on his confirmation by the US Senate to serve as Commissioner of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the company said.

Annually, commercial aviation helps drive USD 1.5 trillion in US economic activity and more than 10 million US jobs. Airlines for America (A4A) vigorously advocates on behalf of the American airline industry as a model of safety, customer service and environmental responsibility and as the indispensable network that drives our nation´s economy and global competitiveness.

A4A works collaboratively with the airlines, labor groups, Congress and the Administration to improve air travel for everyone. For more information about the airline industry, visit