ACI-NA Congratulates Christopher Hart on Senate Confirmation as NTSB Chairman

March 12, 2015


WASHINGTON— Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) issued the following statement on the confirmation of Christopher Hart by the U.S. Senate as chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB):

“ACI-NA congratulates Chairman Hart on his confirmation by the Senate,” said ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke.  “We look forward to working with Chairman Hart and his vision for a more flexible and proactive NTSB to ensure the safety of the traveling public, including the millions of passengers who travel through ACI-NA’s member airports each day.”


About ACI-NA

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) represents local, regional, and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and Canada. ACI-NA member airports enplane more than 95 percent of the domestic and virtually all the international airline passenger and cargo traffic in North America. Approximately 380 aviation-related businesses are also members of ACI-NA, providing goods and services to airports. Collectively, U.S. airports support more than 11.5 million jobs and account for $1.4 trillion in economic activity – or more than seven percent of the total U.S. GDP. Canadian airports support 405,000 jobs and contribute C$35 billion to Canada’s GDP. Learn more at