Airports Council Congratulates Pekoske on Confirmation as TSA Administrator

WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin M. Burke today issued the below statement following U.S. Senate confirmation of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David P. Pekoske for a second term.

“The safety and security of passengers is the top priority of our airports, and TSA Administrator Pekoske has been a strong and effective partner in helping to achieve that goal. His strategic, innovative, and mission-focused management approach has been critical in facilitating the kind of coordination that is essential to keeping travelers safe, and we have no doubt that successful leadership will continue in his second term. ACI-NA congratulates him on his confirmation, and we look forward to continuing to work with Administrator Pekoske and his team to further enhance security and efficiency at airports across the country.”



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