Greg Principato, president of the
Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), made the
following statement, Thursday, regarding the new aviation threat
level in response to the terrorist plot in the United Kingdom.
“Airports Council International – North America
applauds the federal government’s quick response to this
terrorist threat. We appreciate the fact that the Transportation
Security Administration (TSA) reached out to the airport community
before finalizing its approach and is working closely with ACI-NA,
and other industry organizations to implement its response.
Airports and the TSA share a desire to ensure the safety and
security of travelers, employees and all users of the aviation
“ACI-NA also appreciates the cooperation and support of
the Canadian government and the Canadian Airports Council in
addressing this threat. We will continue to work together with all
of our partners in the days ahead.”