Aviation Subcommittee to Hold Its First Hearing of 115th Congress

February 10, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), chairman of the Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Subcommittee, will convene a hearing on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 10:30 a.m., titled “Stakeholder Perspectives on Improving TSA for the Security of the Traveling Public.” The subcommittee will hold its first hearing of the 115th Congress to explore stakeholder perspectives on how the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) may better serve the traveling public. The hearing will also examine the TSA’s implementation of recently-passed laws including aviation security provisions in the FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016.  

·    Mr. Stephen Alterman, President, Cargo Airline Association; Chairman, Aviation Security Advisory Committee
·    Ms. Sharon Pinkerton, Senior Vice President of Legislative and Regulatory Policy, Airlines for America
·    Ms. Kim Day, Chief Executive Officer, Denver International Airport
·    Mr. Mark Laustra, Vice President of Global Business Development and Government Relations, Analogic
Hearing Details:
Thursday, February 16, 2017
10:30 a.m.
Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
The hearing will be held in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.