Top Airline CEOs, TSA Administrator Convene in Washington, D.C.

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On September 13th, CEOs from top airlines, including JetBlue, American, Southwest, Hawaiian, and Alaska; senior executives from United and UPS; TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger and other key industry officials will convene for Airlines for America's fourth annual Commercial Aviation Summit.

The event will bring together the industry for a timely discussion on a variety of topics affecting aviation and the traveling public, including ATC reform, airline innovation, and security. American Airlines Chairman and CEO Doug Parker will deliver the keynote.

The event will be held at the National Press Club in Washington from 12 to 5 p.m. ET. There will be a media reception sponsored by Airbus following the conclusion of the program at 5 p.m.

Featured Speakers

  • Nicholas Calio, President and CEO, Airlines for America
  • Carl Cannon, Washington Bureau Chief, RealClearPolitics
  • Paul Donahue, President and CEO, Centerra
  • Mark Dunkerley, President and CEO, Hawaiian Airlines
  • Robin Hayes, President and CEO, JetBlue Airways
  • Holly Hegeman, Founder, Plane Business Banter
  • Chris Jackson, Vice President, Ipsos Public Affairs
  • Bart Jansen, Travel Reporter, USA Today
  • Hunter Keay, Managing Director and Senior Analyst, Wolfe Research
  • Kristopher Kelley, Assistant Portfolio Manager, Janus Capital
  • Gary Kelly, President and CEO, Southwest Airlines
  • Phil LeBeau, Auto and Airline Industry Reporter, CNBC
  • Peter Neffenger, Administrator, Transportation Security Administration
  • Doug Parker, Chairman and CEO, American Airlines
  • Sharon Pinkerton, Senior Vice President, Legislative and Regulatory Policy, Airlines for America
  • Paul Rinaldi, President, NATCA
  • Marty St. George, Executive Vice President, Commercial and Planning, JetBlue Airways
  • Brad Tilden, President and CEO, Alaska Airlines
  • Sean Trende, Senior Elections Analyst, RealClearPolitics
  • Karen Walker, Editor-in-Chief, Air Transport World
  • Capt. Chris Williams, Director of Operations, UPS
  • Scott Wilson, Vice President, eCommerce and Merchandising, United Airlines

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