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A4A Congratulates John Putnam on Senate Confirmation as DOT General Counsel

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2022 — Airlines for America (A4A), the association representing the leading U.S. passenger and cargo carriers, congratulates John Putnam on his confirmation by the U.S. Senate to serve as the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Transportation. 

“We are grateful for John’s strategic work, sharp focus and tireless effort through the most challenging period in the history of the U.S. aviation industry and now as our industry recovers from the pandemic,” said Patricia Vercelli, A4A Senior Vice President and General Counsel. 

“He understands the importance of having a safe, reliable aviation system in the U.S., and he also knows how to work with all stakeholders – public and private – in a collaborative and transparent manner,” she continued. “I look forward to our continued collaboration in addressing the Administration’s regulatory priorities; providing the traveling public and the aviation workforce a safe environment; and ensuring that travelers and cargo arrive to their destination safely and efficiently.” 

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