A4A Congratulates Sen. Shelby on Being Named Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2018 Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today congratulated Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) on being selected to serve as the next Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.

“Sen. Shelby is a respected leader and skilled legislator who will serve the American people well as Chairman,” said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio. “We congratulate Sen. Shelby on his new role as Chairman, and remain committed to working with the committee under his leadership to continue building a vibrant air travel system that meets the needs of the traveling and shipping public.”


Airlines for America (A4A) members are Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Atlas Air, Delta Air Lines, FedEx, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and UPS. Air Canada is an associate member.

A4A advocates on behalf of the leading U.S. airlines, both passenger and cargo carriers. A4A works collaboratively with industry stakeholders, federal agencies, the Administration, Congress, labor and other groups to improve aviation for the traveling and shipping public.

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