WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 – Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today congratulated Teri Bristol on her appointment to serve as the next Chief Operating Officer of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Air Traffic Organization (ATO).
“Teri is well respected across the aviation industry and shares our vision on the importance of modernizing our nation’s air traffic control infrastructure and building on our well-deserved reputation for safety excellence,” said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio. “A4A congratulates Teri on her appointment and we look forward to further strengthening our collaborative partnership with ATO under her leadership.”
Annually, commercial aviation helps drive $1.5 trillion in U.S. economic activity and more than 10 million U.S. jobs. U.S. airlines fly 2.4 million passengers and more than 58,000 tons of cargo each day. Airlines for America (A4A) advocates on behalf of the American airline industry as a model of safety, customer service and environmental responsibility and as the indispensable network that drives our nation’s economy and global competitiveness.
A4A works collaboratively with the airlines, labor, Congress, the Administration and other groups to improve aviation for the traveling and shipping public.