The International Air Transport Association (IATA) To Present a Blueprint for Improved Aviation Security

March 05th, 2013 - 05:00 am ET by Business Wire

You are cordially invited to a press briefing hosted by Tony Tyler, IATA Director General and CEO and Dave Barger, JetBlue Airways CEO and President on 5 March 2013 at 1:00 PM. The press briefing will be held at the ...

You are cordially invited to a press briefing hosted by Tony Tyler, IATA Director General and CEO and Dave Barger, JetBlue Airways CEO and President on 5 March 2013 at 1:00 PM. The press briefing will be held at the Marriott Brooklyn Bridge hotel, where the IATA AVSEC World conference, “Risk and Regulation - Striking the Right Balance,” will be held.

Against the backdrop of ever increasing passenger numbers, Mr. Tyler will address the need to find a way to get people through security faster and with less hassle—with no compromise on effectiveness. Mr. Tyler will discuss the Checkpoint of the Future roadmap to evolve airport passenger security screening to a more sustainable, efficient and effective process that leverages new technologies.

Accredited journalists will be permitted to attend all sessions of the AVSEC World conference, in addition to the morning keynote speeches on 5 March.

Confirmed speakers include IATA Director General and CEO Tony Tyler, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole, and JetBlue Airways CEO and President Dave Barger. The full program for the event can be found at: http://www.iata.org/events/Documents/avsecw_web_21.02.pdf

Registration to the event is a prerequisite for attending any of the sessions. For more information or to register, please contact Perry Flint, IATA’s Head of Corporate Communications, The Americas at flintp@iata.org

DATEBOOK

what:   Press briefing with Tony Tyler, IATA Director General and CEO and Dave Barger, JetBlue
Airways CEO and President
 
When: Tuesday 5 March at 1:00 PM
 
Where: New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams Street • Brooklyn, New York

Information and RSVP: Perry Flint, IATA’s Head of Corporate Communications, The Americas at flintp@iata.org

Contacts :

IATA
Perry Flint, 202-297-7464
Head of Corporate Communications, The Americas
flintp@iata.org


Source(s) : International Air Transport Association