In response to the Federal Register Notice “Reassignment of Schedules at Newark-Liberty International Airport,” NACA President and CEO George Novak issued the following statement: NACA commends the U.S. Departments of Transportation and Justice for furthering President Biden’s recent Executive Order “Promoting Competition in the American Economy,” by proposing to reassign 16 peak-time slots at Newark Liberty […]
Blue Lightning Initiative
The Blue Lightning Initiative (BLI), led by the Department of Transportation, the Department of Homeland Security, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is an element of the DHS Blue Campaign. The BLI trains aviation industry personnel to identify potential traffickers and human trafficking victims, and to report their suspicions to federal law enforcement. To date, more than 100,000 personnel in the aviation industry have been trained through the BLI, and actionable tips continue to be reported to law enforcement.