The National Air Carrier Association (NACA) issued a letter to Congress today expressing opposition regarding efforts to impose a minimum seat size and pitch requirement on the airline industry. NACA carriers contend implementing such a mandate would take away consumer choice and increase prices to the average traveler.
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.