U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate confirmation of David Pekoske to lead the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for a second term:

“U.S. Travel congratulates David Pekoske on his confirmation to a second term as TSA administrator, a crucial role that provides a safe, secure and efficient travel experience across America’s transportation systems. A proven leader, Administrator Pekoske brings strong institutional knowledge and a deep understanding of transportation security to the agency. U.S. Travel is pleased to continue its productive relationship with Administrator Pekoske and the TSA as we rebuild our industry and look ahead to a more innovative future for travel.”


U.S. Travel Association is the national, non-profit organization representing all components of the travel industry. Travelers in the United States are estimated to spend $1.1 trillion in 2022 (still 10% below 2019 levels). U.S. Travel advocates for policies to accelerate an even recovery across the travel industry and restore economic and job growth for this essential contributor to our nation’s success. Visit ustravel.org for information and recovery-related data.



David James

Vice President, Media Relations

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