GBTA Commends Confirmation of Elaine Chao as New Transportation Secretary

Alexandria, VA (January 31, 2017) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the business travel industry, commends the Senate for the confirmation of Elaine Chao as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The following statement can be attributed to Michael W. McCormick, GBTA executive director and COO.

“GBTA welcomes Elaine Chao as the next Secretary of Transportation. It is our hope that she will use her considerable experience to focus on improving the nation’s infrastructure, continued modernization of air traffic control and ensuring safe, secure and efficient travel for our nation.”

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The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is the world’s premier business travel and meetings trade organization headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area with operations on six continents. GBTA’s 9,000-plus members manage more than $345 billion of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually. GBTA and the GBTA Foundation deliver world-class education, events, research, advocacy and media to a growing global network of more than 28,000 travel professionals and 125,000 active contacts. To learn how business travel drives lasting business growth,