New Speaker for NBAA Security Session: DHS’s Rottman to Discuss U.S. Security Priorities

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ATLANTA, GA, September 25, 2007 — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) increased focus on general aviation security, as outlined recently by DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff, will be discussed by DHS Deputy Director of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Rottman at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Security Session at this week’s NBAA 60th Annual Meeting & Convention.

Rottman will discuss the recent proposed rulemaking on private international flights into the United States, and possible additional rulemakings for larger business jets.

Business aircraft operators and security managers will be able to speak directly to a top-level DHS official on these issues and more at the session on Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in Georgia World Congress Center C101 Auditorium. Industry officials on the panel will discuss the current state of security affairs from the operations perspective.

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