Greg Principato joined Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) as President on July 1, 2005. In this capacity, he oversees the leading association of airports and airport-related businesses in North America, which enplane nearly all of the domestic and international airline passenger and cargo traffic on the continent. ACI-NA is the largest of the five worldwide regions of Airports Council International.
Principato’s involvement in aviation and transportation infrastructure spans more than thirty years. From 1979 to 1986 he worked on transportation issues for Senators J. Bennett Johnson (LA.) and Joseph R. Biden (DE.). After leaving the Senate, he went to work in the administration of Virginia Governor Gerald L. Baliles. The Baliles administration was nationally known for a commitment to transportation infrastructure.
Prior to joining ACI-NA, Principato was a Trade and Transportation Specialist for the Law Firm of Hunton & Williams, where he worked on a wide variety of issues including the negotiation of international air service agreements and alliances and the development of a new global standard for aircraft noise.
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Principato earned an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Chicago.
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