US Senate confirms Steve Dickson as Administrator of Federal Aviation Administration

US Senate confirms Steve Dickson as Administrator of Federal Aviation Administration

eTurboNews Syndication:

Airlines for America (A4A), the trade organization for the best U.S. airlines, today commended Captain Steve Dickson on his confirmation by the U.S. Senate to serve as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

“Steve Dickson is qualified to serve as Administrator of the FAA uniquely,” said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio. “The vision is had by him, knowledge and experience to lead the FAA as of this crucial time for the agency and for commercial aviation, a business that drives five percent of U.S. GDP and much more than 10 million U.S. jobs. We applaud the Senate for confirming Captain Dickson, and we anticipate dealing with him to make certain our aviation system is still the very best on earth.”

A4A also known as on House and Senate leaders to expeditiously consider bicameral passing of a waiver to make sure that Acting Administrator Dan Elwell can continue serving as FAA Deputy Administrator.


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“Mr. Elwell did a superb job as Acting Administrator, and he ought to be permitted to keep as Deputy Administrator,” said Calio.

Author: George Taylor

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