NBAA congratulates new FAA administrator


National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen has welcomed the news that Steve Dickson has been named administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Bolen said, “Steve is a leader whose comprehensive understanding of our national air transportation system, and the efforts underway to keep building a next-generation system, are second to none. NBAA has worked closely with Steve for many years, and we welcome his nomination.

“We look forward to working with Steve in support of the continuing modernization initiatives that ensure America’s aviation system remains the world’s best.”

A long-term Delta Air Lines captain, Dickson served as the carrier’s senior vice president of global flight operations across six continents involving training, technical support, staffing, scheduling, quality assurance and regulatory compliance for more than 13,000 pilots. He is a graduate of the US Air Force Academy and former F-15 pilot.

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