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New FAA chief sworn in with 737 MAX front and center

August 13, 2019

Via: Politico

DICKSON LANDS AT FAA: The agency has a Senate-confirmed administrator in place for the first time in more than a year and a half after Dickson, a retired Delta Air Lines executive, was sworn in on Monday. As our Brianna Gurciullo reports, Dan Elwell will be the FAA’s second-in-command after acting as its head since Michael Huerta finished a five-year term in early 2018. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said in a statement that she was grateful for Elwell’s “steady and principled leadership during an especially challenging time in the FAA’s history.”

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