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Steve Dickson
Senior Vice President, Flight Operations
Delta Air Lines

Captain Steve Dickson is Senior Vice President-Flight Operations for Delta Air Lines. His responsibilities include overseeing Delta’s day-to-day flight operations, as well as pilot training, pilot standards, technical support, pilot staffing and scheduling, and quality assurance/compliance functions. He also provides leadership and direction to Delta’s 12,400 strong pilot group. Dickson, a 20-year Delta veteran, has served as a Special Assignment Supervisor, Manager-Pilot Crew Scheduling, Manager-Strategic Planning and Communications, Assistant Chief Pilot-Atlanta, and General Manager-Flight Operations. In 2005 Dickson was promoted to Director-Flight Operations, and assumed his current responsibilities in September 2006. He is also currently qualified as a 757/767 captain and has also flown the 727 and 737 during his career at Delta.

Captain Dickson is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operations Committee and Air Transport Association (ATA) Operations Council, and serves as Chairman of the Air Traffic Management Advisory Committee (ATMAC) and the working subcommittee of the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) Next Gen Advisory Committee.

A former Air Force Officer and F-15 fighter pilot, Dickson is also a Distinguished Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the Georgia State University College of Law. He resides in Atlanta, Georgia.

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