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Monday, January 13, 2014

FAA Adds Industry Leaders to Advisory Council

The FAA is adding 10 new members to its Management Advisory Council, to help guide “critical air-transportation policy decisions," said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx. 
The 10 new members are all well known throughout the aviation industry, and include Steve Alterman, president, Cargo Airline Association; Bill Ayer, former chairman, Alaska Air Group; Montie Brewer, former president and CEO, Air Canada; Ray Conner, vice chairman, The Boeing Co., and president and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes; Craig Fuller, president, the Fuller Co. and former president of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA); Jane Garvey, Meridiam Infrastructure/MITRE board member and former FAA administrator; Mayor Michael Hancock, City of Denver, Colo.; Lee Moak, president, Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA); John “Jack” Potter, president and CEO, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA); and, Gwynne Shotwell, president and COO, Space X.  
"We are at a pivotal time in both the FAA and the aviation industry. These new MAC members will provide essential guidance and input as the FAA moves forward with NextGen and makes critical decisions about the future,” said FAA Administrator Michael Huerta.


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