Business & GA, Commercial


By Tish Drake | September 18, 2007
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The FAA named United Airlines executive Henry P. Krakowski as CEO of the agency’s Air Traffic Organization (ATO), effective Oct. 1. ATO has responsibility for FAA’s transition to the Next Generation Air Transportation System. Krakowski most recently was United Airlines’ vice president of flight operations, responsible for flight operations, flight training and standards, technology and labor relations. Acting ATO CEO Bobby Sturgell became the acting administrator of the FAA following the departure of Marion Blakey. Sturgell took over as acting ATO CEO following the departure of Russell Chew in February. Previously, Krakowski served as United’s vice president of Corporate Safety, Security & Quality Assurance, responsible for managing corporate and flight safety, security and regulatory compliance.

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