Airlines Praise Huerta's FAA Approval

washington dcThe U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Michael P. Huerta as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator was applauded by Airlines for America (A4A), the airline industry group.

“Michael Huerta’s proven leadership and clear grasp of the imperatives of NextGen make him the right choice to continue leading the FAA, and we applaud the members of the U.S. Senate for taking this decisive action on his confirmation,” said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio.

“Administrator Huerta’s commitment to safety and improved efficiency of our nation’s airspace will benefit the traveling public and ensure we continue to build a more vibrant aviation industry that is so important to our nation’s economy and workforce,” Calio said. Senate confirmation is required by law.