WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin M. Burke today released the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Steve Dickson to serve as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator. As an agency of the Department of Transportation, the FAA is responsible for the regulation and oversight of the United States’ aerospace system, including airports.
“Congratulations to Administrator Dickson on his confirmation to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. He has important work ahead of him. Airports appreciate the strong and cooperative relationship we have with the FAA. We look forward to working closely with Administrator Dickson to improve our nation’s airports by finding a real solution to our significant infrastructure needs and by reforming and streamlining costly regulatory burdens on our industry. Modernizing our airports will enhance the air travel experience for millions of Americans.”