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Dickson Sworn in as FAA Administrator

Dickson Sworn in as FAA Administrator

Former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson was sworn in today as the 18th Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Following the swearing-in ceremony by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Dickson said, “I am honored to join the outstanding team at the Federal Aviation Administration and look forward to…

IATA Report Highlights Growth In North America

IATA Report Highlights Growth In North America

…flew in 2018, with carriers reporting an 81.9 percent load factor overall, while fuel efficiency improved by more than 12 percent, the IATA report found. American Airlines was the top global carrier in terms of total kilometers flown in 2018, following by Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Emirates and Southwest…

U.S. Senate Confirms Dickson as FAA Head

U.S. Senate Confirms Dickson as FAA Head

The U.S. Senate voted 52-40 to confirm former Delta Air Lines executive Steven Dickson to a five-year term as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, putting permanent leadership at the helm of the agency for the first time in more than a year. Dickson retired last year as Delta’s senior…

Delta to Open New LGA Concourse in October

Delta to Open New LGA Concourse in October

Delta Air Lines has announced new dining options that will be available when they open the first concourse of their new terminal at LaGuardia International Airport (LGA) this fall. Renderings of the new space showcase well-lit, wide hallways and sleek designs for the five brands coming to the airport courtesy…

State Takeover Effort Of ATL Fails

State Takeover Effort Of ATL Fails

…reports of bribery involving an Atlanta city official and allegations of misuse of airport revenue surfaced. But airport and city officials vigorously opposed any state takeover, noting that the move would likely trigger legal action from the Federal Aviation Authority to block the hostile takeover attempt. Delta Air Lines, a…