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Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration:

Stephen M. Dickson of Georgia, to be the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration for a term of five years and to be the Chairman of the Air Traffic Services Committee (PA), Department of Transportation.

Steve Dickson recently retired from service as the Senior Vice President-Flight Operations for Delta Air Lines.  In this role, Steve was responsible for the safety and operational performance of Delta’s global flight operations, as well as pilot training, crew resources, crew scheduling, and regulatory compliance.  He also flew in line operations as an A320 captain, and previously flew the B727, B737, B757, and B767 during his career.  Captain Dickson is a strong advocate for commercial aviation safety and improvements to our National Airspace System, having served as chairman of several industry stakeholder groups and Federal advisory committees.  A former United States Air Force Officer and F-15 fighter pilot, Dickson is a Distinguished Graduate of the Class of 1979 at the United States Air Force Academy, as well as a graduate of the Georgia State University College of Law, magna cum laude.  He resides with his wife, Janice, in Atlanta, Georgia.