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NBAA applauds approval of new FAA Administrator

May 22, 2009  By Corrie

May 22, 2009, Washington, DC  – The NBAA today issued a statement following the Senate approval of J. Randolph “Randy” Babbitt as the next FAA administrator.

May 22, 2009, Washington, DC,  – The National Business Aviation
Association (NBAA) today issued the following statement following the
Senate approval of J. Randolph “Randy” Babbitt as the next
administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

“The National Business Aviation Association commends the Senate on its
approval of Randy Babbitt's nomination to be FAA Administrator. As a
pilot, he has operational knowledge of our air transportation system.
He also brings recognized expertise to our highly complex policy
issues. As the nation’s air transportation system faces many immediate
challenges, all of us in the business aviation industry know that Randy
will be able to hit the ground running at this critical point in the
evolution of our system. We look forward to working with him to achieve
our shared goal of leading the world in aviation."

About NBAA
Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business
Aviation Association, Inc. (NBAA) is the leading organization for
companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their
businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association
represents more than 8,000 companies and provides more than 100
products and services to the business aviation community, including the
NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, the world's largest civil
aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at www.nbaa.org .



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