Dan Elwell has been appointed acting administrator of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Elwell – a deputy FAA administrator since June 2017 and chief NextGen officer at the federal agency – is a temporary replacement for Michael Huerta, whose term expired on 7 January 2018. So far the Trump Administration has not named a permanent administrator.
Elwell previously served as FAA assistant administrator for policy, planning, and environment from 2006 to 2008. He was at Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) from 2008 to 2013 before working as senior vice-president for safety, security, and operations at Airlines for America (A4A) from 2013 to 2015.
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