ATEC Joins Letter to Senate Urging Quick Action on FAA Administrator Nomination

ATEC joined a coalition of aviation stakeholders asking for consideration of Michael Whitaker as the next FAA Administrator, and strongly urging that the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the U.S. Senate move forward as soon as possible on the FAA Reauthorization bill.

“A completed FAA Reauthorization bill and a confirmed Administrator in 2023 will contribute in a substantial fashion to strengthening the agency’s efforts in advancing safety, efficiency, infrastructure, and innovation, supporting the FAA’s workforce, and enhancing the jobs and global competitiveness of the U.S. aviation industry,” said the industry group. “We stand ready to work with you on the nomination and reauthorization, and your counterparts in the House who have already passed an FAA Reauthorization bill, to achieve both these results.”

​ATEC joined the following organizations as signatories on the letter:
Aeronautical Repair Station Association
Aerospace Industries Association
Aircraft Electronics Association
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Airports Council International – North America
Air Traffic Control Association
American Association of Airport Executives
Association of Flight Attendants - CWA
Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International
Aviation Technician Education Council
Cargo Airline Association
Commercial Drone Alliance
Experimental Aircraft Association
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Helicopter Association International
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
International Council of Air Shows
National Agricultural Aviation Association
National Air Traffic Controllers Association
National Air Transportation Association
National Association of State Aviation Officials
National Business Aviation Association
NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots
Professional Aviation Safety Specialists
Recreational Aviation Foundation
Small UAV Coalition
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Vertical Flight Society