White House set to nominate next FAA administrator, former city transit exec Phil Washington

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The Seattle Times

The White House is set within days to announce Phil Washington, CEO of Denver International Airport, as its nominee to be the next FAA administrator, according to two people familiar with the deliberations. Because the nominee will face U.S. Senate confirmation hearings, the nomination is politically sensitive and closely held. It will not be final until the Biden administration makes a formal announcement, expected this week or early next week. Washington’s aviation experience is relatively light. He has headed operations at the Denver airport for less than a year and has a strong track recor…

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