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Trump To Nominate Former Delta Air Lines Executive To Lead FAA

The nomination of Stephen Dickson comes as the agency faces criticism for its response to crashes involving the Boeing 737 Max.
President Trump plans to nominate Stephen Dickson to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. The agency is under scrutiny for its response to two crashes of Boeing 737 airplanes, which are pictured here outside Boeing's factory in Renton, Wash., on March 14. Source: Stephen Brashear

Updated at 6:15 p.m. ET

The White House says President Trump will nominate Stephen Dickson, a former executive and pilot at Delta Air Lines, to lead the Federal Aviation Administration.

The FAA has come under only after .

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