Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) is expected to lift his objection to Michael Huerta’s elevation to the top spot at the FAA just weeks before a year-end deadline to confirm the acting administrator’s position. DeMint’s objection initially stemmed from concerns about the FAA’s labor policy. A Senate aide, who requested anonymity, however, tells Aviation Week that the senator likely will stand down from the objection in the coming days. “This is a five-year nomination that wouldn’t have made sense ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Objection To Huerta FAA Confirmation Expected To Be Lifted In Coming Days".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.