Former Delta VP Expected to Head FAA

Former Delta Air Lines vice president of operations, Steve Dickson, is expected to be nominated by U.S. President Donald Trump to head the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Dickson worked for Delta for 27 years and left in October 2018.
Trump was considering nominating his personal pilot, John Dunkin, to lead the FAA. This idea met strong criticism from some.
Dickson was in charge of more than 13,000 pilots at Delta as well as an internal support team of 400 employees. He flew muliple platforms including the B737, B757 and B767 while at Delta.He graduated from the U. S. Air Force Academy and served as an officer and F-15 fighter pilot.