FAA Administrator Michael Huerta to Speak at NBAA’s 2013 Convention

Contact: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.org

Washington, DC, August 21, 2013 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced today that Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will speak at the Opening General Session of NBAA’s 2013 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013), which will take place Oct. 22 to 24 in Las Vegas, NV.

“We are pleased to welcome Administrator Huerta to our 2013 Convention, and we look forward to hearing his thoughts and perspectives on the issues of greatest concern to the industry,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen.

Administrator Huerta was scheduled to speak at NBAA’s 2012 Convention, but had to amend his plans when Hurricane Sandy, which made landfall in the days just before NBAA’s event, caused major disruptions to the nation’s aviation system.

Before his confirmation as FAA administrator on Jan. 1, 2013, Huerta served as deputy administrator of the agency. Prior to joining the FAA, Huerta held senior positions at Affiliated Computer Services from 2002 to 2009, and served as the executive director of the Port of San Francisco from 1989 to 1993, and as commissioner of New York City’s Department of Ports, International Trade and Commerce from 1986 to 1989.

Administrator Huerta will be one of several speakers at the NBAA2013 Opening General Session held on Tuesday, Oct. 22 from 8:30 am to 10 am. NBAA will announce others who have accepted invitations to speak at the Opening General Session and other 2013 Convention sessions in the weeks ahead.

Learn more about NBAA2013 at www.nbaa.org/2013.

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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 9,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at www.nbaa.org.

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