The US Senate has unanimously confirmed Charlotte, N.C. mayor Anthony Foxx as the next US transportation secretary. Foxx, who has been mayor of Charlotte since December 2009, will replace Ray LaHood, who announced in January that he planned to step down as transportation secretary once a successor was confirmed. Airlines for America (A4A) president and CEO Nicholas Calio commended the Senate’s confirmation, saying A4A shares Foxx’s “commitment to building on the ...

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