During a White House meeting with US airline and airport executives, US President Donald Trump was surprised to learn that FAA administrator Michael Huerta is not a pilot and said it would be “better to have a pilot” leading the agency. Huerta’s five-year term as administrator is set to last until Jan. 7, 2018. “Is the gentleman who’s the head of the FAA right now not a pilot?” Trump asked, according to a transcript of a portion of the meeting released by ...

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