FAA Acting Administrator Bobby Sturgell yesterday was nominated by President George W. Bush to succeed Marion Blakey, whose five-year term as administrator expired last month. Dept. of Transportation Secretary Mary Peters urged Sturgell's confirmation, saying the former deputy administrator "has worked tirelessly. . .to fight congestion and modernize our aviation system while preserving the safest period in aviation on record." Air Transport Assn. lent its support despite the current row ...

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