Southwest Airlines head of labor relations and former FAA administrator Randy Babbitt is to retire, the airline announced. Babbit has been Southwest Airlines’ senior vice president-labor relations since 2012. He was FAA administrator from 2009 to 2011.  “We wish Randy all the best in his retirement after a long and distinguished career in aviation," Southwest COO Mike Van de Ven said in a statement. "We are grateful for his many ...

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